David Rekker of Bluebeam Canada talks with us on “In the Blue”


Show Notes from this episode:

Managing LEED Projects – MMM Group – Bluebeam Extreme Conference 2013

  1. 1. Using Revu to Manage LEED® Projects David Rekker, LEED AP BD+C Presenter: Blue and Green Should ALWAYS Be Seen!
  2. 2. Background • Enermodal Engineering – Kitchener, Ontario, Canada – Sustainability Consultants – From sandwich boards in the early 80s … … to LEED … … to a multi-disciplinary firm • MMM Group Ltd. – A full service engineering firm
  3. 3. Neuro-ergonomics has two major aims: • to use existing and emerging knowledge of human performance and brain function to design such systems for safer and more efficient operation, and • to advance understanding of human brain function in relation to cognitive processes and performance in real- world tasks. − Wikipedia
  4. 4. LEED® in 1 Slide • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design • Third-party verified Rating System • Various project types and stages – From Homes to ICI to Neighborhoods • 4 achievement levels based on points • At least 6 areas of Sustainability
  5. 5. LEED Sites Water Energy Materials IEQ Innovation
  6. 6. Challenges • Multi-disciplinary coordination – Various specialists provide input • Third-party reviews scrutinize all documents – Documentation heavy – Verification during construction • Stakes can be high
  7. 7. SDI Concept Reviews Design Doc’n Reviews Shops Compile Submit
  8. 8. 1 – Multiple Disciplines • Internal and External • Multiple Drawing Sets and Documents • Each review / re-look costs $$$ • Déjà vu work • Clear Communication
  9. 9. LEED Profile
  10. 10. Customized Highlights
  11. 11. Check Drawing
  12. 12. Tool Sets, Colors, Comments
  13. 13. Places and Hyperlinks
  14. 14. Columns do the Work Custom Column Formula Column
  15. 15. Create a Place
  16. 16. Comments for Tracking
  17. 17. Review is Compiled
  18. 18. Detailed Calculations
  19. 19. On-the-fly Calculations
  20. 20. Double-duty Calculations
  21. 21. • Green Building Council auditors • Poor Documentation = Many Questions • Clarity tools – Markups – Hyperlinks • Duplicable methods and results #2 – Quality Documentation
  22. 22. LEED Online
  23. 23. LEED Online
  24. 24. Documentation – LEED Letters
  25. 25. Documentation – Submittals
  26. 26. Documentation – External
  27. 27. Documentation – External
  28. 28. Documentation – Updating
  29. 29. Documentation – Clarity
  30. 30. #3 – Quick and Useful Reviews Product and/or Shop Drawing Reviews • Tracking • Marking up • Comments • Flexibility
  31. 31. Old School
  32. 32. New School
  33. 33. New School
  34. 34. Fast School
  35. 35. Thorough School
  36. 36. VLookup School
  37. 37. #4 – Fun Solutions Green Education Other
  38. 38. Building Tours
  39. 39. Building Tours
  40. 40. Personal Kitchen Design
  41. 41. Personal Kitchen Design
  42. 42. What’s Next for Us? Implementing Sets and Spaces bFX? Company-Wide Solutions • Department Profiles • iPad App Wish List
  43. 43. Thank you!

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Summary
Photo ofDavid Rekker
Name
David Rekker
Website
Job Title
Senior Regional Manager, Canada at Bluebeam, Inc.
Company
Bluebeam

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