Improving BIM Processes with Specifi


Specifi: Content Will Always be the Difference

Specifi has specialized in creating architectural symbols for foodservice equipment for 30 years. Specifi’s architectural symbols are created in both CAD and BIM/Revit. In both formats, these equipment symbols are rich in data, and they are ideal for creating accurate and useful layouts and renderings for commercial foodservice kitchens, bars, and restaurants.


What is BIM?

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process that uses digital models to represent the physical and functional characteristics of an architectural plan of any kind. BIM has become increasingly popular in recent years, as it can help to improve efficiency and accuracy in the design, construction, and operation of foodservice environments, including the most complex element, normally the kitchen.


One of the key benefits of BIM is that it can be used to capture and store large amounts of data about the components of foodservice environments for the entire life of the facility. This data can include information about the building’s materials, components, and systems to create a more accurate and detailed model of the building, which can be used to improve decision-making throughout the building’s lifecycle.


How Will Specifi Benefit You?

Here are some specific examples of how Specifi’s data-rich symbols can be used to improve the BIM process:

  • Specifi’s symbols can help to ensure that the correct equipment is specified for a particular project. For example, if a project requires a specific type of oven, Specifi’s symbols can be used to ensure that the correct oven is specified. This can help to avoid costly mistakes and delays.
  • Specifi’s symbols can help to improve the accuracy of BIM models. Specifi’s symbols include detailed information about the equipment’s dimensions, materials, and specifications. This information can be used to create more accurate and realistic BIM models.
  • Specifi’s symbols can help to improve the communication between all the different stakeholders in a BIM project. Specifi’s symbols are easy to understand, and they can be used to communicate the design intent of a project to architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders.

If you are involved in a BIM project, Specifi’s data-rich symbols can be a valuable asset and improve the communication in the BIM process.