BIM Modeling Components


  • Standard Foundations – Wall & Column Foundations, Foundation Walls, Grade Beams, Piles and Pile Caps, Footings & Bases, Trench (Inside Building), Base Plates
  • Special Foundations – Pile Foundations, Grade Beams, Raft Foundations, Grouting
  • Slab in Grade – Standard Slab on Grade, Structural Slab on Grade, Inclined Slab on Grade, Trenches, Pits, and Bases, Under-Slab Drainage
  • Basement Walls – Basement Wall Construction, Moisture Protection, Basement Wall Insulation, Core Walls
  • Floor Construction – Suspended Basement Floors Construction, Upper Floors Construction, Balcony Floors Construction, Ramps, Exterior Stairs and Fire Escapes
  • Roof Construction – Flat Roof Construction, Pitched Roof Construction, Canopies, Equipment Pads
  • Exterior Walls – Exterior Wall Construction, Parapets, Exterior Louvers, Screens, and Facing, Balcony Walls and Handrails, Exterior Soffits
  • Exterior Windows –Windows, Curtain Walls, Storefronts
  • Exterior Doors – Glazed Doors and Entrances, Solid Exterior Doors, Revolving Doors, Overhead Doors, Personnel Doors, Other Doors and Entrances
  • Roof Coverings – Roof Finishes, Copings, Roof Eaves and Soffits, Gutters and Downspouts
  • Roof Openings – Skylights and Glazing, Roof Hatches, Vents
  • Partitions – Fixed Partitions, Site Built Toilet Partitions, Site Built Compartment Cubicles, Interior Windows and Storefronts
  • Interior Doors – Interior Doors, Interior Door Frames, Interior Door Wall Opening Elements, Interior Door Sidelights and Transoms, Interior Hatch and Access Doors
  • Fittings – Fabricated Toilet Partitions, Fabricated Compartments and Cubicles, Storage Shelving and Lockers, Ornamental Metals and Handrails, Water Closet and Sink
  • Stair Construction – Stair Treads, Risers, & Landings, Stair Handrails and Balustrades
  • Stair Finishes – Stair, Tread, Landing Finishes, Stair Soffit Finishes, Stair Handrail and Balustrade Finishes
  • Wall Finishes – Wall Finishes to Inside Exterior Walls, Wall Finishes to Inside Walls, Column Finishes
  • Floor Finishes – Floor Toppings, Flooring, Carpeting, Bases, Curbs, Trim, Skirting
  • Ceiling Finishes – Ceiling Finishes, Suspended Ceilings, Ceiling Soffit (Vertical)
  • Elevators & Lifts – Passenger Elevators, Freight Elevators, People Lifts, Wheelchair Lifts
  • Escalators & Moving Walks – Escalators, Moving Walks
  • Plumbing Fixtures – Water Closets, Urinals, Lavatories, Sinks, Bathtubs, Wash Fountains, Showers, Drinking Fountains and Coolers, Bidets and Other Plumbing Fixtures
  • Domestic Water Distribution – Cold Water Service, Hot Water Service, Pipes & Fittings, Valves, Hydrants, & Hose Bibbs, Water Heater, Domestic Water Supply Equipment, Insulation
  • Sanitary Waste – Waste Piping & Fittings, Vent Piping & Fittings, Floor Drains, Sanitary Waste Equipment, Pipe Insulation
  • Rain Water Drainage – Pipe and Fittings, Roof Drains, Cistern, Filtration, Other Rainwater Drainage Equipment, Pipe Insulation
  • Other Plumbing Systems – Gas Distribution, Acid Waste Systems, Interceptors, Pool Piping and Equipment, Decorative Fountain Piping Devices, Other Piping Systems
  • Energy Supply – Oil Supply System, Gas Supply System, Coal Supply System, Steam Supply System, Hot Water Supply System, Solar Energy System, Wind Energy System
  • Heat Generating Systems – Boilers, Boiler Room Piping and Specialties, Auxilary Equipment, Insulation
  • Cooling Generating Systems – Chillers, Cooling Towers and Evaporative Coolers, Condensing Units, Pipes & Fittings, Primary Pumps, Auxillary Equipment, Insulation
  • Distribution Systems – Supply & Return Air Systems, AHU , ducts, and devices, Vent & Exhaust Systems, Steam, Hydronic, Hot Water, Glycol & Chilled Water Distribution, Heat Recovery Equipment, Auxillary Equipment, Insulation
  • Terminal & Package Units – Terminal Self-Contained Units, Package Units, Other
  • Controls & Instrumentation – Heating Generating Systems, Cooling Generating Systems, Heating/Cooling Air Handling Units, Exhausts and Ventilating Systems, Hoods and Exhaust Systems, Terminal Devices, Energy Monitoring and Control, Building Automation Systems, Other Controls and Instrumentation
