Through BIM information can be provided to a standard data structure. This increasingly allows project teams to digitally verify that the information that is being requested has been delivered. In this article, NBS Labs Manager Alan Smith, looks at what is possible now in terms of BIM and verification.


Since releasing the BIM Toolkit verification functionality in April 2015 as a private beta, we have worked with beta testers to further refine the tools to make them suitable for the industry as a means of verifying BS 1192-4:2014 (COBie).

There are three main aspects to verification – Definition, Submission and Verification.


The BIM Toolkit may be used to capture information requirements for the various project deliverables.

For an example project, at stage…

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