Three weeks ago we were approached by an existing client to complete an electrical upgrade to one of their facilities. The only available drawings were generated by hand in May 1976 according to the title block. We agreed this would be the perfect project for “scan to BIM”. We used a Trimble scanner and scanned the buildings and then generated an architectural & structural model of the existing facility. A photo from site and views / renders from the Revit model are shown below. Using these models we then created a full electrical services model which will be used for ordering exact materials and also by the team on site for the installation. Next week we are meeting the client to show them exactly what the installation will look like using virtual reality before we start any physical work on site.
Thanks to Michelle McKee and Niall Hand from Korec for the training on the scanner on the day.