Today, Zutec, the leading common data environment (CDE) for developers, clients and asset owners in the residential sector, announces the availability of its new Golden Thread Dashboard.
Designed to capture building information across the asset lifecycle, from design to digital handover and maintenance, the Zutec solution provides one place to store, register and manage information while helping firms meet regulatory compliance. Leveraging Zutec’s decades of experience, it has been specifically developed to support the construction and building maintenance industries to prepare for the imminent arrival of the final provisions of the Building Safety Act (BSA) 2022 later this year.
Jeslin Joy, Head of Solutions Engineering at Zutec, says: “With the UK Government’s new building regulations putting an emphasis on digitising data, the golden thread of information will become a fundamental requirement for ensuring building safety and accountability. It is therefore more important than ever to have a robust client tool to manage information from design to build and beyond, and to prepare for this early.”
Providing a unified, top-level view of data, the Zutec Golden Thread Dashboard enables users to drill down and define, track and quality check all necessary documents required for compliance with the gateways set out in the BSA, as well as other building regulations. Users can track actions, outstanding deliverables, snags, and remedial works against trade/work packages, so nothing falls through the cracks when it comes to the construction, operations and maintenance documents for a building.
Managing RFIs, responses and changes to a build can be done within the tool, with details recorded for effective management of safety measures and auditing. Certificates due for renewal can also be monitored and updated. With search and sharing functionality, all stakeholders get transparency which helps firms meet regulatory requirements in the operations phase too.
The user experience is simple, the journey quick, and the view is action-oriented. This takes away the complexity normally seen in a CDE platform, so end users can focus on what matters most – ensuring the safety of tenants and proving their compliance with a full audit trail should it be needed. Administrators can also take advantage of the rich function offered by the Zutec platform, without it affecting the day-to-day user’s efficiency.
For clients, asset owners and developers looking to take the next step towards Golden Thread, Zutec is offering a proof-of-concept package so firms can try the solution on a project or asset before investing across a portfolio.
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