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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...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Survey of Code Professionals Predicts Substantial Retirement Exodus »
Highlights Opportunities to Reach New Recruits A recent survey conducted by the National Institute of Building Scienc...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Discover How the National BIM Standard-United States® Can Improve Project Delivery »
NBIMS-US ™ Project Committee Vice-Chair to Speak at ABX Building industry professionals at the ArchitectureBoston E...
Friday, August 22, 2014
National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years »
Forty years ago today, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Scien...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Webinar to Focus on Benefits of Outcome-Based Code Provisions »
Don’t miss this chance to learn more about the benefits of using outcome-based code provisions to achieve improved energy...
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Nominate Excellence in High-Performing, Resilient Buildings and Communities »
Beyond Green™ Awards Now Address Resilience The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Indu...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Buildings-Focused STEM Education Program Reaches Important Milestone »
Design Team Completes BIM for Mars City Facility Ops Challenge The Mars City Facility Operations (Ops) Challenge—a...
Thursday, July 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Date Change for Building Innovation 2015 »
Please update your calendar! Through negotiations with the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, the first full week of...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Architects to Help Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide »
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced it has agreed to support a new performance-based guide develope...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
House Approves Bill Based on Consultative Council Recommendations »
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill this week based on specific recommendations from the National Institute of...
Friday, June 6, 2014
President of FLASH to Present Second Webinar in MMC’s Series »
Series Addresses Pressing Aspects of Hazards Mitigation The National Institute of Building Sciences Multihazard Mitigat...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Consultative Council Seeks Industry Input on its Report to the President »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council is reaching out to building industry stakeholders—includi...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Consultative Council Recommendations Highlight Five Key Building Industry Priorities »
Report Featured at High-Performance Building Week Event Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences Consulta...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Institute Releases New Performance-Based Design Guide »
Free Tool Available to the Public via the WBDG Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences released the first br...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Vision Task Force Foretells How Projects Will Be Built in 2021 »
A task force of the National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART Alliance™ launched a new website today to offer...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
CEOs Announce Major Commitment to Promote Resilient Planning and Building Materials »
For the first time, leaders of America’s design and construction industry, along with building owners and operators, have...
Thursday, May 8, 2014
New Approach to Energy Code Compliance Clears Major Hurdle »
Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation Owners and design teams working to...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Institute Workshops to Focus on Cybersecurity of Building Control Systems »
New Dates Added The nation’s buildings are increasingly relying on building control systems (otherwise known as ope...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Institute to Help ICC Conduct Demographic Survey of Code Officials »
Calls Regulatory Members to Provide Input Within many sectors of the building industry, there is growing concern tha...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Free Webinar to Focus on Outcome-Based Pathways to Achieve Energy Performance »
The National Institute of Building Sciences will host a free webinar April 10, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm EST , to introduce an...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Webinar Series to Address Pressing Aspects of Hazards Mitigation »
A new, free, webinar series on mitigation from the National Institute of Building Sciences Multihazard Mitigation Council...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Sealy to Receive Ronald H. Brown Standards Leadership Award »
National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Past Chairman Jimmy W. Sealy, FAIA, has been selected by the U.S. Celebrati...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Industry Proposes Innovative Method for Implementing Green Construction Code »
Representatives from across the building industry, including code officials, building owners, manufacturers, designers and...
Monday, February 24, 2014
The Important Role the Private Sector Plays in U.S. Standards Development »
The Nation’s buildings have never been safer. Fire deaths have declined significantly—the 10-year trend in the fire death...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Workshop to Focus on Building Science Education in North America »
Students, professors and lecturers of building science, as well as practicing architects, engineers and risk management pr...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Take a COBie Course from the Experts Who Developed the Standard »
National Institute of Building Sciences Rolls out Building Sciences Online Academy The National Institute of Building...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
LVDC Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment Now Available for Public Comment »
Review Period Ends April 4 The National Institute of Building Sciences Low Vision Design Committee (LVDC) has rele...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Institute Honors 2013 Award Winners »
Each year, the National Institute of Building Sciences recognizes individuals and organizations that have provided outstan...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Institute Announces 2014 Executive Team, New Board Members »
The 2014 National Institute of Building Sciences Board of Directors is now in place. The Executive Team includes James "...
Monday, January 13, 2014
Callori Keynote Shows How Technology Helps Insurance Industry Reduce Risk: Building Innovation 2014 »
  Today, Day 5 of Building Innovation 2014—The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and E...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Prieto Keynote Provides Glimpse into the 7th Dimension: Building Innovation 2014 Day Four »
Above: Bob Prieto Kenotes the Thursday Lunch On Day 4 of Building Innovation 2014—The National Institute of Buil...

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