Usgnn.com: Dana K. "Deke" Smith, executive director of the buildingSMART alliance, part of the National Institute of Building Sciences, expects that Building Information Modeling (BIM) will soon become the information heart of a facility

Usgnn.com: Dana K. "Deke" Smith, executive director of the buildingSMART alliance, part of the National Institute of Building Sciences, expects that Building Information Modeling (BIM) will soon become the information heart of a facility, from inception onward. Smith discussed some ongoing efforts of the buildingSMART alliance in regards to BIM, including the development of an industry BIM standard, during the BEST 2 conference that's been underway this week in Portland, Ore.

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