Building Information Modelling (BIM) allows designers, architects and construction professionals to plan, design and construct buildings.
If you’re an architect or designer, you can be reassured that it’s easy to incorporate HAG Roller shutters into your BIM design using several key pieces of information.
For standard installations, technical drawings in PDF format are available for the range of HAG roller shutters, including:-
• Armourguard Roller Shutter
• Alishield Roller Shutter
• Alulink Roller Shutter
• Diamond Grille
• Clear Guard
Drawings are available to show to show chain operation, electric, manual and one or three phase electrical industrial arrangements.
HAG’s in house CAD department can also produce bespoke drawings.
For added assistance when incorporating HAG’s roller shutters into your BIM design, product specifications are also available.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have developed specifications and clauses, that are also available using the National Building Specification (NBS) Plus library.
Relevant HAG product specifications cover the Alishield, Alulink, Armourguard, Seceuro and Clear Guard range of roller shutters.
CE compliance is attained in accordance with Construction Products Directive CPD 89/109/EEC, whereby 5 of the 21 New Approach Directives apply to roller shutters.
British Standards relevant to roller shutters include:-
BS EN 13241-1:2003 Industrial, Commercial, Garage Doors and Gates
BS EN 12453:2001
BS EN 12604:2000
HAG is also fully approved in accordance with Chas, Safe Contractor and Construction line to help contractors when assessing working policies, safety and Procedure Qualification Records (PQRs).
All Construction Design and Management regulations and documentation are complied with in respect to:-
• CE marking
• Operation manuals
• Site Specific Risk Assessments
• Method Statements
• Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Qualified Engineers and Surveyors
• Certificate of Incorporation
• Access equipment certification
HAG is affiliated with relevant trade bodies and associations such as:
• Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA)
• Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) – who provide a code of conduct that covers insurance, employment, business integrity, safety, workmanship standards, training and Quality Assurance
With the abundance of technical information available from HAG, coupled with CE compliance, membership and association with appropriate trade bodies, architects and designers can comprehensively incorporate roller shutters into BIM design with confidence.
Through every stage of BIM design, through to installation and aftercare, HAG will continue to be of exceptional service to contractors, architects, building owners and facilities management teams.
Get in touch with our team by calling us on 0800 072 3444 or fill out our contact form
HAG offers a wide range of products and services, if you would like further information call 0800 072 3444 now to speak to a member of our team.