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BIM Object Guide: AluK (UK) Ltd

The National BIM Library


BIM Object Guide: Doorset System

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Contents
1.0 Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 3
1.1 Naming ........................................................................................................................ 4
2.0 Parameters ..................................................................................................................... 5
2.1 NBS_General .............................................................................................................. 5
2.2 NBS_Data ................................................................................................................... 7
2.3 IFC ............................................................................................................................ 10
2.4 COBie ........................................................................................................................ 13
3.0 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................ 15

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1.0 Introduction
This guide covers the use of AluK (Uk) Ltd Doorset Systems included within the National
BIM Library.

BSF70 Folding Door System - 3 Panel


58BD Single and Double
- Residential Entrance Door System

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1.1 Naming
National BIM Library objects are named to identify their type and configuration. Fields are
segregated using an underscore (_) and information within each field is segregated using
hyphens (-). Fields are abbreviated to reduce characters and capitals used at the start of
each abbreviation to aid readability.

File name and objects are named as below:

File name
Field1 Author_Field2 Category_Field3 Manufacturer_Field4 Product Range

Object
Field1 Author_ Field2 Category Field3 Manufacturer_Field4 Product_Field5 Differentiator

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2.0 Parameters
Parameters included in the BIM object are as follows:
2.1 NBS_General

Author

The name of the BIM objects Author.

BIMObjectName

Name of the BIM object as it will appear in software. Using


NBL naming procedure.

ManufacturerURL

The BIM object shall include a ManufacturerURL property


completed with a valid uniform resource locator (URL)
hyperlink to the manufacturers website. If the value is not
known or not available, the property shall be completed with
'n/a. For generic objects the value shall be completed with
n/a.

NBSCertification

A URL linking to the specific version of the NBS BIM Standard


against which the object has been certified.

NBSDescription

The BIM object shall include a NBSDescription property


completed with an alphanumeric value of the appropriate NBS
clause title from http://www.nationalbimlibrary.com/api/. If the
value is not known or not available, the property shall be
completed with 'n/a.

NBSReference

The BIM object shall include a NBSReference property


completed with an alphanumeric value of the appropriate NBS
clause reference from http://www.nationalbimlibrary.com/api/.
The clause reference shall be in the format xx-yy-zz/nnn
where xx-yy-zz is the NBS section code and nnn is the 3 digit
NBS clause number.

NBSNote

Where a second system which is related to the BIMobject can


be described.

NBSOfficeMasterTag

A reference to the object for the user if linked to an NBS


Create office master clause tag.

NBSTypeID

A reference to the object for the user if one or more is used


within the project.

ProductInformation

The BIM object shall include a ProductInformation property


completed with:
a valid uniform resource locator (URL) hyperlink to further

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product information, such as Technical documentation,
installation guides, certificates, product catalogues or
literature,
an alphanumeric value of a description of the location, where
the document can be found.
If the value is not known or not available, the property shall
be completed with n/a. For generic objects the value shall be
completed with n/a.
Revision

The BIM object shall include a Revision property for


completion within the project environment set with the default
value n/a.

Uniclass2

The BIM object shall include a Uniclass2 property. The value


shall be completed with an alphanumeric value of the
appropriate Uniclass2 classification code and description. If a
suitable Uniclass2 classification and description is not
available, the value shall be completed with n/a

Version

The BIM object shall include a Version property completed


with a numerical value, stated as a whole number,
representing the sequence of the object publication.

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2.2 NBS_Data

AirPermeability

Doorset system air permeability classification determined


to BS 6375-1.

Certification

Details of third party product/ system certification, for


example a BBA Certificate or BSI Kitemark.

CloserOptions

Doorset closer options.

DoorSealGasketOptions

Door seal gasket options.

FrameDepthOptions

Doorset frame depth options measured in [mm].

FrameFinishOptions

Doorset frame finish options.

FrameProfileOptions

Doorset frame profile options.

GlassUnitOptions

Doorset glazing pane options.

GlazingBeadMaterial

Doorset glazing bead material.

GlazingBeadOptions

Doorset glazing bead options.

GlazingBeadPositioning

Doorset glazing bead location.

GlazingThicknessOptions

Doorset glazing thickness options measured in [mm].

GreenGuideRating

A rating given by the BRE based upon the environmental


impacts of building elements and specifications by ranking
them on an A+ to E rating scale.

