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AGC Glass Europe launches the AGC BIM Glass Selector and a wide range of products on

GC Glass Europe presents its architectural and decorative glass products in the BIMobject® Cloud

AGC Glass Europe presents a wide range of its architectural and decorative glass products in the BIMobject® Cloud, along with a BIM Glass Selector.

As Building Information Modelling (BIM) and the use of digital technology play an increasing role in the strategy for the design and operation of building projects, AGC Glass Europe is pleased to present a wide range of its architectural and decorative glass products in the BIMobject® Cloud. AGC has also designed a BIM Glass Selector available directly on or as a plug-in for Revit and Archicad software.
Architects, designers and project teams can now access a comprehensive selection of AGC glazing products including solar control glass, high performance low-e coated glass, laminated safety and security glass (bullet and explosion resistant) and decorative painted glass.
Efficient planning and building management BIM (Building Information Modeling) is an intelligent 3D model-based process that gives architecture, engineering, and construction professionals the insight and tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure.
AGC’s BIM objects are designed to ensure an optimal usage within the BIM environment. They include information such as geometric and performance data and the manufacturer’s details. Since product information is embedded in the BIM object, the architect has a prepared specification as soon as a product is selected. In addition to that, BIM accepts design changes, which means that a glazed area can be adapted as BIM takes the design change into account and automatically adjusts the other parameters.
All AGC BIM objects are available in Revit and Archicad format, two leading systems for running BIM software.
Furthermore, AGC has developed a ‘BIM Selector by AGC’ Plug-In to help professional users to make the right glazing choice depending on the intended application.
With the help of this add-on, project teams can find the ideal AGC glazing for their project by inputting the required glazing performance specifications such as light transmission, solar factor. The special plug-in can be easily downloaded from AGC’s product website and integrated into existing Revit and Archicad software.

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