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TÜV SÜD BIM model check

Check the quality of your open BIM/IFC project against ISO 16739 or your customised BIM project specification

Check the quality of your open BIM/IFC project against ISO 16739 or your customised BIM project specification

TÜV SÜD is the trusted and independent partner of choice for BIM model check, BIM certification and 3rd party BIM review. Our BIM experts develop and apply both customised and standardised open BIM / IFC model check. We combine 60-100 rules to detect if your BIM project is compliant with ISO 16739 (IFC) and if your all trade BIM models are properly developed, coordinated and managed. Specific BIM reviews are catered to various design stages, complexity and stakeholders of the project. We aim to enable open BIM / IFC based project quality control and BIM certification with customised and ready-to-run Solibri model check beyond clash detection. 



We apply BIM knowledge and best practices to every stakeholder and their personal KPIs. The general benefits include: 

  • Optimise BIM authoring, coordination and management for open BIM / IFC projects
  • On-the-job BIM training through the impartial BIM model check results
  • Save time on discussion with TÜV SÜD proven best practices for open BIM / IFC projects and ISO 16739
  • Compact and replicable BIM model checks for close-knit BIM project management thanks to the combination of the most important quality and risk benchmark
  • High credibility and neutral BIM review by TÜV SÜD supported by well-known experts with the best-in-class Solibri technology knowledge
  • Easy to understand outputs for building owners and investors through TÜV SÜD project certificate
  • Digitally ‘plug-n-play’ issue reports based on Solibri’s coordination report and BCF for consultants and contractors

As a normative and pragmatic framework, TÜV SÜD BIM model check and project certification ensures that your BIM projects and models are compliant with international standards. This allows projects to be certified and stakeholders to understand the international benchmark for BIM standards.

Building owner

  • Reduce approximately 30-50% of the BIM management and QA/QC costs through project review automation
  • Reduce time needed for quality and risk reporting per data drop from 1-3 weeks to 1-3 days
  • Ensure maximum QA/QC plausibility of the Quality & Risk report

  • Reduce approximately 25-40% of the time needed for technical meetings thanks to visual and detailed reporting and the digital BCF reports



  • Avoid approximately 25-40% of the traditional cost overrun
  • Maximum design/project reliability towards the Project Sponsor Bid without the traditional delta of 20-70% CAPEX forecast


 Project Manager

  • Reduce labour cost needed to run BIM projects
  • Increase your internal productivity by 30-50%
  • Detailed BIM analysis without time investment


 Architect/ Engineer/ Consultant

  • Save 2-6 hours of BIM coordination productivity per data drop with TÜV SÜD 'plug-n-play' BCF report
  • Free BIM training for your BIM authors and BIM coordinators through BIM model check
  • Get certified by globally recognised TÜV SÜD BIM Excellence Certification



  • Save approximately 2 to 3 man-days per project takeover
  • Rapid qualifying and checking of technical/ VDC items that can affect the constructability, schedules and processes of your project
  • Impartial 3rd party validation for your project involvement



BIM model check for open BIM / IFC projects is a proven solution to ensure digital BIM quality, risk management and ISO 16739 compliance. The solutions are globally used:  


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