LockingOptions

Doorset locking options.

OpeningOptions

Doorset opening options.

SashSizeOptions

Doorset sash size options measured in [mm].

ThermalBarrier

Doorset frame thermal break gaskets.

WaterTightness

Doorset system water tightness classification determined


to BS 6375-1.

WindResistance

Doorset system wind resistance classification determined


to BS 6375-1.

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AdditionalHardware

Additional hardware that is not part of the doorset system.

AlternativeDoorsetGlazing

Glazing specification if not part of the doorset system and


it is to be installed on site or in joiner's shop.

BreakoutFacility

Indication if doors can be opened manually in an


emergency.

DoorSeal

Indication if a door seal is required to prevent or reduce


penetration of weather, fire/smoke, sound or light.

DoorsetFasteners

Type of door fasteners used during installation.

DoorsetType

Doorset type according to principal material.

FrameRevealFiller

Intumescent material used in cavities to prevent spread of


fire/smoke or weatherproofing compounds.

FrameSeal

Indication if a frame seal is required to prevent or reduce


penetration of weather, fire/smoke, sound or light.

OverPanels

Requirement for an overpanel which is not part of the door


system.

SidePanels

Requirement for a side panel which is not part of the door


system.

SystemAccessories

Additional items which do not come as integral parts of the


doorset system.

ThresholdBase

Threshold type if not part of the door system.

ThresholdStripping

Indication if a threshold stripping is required to prevent


weather, fire/smoke, sound or light that is not part of the
doorset system.

Trim

Indication of trim used as cloaking or for any other detail.

AntiFingerTrapRequirement

Indication whether there is a requirement for an anti-finger


trap.

ComponentNumber

Project component number reference.

Configuration

Doorset arrangement indicating number of door leaves


and operation.

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DoorNumber

Project door number.

ElectronicLock

Indication whether an electronic lock is required.

FloorFinish

Floor finish to doorset location.

FrameFinish

Door frame finish.

FrameMaterial

Door frame make-up where there are product options.

Handing

Doorset handing.

HardwareSet

Essential hardware supplied with doorset.

HeadDetail

Referenced head drawing number.

HoldOpen

Indication whether a hold open arm is required.

JambDetail

Referenced jamb drawing number.

KeySuiting

Key suiting reference.

LeafSwing

Directional swing.

LeafFacing

Indication of door leaf finish.

OpeningMechanism

Indication whether there is a requirement for an opening


mechanism.

SignageFire

Fire signage requirement.

SignageSecurity

Security signage requirement.

SignageWayfinding

Way finding signage requirement.

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2.3 IFC
Note: IFC definitions have been obtained from BuildingSmart IFC2x3 website
(http://buildingsmart-tech.org).
AcousticRating

Acoustic rating for this object. It is provided according to the


national building code. It indicates the sound transmission
resistance of this object by an index ratio (instead of providing
full sound absorption values).

BeamRadiationTransmitta Direct solar radiation transmittance that passes the glazing at


nce
normal incidence. It is a value without unit, often referred to as
(Tsol).
FillGas

Name of the gas by which the gap between two glass layers is
filled. It is given for information purposes only.

FireExit

Indication whether this object is designed to serve as an exit


in the case of fire (TRUE) or not (FALSE). Here it defines an
exit door in accordance to the national building code.

FireRating

Fire rating for this object. It is given according to the national


fire safety classification.

GlassColour

Colour (tint) selection for this glazing. It is given for information


purposes only.

GlassLayers

Number of glass layers within the frame. E.g. "2" for double
glazing.

GlassThickness1

Thickness of the first (inner) glass layer.

GlassThickness2

Thickness of the second (intermediate or outer) glass layer.

GlassThickness3

Thickness of the third (outer) glass layer.

GlazingAreaFraction

Fraction of the glazing area relative to the total area of the


filling element. It shall be used, if the glazing area is not given
separately for all panels within the filling element.

HandicapAccessible

Indication that this object is designed to be accessible by the


handicapped. It is giving according to the requirements of the
national building code.

HasDrive

Indication whether this object has an automatic drive to


operate it (TRUE) or no drive (FALSE).

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Infiltration

Infiltration flowrate of outside air for the filler object based on


the area of the filler object at a pressure level of 50 Pascals. It
shall be used, if the length of all joints is unknown.

IsCoated

Indication whether the glass is coated with a material (TRUE)


or not (FALSE).

