Mark Walter

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Is interoperability the new magic pill?

What is the next step in Smart Buildings? Making people smarter, right? People always come first, right? And isn’t the promise of interoperability …

A further step toward interoperability — people

For years, I have been advocating a more cohesive turn-over process with respect to the construction of buildings and the completion of …

biix deploys smartTags for buildings

<b>San Francisco — biix deployed smartTags for the first time recently.</b><p>The main concept behind utilizing smartTags is to provide yet another simple and …

biix: Commissioning Issues Logs

biix cloud-based Issues Logs allow multiple users, fast response times, and easy issues tracking.<p>A Little History: Traditional management of the …

Accessing your information

Keeping it simple<p>Accessing information through biix uses a primary rule: <b>make things intuitive.</b> That means providing many easy paths to your …

More than one way to climb a tree

Many ways of getting there<p>When it comes to traditional file directories, we’ve always felt it can be hard to find what you’re looking for. …

Using Milestones

Sometimes, the Milestone feature gets overlooked. biix utilizes a simple Milestone calendar to help complete task lists. Tasks or task lists can be …

biix V2.0 prototypes: a fresh new look

While we still have a ways to go, we thought it would be fun to show you a sneak preview of our upcoming new look.<p>business about

Buildings, Information and ‘The Gap’

There’s BIM, BMS and data loggers. And now there’s biix.<p>Building Information Modeling (BIM) is first and foremost design software for buildings. …

Individual Assets: convenient forms for each asset

Centralizing asset information<p>When it comes to organizing assets, our upcoming biix V2.0 takes an approach that presents all your most useful data in …

What has biix created?

biix is all about <b>the interoperability of information</b>. Interoperability is, in our opinion, <b>the next level of smart in smart buildings</b>. It represents a …

The Five Levels of Commissioning

An Industry First — ‘Levels’ of Commissioning<p>biix provides a method to quantify the thoroughness of the commissioning effort, by offering <b>five (5)</b> …

Who biix helps

biix is helpful to anyone who needs information in a building — which includes a wide set of professionals.<p>D<b>esigners and architects</b> like to know that …

biix documentation statistics

We’re a fairly new start-up. And we enjoy monitoring our ‘biix-stistics’. We’ve been deploying our software since 2009, and so we thought it might be …

Combining visualizations with links into biix

So check out this visualization we did of the commissioning process on a recent project with a federal client.<p>Of course, there’s nothing unusual …

Especially In Net-Zero Energy Buildings, A Careful Eye On Operations Pays Off - Facilities Management Energy Efficiency Feature

<i>By Greg Zimmerman, Executive Editor</i><p>For many, the term "net-zero energy" calls to mind Jetsonian images of buildings that can control themselves …

Near Disaster at WTC: In Pictures