On May 18, the Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel, certified BREEAM In Use, hosted the conference “The benefits of BIM and BREEAM®” organized by BioEconomic®, with the collaboration of BREEAM Spain, ITeC, Bimetica and INERIA Management. The benefits of applying the BIM (Building Information Modeling) methodology were seen, integrating the BREEAM® sustainability standards.
It was welcomed by Ricard Casimiro, General Manager of the Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel and Sebastià Parera, Manager of BioEconomic. The first presentation was by Óscar Martínez, Director of BREEAM Spain.
The seminar was structured in two sessions, the first was moderated by Ferran Pérez, Head of the ITeC Business Quality Department, at which Óscar Martínez, Director of BREEAM Spain, explained the reasons why a Promoter makes a BREEAM® building. :
• Increase in the value of the property.
• Differentiate from the competitor.
• Increase in the occupancy rate.
• Improvement of financing.
• Health, Savings and Quality
José Lucas, Technician in Sustainable Construction of ITeC, Cristobal Bernal, COO – Founder BIMETICA & IAAC – Institute of Advanced Architecture Catalonia, Francisco Cageao, Prescriber in Deceuninck, Albert López, Architect Responsible for the Department of SOMFY, Pere Vilanova of DAIKIN, also intervened. Montse Rubio, Engineer of roads of ITALSAN, Mª Carmen González, Director Project Dept. of Airzone, of the Corporación Empresarial Altra, and finally Alejandro Cobos, BREEAM® Assessor of INERIA Management. Alejandro, who was the Assessor for the Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel, with the BREEAM® In Use certification, presented the actions carried out at the hotel, as well as the benefits of BIM and BREEAM, and ended with the presentation of the WELL Building Standard®, an international benchmark focused on the health and well-being of the users of the buildings.
The event was attended by architects, engineers, developers, builders, entrepreneurs and professionals in the prescription sector.