  • Other HVAC Systems & Equipment – Special Cooling Systems and Devices, Special Humidity Control, Dust and Fume Collectors, Air Curtains, Air Purifiers, Paint Spray Booth Ventilation, General Construction Items (HVAC)
  • Sprinklers – Sprinkler Water Supply, Sprinkler Pumping Equipment, Dry Sprinkler System
  • Standpipes – Standpipe Water Supply, Pumping Equipment, Standpipe Equipment, Fire Hose Equipment
  • Fire Protection Specialties – Fire Extinguishers, Fire Extinguisher Cabinets
  • Other Fire Protection SystemsCarbon Dioxide Systems, Ammonia Systems, Foam Generating Equipment, Clean Agent Systems, Dry Chemical System, Hood and Duct Fire Protection, Fire Alarm
  • Electrical Service & Distribution – Primary Transformers, Secondary Transformers, Main Switchboard, Interior Distribution Transformer, Branch Circuit Panels, Motor Control Center, Conduit & Wiring to Circuit Panels
  • Lighting & Branch Wiring -Lighting Fixtures, Devices, Exterior Building Lighting
  • Communication and Security -Fire Alarm System, Intercom System, Tele-Data System, Access Control, Panic-Emergency Call Devices, Security System/Cameras
  • Other Electrical Systems -Grounding Systems, Emergency Light and Power Systems, Floor Raceway Systems, Other Special Systems and Devices, General Construction Items (Elect)
  • Commercial Equipment – Security and Vault Equipment, Teller and Service Equipment, Registration Equipment, Checkroom Equipment, Mercantile Equipment, Laundry and Dry Cleaning Equipment, Vending Equipment, Office Equipment
  • Institutional Equipment –Ecclesiastical Equipment, Library Equipment, Theater and Stage Equipment, Instrumental Equipment, Audio-visual Equipment, Detention Equipment, Laboratory Equipment, Medical Equipment, Other Instrumentation Equipment
  • Vehicular Equipment –Vehicular Service Equipment, Parking Control Equipment, Loading dock Equipment, Other Vehicular Equipment
  • Other Equipment –Maintenance Equipment, Solid Waste Handling Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Residential Equipment, Unit Kitchens, Window Washing equipment
  • Fixed Furnishings –Fixed Artwork, Fixed Casework, Blinds and Other Window Treatment, Fixed Floor Grilles and Mats, Fixed Multiple Seating, Fixed Interior Landscaping
  • Movable Furnishings –Movable Artwork, Furniture and Accessories / Fitness Equipment, Movable Rugs and Mats, Movable Interior Landscaping
  • Site Clearing –Site Clearing
  • Site Demolition & Relocations –Site Demolition, Relocation of Building Utilities
  • Site Earthwork –Shoring Walls, Site/Topography
  • Roadways –Paving & Surface, Curbs & Gutters, Rails & Barriers, Markings & Signage
  • Parking Lots –Parking Lot Paving, Curbs, Rails, & Barriers, Parking Booths & Equipment, Markings & Signage
  • Pedestrian Paving – Pavers, Exterior Steps
  • Site Development – Fences & Gates, Retaining Walls, Terrace & Perimeter Walls, Signage, Fountains & Pools, Playing Fields, Flag Poles
  • Landscaping –Trees & Bushes
  • Water Supply & Distribution Systems – Potable & Non-potable Water Systems, Pumping Stations, Water Storage
  • Sanitary Sewer Systems – Piping, Manholes, Septic Tanks, Catch Basins, Package Waste Water Treatment Plants
  • Storm Sewer Systems –Piping, Manholes, Catch Basins, Retention Ponds, Ditches & Culverts
  • Heating Distribution -Steam Supply System, Condensation Return, Hot Water Supply System
  • Cooling Distribution – Chilled Water Piping, Pumping Stations, Cooling Towers on Site
  • Fuel Distribution –Piping, Equipment, Storage Tanks
  • Other Civil/Mechanical Utilities -Industrial Waste Systems, Petroleum & Lubricant Distribution System
  • Electrical Distribution – Substations, Overhead & Underground Power Distribution, Duct Banks
  • Site Lighting – Fixtures & Transformers, Poles, Conduit & Duct Banks
  • Site Communications & Security -Special Communications, Site Security
  • Other Electrical Utilities – Special Electrical Utilities
  • Service Tunnels – Conduit & Duct Banks
  • Other Site Systems & Equipment – Equipment