Overview: The buildingSMART alliance is a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences. The buildingSMART alliance was created to spearhead technical, political, and financial support for use of advanced digital technology in the real property industryâ€"from concept, design and construction through operations and management. Its mission is to "improve all aspects of the facility and infrastructure lifecycle by promoting collaboration, technology, integrated practices and open standards." The focus is to guarantee lowest overall cost, optimum sustainability, energy conservation, and environmental stewardship.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.nibs.org/?page=bsa_projects
IPR Policy: Not available
Current Status: Active