• Validate the asset data throughout each work stage.

  • Report any missing information and assign responsibility

  • Compare 360° with COBie data to identify any data defects

Manage the risks, don’t just transfer them

Although we still await guidance on what the Regulator will expect the Digital model of the building to contain, it seems very unlikely it will be explicit.

At the beginning, it might be that a collection of documents in CDE would satisfy the gateway review, but the legal duty of the accountable/responsible persons is to ensure the asset information is adequate to demonstrate that buildings are safe. Incidents will happen and litigation will kick in to assign blame, in which case duty holders will want to be very confident that the models, schedules and documents they have been provided are all aligned and include the “required” information.