Former Director of Content at NBS.
Chartered Engineer with previous roles held at Cundall and building SMART UK. Ian was previously Director of the NBS National BIM Library before taking on the role of Director of Content at NBS where he is responsible for the successful delivery of all technical content that is created and maintained for NBS customers.
Areas of expertise:
Construction, specification, BIM, classification, digital content strategy, management and development, manufacturer product data, standardisation.
Represents the UK and British Standards on digital product information at European and international levels.
Various national NBS events e.g. BIM for Manufacturers.
Ian Chapman, Director of the National BIM Library and NBS, introduces our 2016 BIM Report for Manufacturers.
Slides from the An Introduction to BIM for Manufacturers presentation delivered by Ian Chapman from NBS at Ecobuild 2016.
We know that BIM means general change in construction industry working practices; it also means change in specification writing practices by NBS technical authors and for project specifications in general.
The colour coding of low voltage fixed wiring cable cores changed on 31 March 2004 . These changes affect not only electrical contractors, but also specifiers, builders, do-it-yourself
enthusiasts and anyone who carries out work on electrical cables.