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Thursday, February 16, 2017
March 17 BSSC Webinar to Address Precast Concrete »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) will host the second webinar in its 201...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Early-Bird Rate Ends Tomorrow for 2018 Festival’s Building Science Pavilion »
Host a Booth to Engage with the Next Generation of Building Professionals The early-bird rate to participate in the...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
New Report Looks at Energy and Water Performance of Sports Venues »
Input Wanted from Stadium and Arena Operators and Managers It might not seem like installing a low-flush toilet wou...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Learn How to Use Layers in this Upcoming NCS Webinar »
Industry professionals interested in learning how to use layers in the nation’s leading CAD standard should attend the upc...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Institute Welcomes 2017 Board, Says Farewell to Retiring Directors »
The National Institute of Building Sciences welcomes new members to its Board of Directors this January and says goodbye t...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Institute Honors Industry Leaders during Annual Awards Ceremony »
Each year, the National Institute of Building Sciences hosts an Awards Reception and Dinner to recognize individuals and o...
Thursday, January 19, 2017
SBIC Recognizes 2016 Beyond Green™ Award Winners »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) recognized the 2016 Beyond Gr...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
NCGBCS White Paper Looks at Role of Existing Building Codes »
How Codes Can Be Used to Transform Nation’s Building Stock The National Institute of Building Sciences National Cou...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
The WBDG Whole Building Design Guide® Gets an Overhaul »
Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences officially launched its newly redesigned free web portal, the WBDG Who...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Institute Unveils National BIM Guide for Owners »
Today, following a year-long development process, the National Institute of Building Sciences released its new guideline t...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Worker, Water Shortages Primary Concerns in 2016 Moving Forward Report »
Consultative Council Releases Report at Building Innovation 2017 Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences...
Monday, December 12, 2016
BSSC Schedules 2017 Webinar Series on Construction Materials »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) will host, under the sponsorship of t...
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Outcome-Based Pathway Needs One More Vote to Become Optional Path in 2018 IECC »
Voting via cdpACCESS™ Is Now Open Two weeks ago in Kansas City, Missouri, governmental members at the International...
Monday, October 17, 2016
More than a Decade after Study’s Release, Institute to Begin “Mitigation Saves Version 2” »
Will Look at Disaster Mitigation Efforts, Use of Codes to Reduce Risk The National Institute of Building Sciences...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Institute Briefs Congressional Staff on Using Incentives to Improve Resilience »
Releases Addendum to Incentivization White Paper, Offers Recommendations for Action Representatives from the Nati...
Friday, September 16, 2016
National BIM Guide for Owners Now Available for Public Review »
Comments Due by October 31 The National Institute of Building Sciences has completed development of a new guideline...
Monday, September 12, 2016
FHWA Releases Report on Information Modeling for Bridges »
Project Spearheaded by the National Institute of Building Sciences Following a two-year effort, the Federal Highway...
Monday, August 29, 2016
New Survey Looks at Energy and Water Performance of Sports Venues »
Input Wanted from Stadium and Arena Operators and Managers Description: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S....
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Institute Participates in White House Forum on Smart Finance for Disaster Resilience »
Discussion Focuses on Incentivization The White House Council on Environmental Quality hosted a forum this morning o...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
ABA Resolution Could Reduce Safety, Increase Costs, Add Undue Burden to Tax Payers »
Institute Recommends Instead Engaging in a Dialogue with SDO Community The National Institute of Building Sciences i...
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Institute Spearheads Resilience Chapter in New Architectural Graphic Standards »
Earlier this spring, Wiley released the twelfth edition of Architectural Graphic Standards , its seminal reference for...
Friday, June 3, 2016
Civil Engineer Joins National Institute of Building Sciences Team »
The National Institute of Building Sciences has added a civil engineer to its employee roster. JiQiu (JQ) Yuan, PhD, PE,...
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Institute Testifies About Using Incentives to Reduce Cost of Disaster Response »
The way to achieve resilience in U.S. communities is through an approach that incorporates input, consensus, leadership an...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Institute Supports White House Effort to Advance Resilience and the Building Codes »
The National Institute of Building Sciences is proud to support the White House in its efforts to advance the nation’s res...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Resilience Building Coalition Releases Progress Report »
Introduces Set of Resilience Principles The American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Institute of Buildin...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
International Code Council Renews Top Sponsorship for Building Innovation 2017 »
For the second year, the International Code Council (ICC) renews its commitment as the Conference Sponsor for Building In...
Monday, April 4, 2016
Institute Submits Outcome-Based Pathway for Inclusion in the 2018 IECC »
Approach Will Help Communities Achieve Expected Energy Performance Building on a multi-year, industry-wide effort t...
Friday, March 25, 2016
Off-Site Construction Council Releases Results of Industry Survey on Software Utilization »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) conducted a survey in the summer of 201...
Thursday, March 17, 2016
SEPS2BIM Team to Discuss Award-Winning Facility Management Project »
Find out how federal agencies are using building information modeling (BIM) for space and equipment planning by attending...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Introducing the Building Sciences Career Center on WBDG »
A Valuable Resource for the Next Generation of Building Industry Professionals This week, the National Institute of...
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Institute Announces 2016 Executive Team, New Board Members »
The 2016 National Institute of Building Sciences Board of Directors is now in place. The Executive Team includes S...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
AHI Papers Address Five Critical Issues Affecting Nation’s Healthcare Facilities »
In January, during Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo , the...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
NIBS Receives ANSI Pre-Approval of Four Better Buildings Workforce Schemes »
Review Paves Way for Credentialing Bodies to Certify Energy-Related Building Professionals Over the past several year...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
SBIC Recognizes 2015 Beyond Green™ Award Winners »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) recognized the 2015 Beyond Gree...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Consultative Council Recommendations Build on 2014 Industry Priorities »
Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council released its 2015 report, Moving Forward: Finding...

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