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Monday, March 9, 2015
Energy Department and the Institute Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines »
As a part of the Obama Administration’s effort to support greater energy efficiency through the Better Buildings Initiativ...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Town Hall Meeting Report on the Future of Code Officials Is Now Available »
Summarizes Code Officials’ Discussion of Impending Workforce Crisis, Offers Solutions The International Code Coun...
Monday, February 23, 2015
Consultative Council Wants to Hear About Building Industry Priorities »
Industry Feedback to Serve as Basis of 2015 Report to the President The National Institute of Building Sciences Con...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Webinar to Look at Financing Small Commercial Building Energy Performance Upgrades »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (CFIRE) will host a webinar M...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Institute Gears up to Launch Building Enclosure Commissioning Course »
Get a Sneak Peek at the BECx Education Workshop Preview during BEST4 As jurisdictions around the country are startin...
Friday, January 23, 2015
NFMT – The Place to be for COBie, WBDG and FMOC! »
Institute Members Attend for Free The National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT) ,...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Institute Welcomes 2015 Board, Says Farewell to Retiring Directors »
The National Institute of Building Sciences welcomes two new members, Carl Hedde and Thomas Izbicki, to its Board of Direc...
Friday, January 9, 2015
GSA Public Buildings Service Commissioner Keynotes FEDCon® Lunch »
Building Innovation 2015 Day Four Today, Day 4 of Building Innovation 2015—The National Institute of Building Sciences...
Friday, January 9, 2015
Institute Awards Recognize Exceptional Service »
Each year, the National Institute of Building Sciences recognizes individuals and organizations that have provided outsta...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
SBIC Recognizes 2014 Beyond Green™ Award Winners »
"The success of the project in ten years will be how many buildings have followed our lead and taken lessons from what we...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Conference Activities Fuel Ideas for Resilient Communities »
Building Innovation 2015 Day Three On Day 3 of Building Innovation 2015: The National Institute of Build...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Consultative Council Recommendations Highlight Three Key Building Industry Priorities »
2014 Report Featured at Building Innovation 2015 Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Co...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
NEMA President Kicks Off Technical Program with Opening Plenary Keynote »
Building Innovation 2015 Day Two Today, Building Innovation 2015—The National Institute of Building Sciences Third An...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Small Commercial Buildings Offer Huge Energy Efficiency Retrofit Opportunities »
Financing Challenges Still Must Be Overcome In a report today from its Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estat...
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Creating High-Performing Resilient Communities Topic of Keynote Day One »
Building Innovation 2015 Conference Begins Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences kicked off Day One of B...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Building Innovation 2015 Offers 32 Continuing Education Units »
Select from 7 Different Events to Satisfy Professional Education Requirements Attend Building Innovation 2015: The Nat...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Save the Date! BSSC to Host NEHRP Colloquium February 11 in California »
Attend this upcoming colloquium and find out about the key outcomes, major updates and future research needs from the...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Celebrate, Say Farewell to a Pillar of the Institute, Earle Kennett to Retire in January »
The National Institute of Building Sciences will bid farewell to Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Operating Officer (...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
CEOs Will Discuss Efforts to Advance Resilience during Institute’s Plenary Symposium »
Leaders from building industry organizations and corporations will come together during the Plenary Symposium: Creatin...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Outcome-Based Pathway to be Part of 2015 IgCC »
New Approach Will Help Communities Achieve Expected Energy Performance For the first time, a national model code includ...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building Innovation 2015 Keynote Speakers to Focus on Community Resilience »
Attendees of Building Innovation 2015: The National Institute of Building Sciences Conference and Expo will hear a varie...
Friday, November 7, 2014
President Proclaims November to be Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month »
Emphasizing how essential America’s critical infrastructure is to our national security and economic growth, President Bar...
Friday, November 7, 2014
buildingSMART alliance Calls for Papers, Case Studies on BIM Education »
Abstracts Are Due Monday, December 1 The National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance is calling...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Ten Years after “Mitigation Saves” Conference Session on Private-Sector Investment in Mitigation »
A decade after the release of the seminal study, Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: An Independent Study to Assess the Futu...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Symposium Looks to Improve Facilities with the Power of Information »
Information—whether good or bad— is the basis for all leadership and decision making, and a key component of productivit...
Friday, October 17, 2014
Outcome-Based Pathway Needs One More Vote to Become Code »
Voting via cdpACCESS Is Now Open Earlier this month, the members in attendance at the International Code Council Annual...
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volunteer Your Time and Save: Students Needed to Assist at Building Innovation 2015 »
Students interested in attending Building Innovation 2015: The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SBIC Appoints Jury for 2014 Beyond Green™ Awards Award Entries Due October 31 »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) announces the appointment of R...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Fourth Webinar in MMC’s Series to Address Pressing Aspects of Hazard Mitigation »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) announces its fourth webinar in its serie...
Monday, October 6, 2014
LVDC Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment Available for Second Public Review »
Review Period Ends November 10 The National Institute of Building Sciences Low Vision Design Committee (LVDC) has relea...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Symposium Focuses on Helping Lead Communities to Higher Building Performance »
Find ways to guide your team to improve building performance—at both the individual facility and wider community levels—wh...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Institute to Lead Several Important Discussions at ICC Conference »
The International Code Council (ICC) will hold its 2014 Annual Conference September 28 – October 4 in Ft. Lauderdale, Flor...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Discover How to Evaluate Facility Performance, Resilience at Institute Symposium »
Come take part in the Facility Performance and Sustainability Symposium: Setting the Foundation for Resilient Commun...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Methods for Creating Resilient Communities to Be Addressed at Upcoming Institute Symposium »
When a disaster strikes, whether natural or man-made, the results can be devastating for communities. Disruptions can impa...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
AIA, CSI and NIBS Publish Updated United States National CAD Standard® »
NCS V6 Includes New BIM Module, Symbols, Site/Civil Language Following a fifteen-month development process, the nat...

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