An Authoritative Source of Innovative Solutions for the Built Environment
The National Institute of Building Sciences successfully brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to identify and resolve problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1974, the Institute is a non-profit, non-governmental organization.
Explore our four areas of expertise
Industry Leadership & Advocacy
The Institute brings representatives together from across the industry to identify, address and resolve overarching challenges.Learn More
Facility Performance & Sustainability
The Institute develops resources to help industry professionals design, construct, operate and maintain high-performance buildings.Learn More