IsExternal

Indication whether the element is designed for use in the


exterior (TRUE) or not (FALSE). If (TRUE) it is an external
element and faces the outside of the building.

IsLaminated

Indication whether the glass is tempered (TRUE) or not


(FALSE).

IsTempered

Indication whether the glass is tempered (TRUE) or not


(FALSE).

IsWired

Indication whether the glass includes a contained wire mesh


to prevent break-in (TRUE) or not (FALSE).

Reference

Reference ID for this specified type in this project (e.g. type A1 ), provided, if there is no classification reference to a
recognized classification system used.

Reflectivity

Fraction of the visible light that is reflected by the glazing at


normal incidence. It is a value without unit.

SecurityRating

Index based rating system indicating security level. It is giving


according to the national building code.

SelfClosing

Indication whether this object is designed to close


automatically after use (TRUE) or not (FALSE).

SmokeStop

Indication whether the object is designed to provide a smoke


stop (TRUE) or not (FALSE).

SolarHeatGainTransmitta
nce

Thermal transmittance coefficient (U-Value) of a material.


Summer thermal transmittance coefficient of the glazing only,
often referred to as (U-value).

ThermalTransmittance

Thermal transmittance coefficient (U-Value) of a material. It


applies to the total door construction.

ThermalTransmittanceSu
mmer

Thermal transmittance coefficient (U-Value) of a material.


Summer thermal transmittance coefficient of the glazing only,
often referred to as (U-value).

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ThermalTransmittanceWi
nter

Thermal transmittance coefficient (U-Value) of a material.


Winter thermal transmittance coefficient of the glazing only,
often referred to as (U-value).

Translucency

Fraction of the visible light that passes the glazing at normal


incidence. It is a value without unit.

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2.4 COBie
The following COBie parameters have been included within the Doorset Systems product
BIM object and can be used to prepare COBie data schedules:
AccessibilityPerformance

Accessibility issue(s) which the product satisfies.

AssetIdentifier

The asset identifier assigned to an occurrence of a product


(prior to handover).

BarCode

The identity of the bar code (or rfid) given to an occurrence of


the product.

CodePerformance

Code Compliance requirement(s) which the product satisfies.

Colour

Characteristic or primary colour of product.

Constituents

Optional constituent features, parts or finishes.

Cost

Cost impact of replacement process.

Documentation

Location (Uniform Resource Information) for further product


information.

DocumentReference

Location (Uniform Resource Information) for the source or


updates to this product information.

Features

Features or other important characteristics relevant to product


specification.

Finish

Characteristic or primary finish of product.

Grade

Standard grading(s) to which the product corresponds.

InstallationDate

The date that the manufactured item was installed.

LifeCyclePhase

Life Cycle Phase as defined in ISO 15978.

Manufacturer

The organization that manufactured or assembled the item.

Material

Main material of the covering.

MethodOfMeasurement

Method of measurement.

ModelLabel

The model number assigned by manufacturer.

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ModelReference

The name used by the manufacturer.

NominalHeight

Nominal height of product, typically the vertical or secondary


characteristic dimension.

NominalLength

Nominal length of product, typically the larger or primary


horizontal dimension.

NominalWidth

Nominal width of product, typically the characteristic or


secondary horizontal or characteristic dimension.

Process

Specification of process.

ProductionYear

The year of production for the manufactured item.

ReferenceStandard

Reference standard(s) to which the product is compliant.

ReplacementCost

An indicative cost for unit replacement.

SerialNumber

The serial number assigned to an occurrence of a product by


the manufacturer.

ServiceLifeDuration

The length or duration of a service life.

ServiceLifeType

The typical service life that is quoted for an artefact under


reference operating conditions.

Shape

Characteristic shape of product.

Size

Characteristic size of product.

SustainabilityPerformance Sustainability issue(s) which the product satisfies.


TagNumber

The tag number assigned to an occurrence of a product.

WarrantyDescription

Description of the warranty.

WarrantyDurationLabour

Duration of labour warranty (years).

WarrantyDurationParts

Duration of parts warranty (years).

WarrantyGuarantorLabour

Organization acting as guarantor of labour warranty.

WarrantyGuarantorParts

Organization acting as guarantor of parts warranty.

WarrantyStartDate

The date on which the warranty commences.

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3.0 Abbreviations
Drset

Doorset

nbl

national BIM library

Sym

System

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