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19 hours ago
Institute to Host Representative Hearing on Healthcare Facility Person-Centered Care »
Requesting Testimony from Healthcare, Building Industry Representatives The nation’s healthcare environment is chan...
Monday, July 24, 2017
August 25 BSSC Webinar Will Look at Seismic Design of Masonry »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) will host the sixth webinar in its 2017...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Next BSSC Webinar Will Look at New Ground Motion Requirements of ASCE 7-16 »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) will host a special webinar to address...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Spotlight a Cutting-Edge Project that Goes Beyond Green™ »
Across the United States, designers, builders, owners, government agencies, manufacturers and others are going beyond the...
Friday, June 23, 2017
IAPMO to Serve as Building Innovation 2018 Technical Programs Sponsor »
With planning underway for Building Innovation 2018: The National Institute of Building Sciences Sixth Annual Conference...
Thursday, June 22, 2017
International Code Council to Be Top Sponsor for Building Innovation 2018 »
The International Code Council (ICC) has renewed its commitment to serve as the Conference Sponsor for Building Innovati...
Friday, June 16, 2017
Institute Issues Recommendations to the 45th President »
Highlights Key Building-Related Concerns Established by the U.S. Congress in 1974, the National Institute of Buildin...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
National Institute of Building Sciences Becomes ICC Preferred Provider »
The National Institute of Building Sciences has earned recognition as a Preferred Education Provider by the International...
Monday, April 17, 2017
Institute Partners on Green Sports Alliance Summit »
Staff to Moderate Session on Making Stadiums Sustainable Learn how to make stadiums and arenas high-performing at...
Friday, March 10, 2017
Podcast: Board Member, Institute Member Talk Codes »
Board Member Cindy Davis, deputy director of building and fire regulations at the Virginia Department of Housing and Com...
Friday, March 3, 2017
National Institute of Building Sciences Reaffirms Commitment to UN Global Compact »
Earlier this week, the National Institute of Building Sciences issued a Communication on Engagement (COE) reaffirming its...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Institute Sunsets High Performance Building Council »
Passes Mantel to the Building Industry A decade after the National Institute of Building Sciences established t...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
BOMA China to Translate Institute’s National BIM Guide for Owners »
This January, following a year-long development process, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) released its n...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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Representative Hearing on Facility-Based Requirements on the Delivery of Person-Centered Care

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