The Potential of Building Information Modeling in Application Process of G-SEED

  • Chen, De Jian (Department of Architecture, Hongik University) ;
  • Yoon, Heakyung (Department of Architecture, Hongik University)
  • Received : 2018.10.04
  • Accepted : 2018.12.21
  • Published : 2018.12.30


Given the barriers to implement green building rating systems, Building Information Modeling (BIM) was suggested as an effective solution integrating information into one model and saving substantial time to facilitate certification process. Synergies between BIM and Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED), the most widely used rating system, have been researched for a few decades. This paper demonstrates literature review about the development of integration between BIM and LEED. The research focuses on synergies between BIM and Green Standard for Energy & Environmental Design (G-SEED) in Korea, as one of important strategies to mitigate greenhouse gas emission. The research compares LEED and G-SEED related items based on evaluation contents. The result manifests G-SEED and LEED share many common items in different degrees. Therefore, it is entirely possible for G-SEED and BIM to adapt same developing mode of LEED and BIM. Moreover, the study measures the potential of BIM in application process of G-SEED certification by investigation of credits in LEED and G-SEED can be earned by BIM. The results of paper indicate the documentation support LEED and G-SEED may be prepared directly, semi-directly and indirectly via sustainability analyses software in BIM.


LEED;Green Building;G-SEED;Building Information Modeling;Integration


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea, Hongik University


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