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BIM Q3 2023

This report offers a comprehensive view of the status of BIM adaptation among electrical installers in Europe. Within the report, you will find information on the European countries where BIM is most and least used among installers, as well as details on the types of projects where BIM is predominantly employed and the revenue generated from BIM-related projects.

year

2023

No. of pages

97

Target group

Electrical installers from the companies that provide electrical installation services, but may also do other activities in addition (HVAC, plumbing, etc.). Most interviews are conducted with owners/ directors or purchasers of these companies.

Key research topics

BIM

Methodology

Based on 781 successful quantitative telephone interviews in native languages

Country scope

United Kingdom, Germany, France, Poland, Belgium and Netherlands and Spain

Deliverables

Full report in pdf or ppt covering all 7 countries, support from a key account manager in case of questions

Publication frequency

Quarterly

Price

3,150 Euro

What is this report?

This report offers a comprehensive view of the status of BIM adaptation among electrical installers in Europe. Within the report, you will find information on the European countries where BIM is most and least used among installers, as well as details on the types of projects where BIM is predominantly employed and the revenue generated from BIM-related projects. This information can aid in shaping, refining, or developing your business strategies for engaging with electrical installers. The research is based on quantitative telephone interviews conducted with 781 electrical installers. These companies provide electrical installation services and are also involved in activities such as HVAC, and plumbing, among others. The interviews were conducted across the seven major European markets.

Why do you need this report?

This report will provide valuable insights into the adaptation of BIM among electrical installers in Europe. These insights will be particularly valuable for manufacturers targeting this group, as the information in the report can either validate current business development strategies or lay the foundations for new ones. Furthermore, understanding installers’ attitudes toward BIM will facilitate fact-based internal discussions without the need for custom research.

How was the research conducted?

This report is based on 781 successful quantitative telephone interviews conducted in the native languages of the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Spain. The report relies on a representative sample of installers. The interviewed companies provide electrical installation services, but they may also engage in additional activities such as HVAC, plumbing, and so on. Most interviews are conducted with owners/directors or purchasers of these companies. This research is conducted quarterly, with reports covering various key marketing topics, including media orientation, BIM, prefab, sustainability, and many more.

What is included in this report?

The primary focus of this research is to provide key insights into the usage of BIM among electrical installers in Europe. The study offers insights into installers’ attitudes toward BIM usage, the main reasons behind not adopting BIM in their projects, the rate of BIM adoption among installers in European countries, and the types of projects where BIM is mostly used. It highlights significant differences among the seven European countries covered and provides other essential insights for each country. Additionally, the report includes a detailed view of the turnover and order book developments of the installers, along with other relevant details.

Key questions answered

At what rate are European electrical installers adapting to BIM in their work?

How much revenue is derived by European electrical installers from BIM-related projects?

What is the most common reason why installers are still not using BIM?

In which kinds of projects is BIM mostly used among electrical installers?

What is seen as the biggest limitation when it comes to using BIM in electrical installation projects?

Table of content

  1. Key takeaways 
  2. Business development 
  3. Building information modelling
  4. Cross country summary 
  5. United Kingdom 
  6. Germany
  7. France
  8. Poland
  9. Belgium
  10. The Netherlands 
  11. Spain

Frequently asked questions

  1. In which European country is BIM used the most among electrical installers?

The Netherlands leads in the field of BIM, with 69% being aware of it and 24% using it.

  1. Is the usage of BIM growing among European electrical installers?

BIM awareness has increased since 2018. The usage of BIM is expected to grow slowly but steadily in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Spain.

  1. What is the main reason electrical installation companies are not working with BIM?

In general, the primary reason for not working with BIM (yet) is that installation companies see no benefit in it, or they have yet to consider it.

  1. For which electrical products/application areas do installers use BIM the most?

BIM is most often used for implementing cables and wiring in a building.

  1. What percentage of electrical installers' turnover/revenue comes from projects where BIM is implemented?

35% of the turnover of BIM users comes from BIM projects.

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Team Leader | Consultant

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