Australia’s peak body for the air conditioning and mechanical services industry has called for a raft of measures to foster the adoption of BIM by the engineering and construction sectors, including mandatory usage on government projects.

A submission made by the Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA) in response to Victoria’s Future Industries Construction Technologies Discussion Paper highlights both the benefits of BIM usage as well as a range of factors serve as roadblocks to its broader adoption by industry. According to the AMCA submission…