Lighting Analysis

BIM Use

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Description

A process in which analytical modeling software utilizes the BIM design authoring model so to determine the behavior of a given lighting system. This can also include artificial (indoor and outdoor) and natural (daylighting and solar shading) lighting. Based on this analysis further development and refinement of the lighting design takes place to create effective, efficient, and constructible lighting systems. The application of this analysis tool allows for performance simulations that can significantly improve the design, and performance of the facility's lighting over its lifecycle.

Potential Value

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Resources Required

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Team Competencies Required

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References for Additional Information

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Sample Process Map(s)

[Link to Template Process Map]

Potential Output Information

Lighting analysis

Renderings

Source:  BIM Project Execution Planning Guide, Ver. 2.2 with minor revisions.

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