Case Study – MEPFP Modeling & Clash Detection Services

Case Study - MEPFP Modeling & Clash Detection Services

Develop highly accurate MEPFP model and provide clash detection services for an educational project - Ivy League University's Residential Hall in New Jersey.

MEPFP BIM modeling and clash detection of Ivy-league university by United-BIM.

Revit MEPFP Modeling and Clash Detection Services for an Educational Project - University's Residential Halls

  • Client
  • Engineering Firm
  • Industry
  • Client: Engineering Firm, Project: Educational
  • Services
  • MEPFP BIM Services | MEPFP Coordination | Clash-detection
  • Tools
  • Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks
  • Units
  • SQFT - 577,707
    HVAC Duct - 5.17 miles
    Piping - 29.62 miles
    FP Piping - 9.19 miles
    Cable Tray - 1.79 miles
    Conduit - 4.79 miles
    Electrical Devices - 19,194
  • Duration
  • 20 Weeks
Architectural BIM modeling of Ivy-league university by United-BIM
MEPFP BIM modeling and clash detection of Ivy-league university - by United-BIM
  • About Project
  • 8 blocks (each block of 7-story) of Ivy League University's Residential Halls, located in New Jersey, are of an approx. 577,707 SQFT area having combined 5.17 miles of ducts, 1.79 miles of cable trays, 4.79 miles of electrical conduits, 19,194 total electrical elements, 29.62 miles of plumbing piping and 9.19 miles of fire-sprinkler pipes. It was a large scale project with various typical MEPFP design issues. The client had a very aggressive deadline for this project to produce a clash-free & coordinated MEPFP model. United-BIM was assigned the task of MEPFP modeling and clash detection services for the entire project. We are proud of successfully meeting the client's requirements by completing it on time.
  • Project Brief
  • Challenges during the project were an aggressive deadline & typical MEPFP design errors. These errors were corrected based on the red markups and written comments. With the right mix of team members with relevant experience, we were able to deliver the project on-time. We delivered an accurate, detailed & clash-free MEPFP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection) coordinated model.
Site location view of Ivy-league university by United-BIM
Architectural BIM modeling of Ivy-league university by United-BIM.
MEP BIM modeling and clash detection of Ivy-league university - by United-BIM.
MEPFP BIM modeling and clash detection of Ivy-league university by United-BIM.

Project skills & expertise

The services used for the execution of this project were Revit BIM Modeling and Coordination. Dedicated BIM modelers from our MEPFP modeling team worked in sync to create an accurate MEPFP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection) model using Revit and Navisworks. Our 3-Level of quality checks assured accurate reproduction of dimensions and specifications.

10 Set of Design Coordination Checklists

During the design coordination process, it becomes essential for each building system designers to coordinate their designs with other disciplines. Here are the individual coordination checklists for 10 design disciplines for clash-free coordination.

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We appreciate the Quality, Communication and Collaboration of United-BIM. We would engage them again for future projects and would recommend their services.

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