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Female worker on jobsite
The National Institute of Building Sciences takes social equity in the built environment very seriously. This month, NIBS convened 30 building industry executives to discuss social equity and goals to steer the future of the U.S. built environment workforce. The roundtable included participants being carried through exercises to develop an… more
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) U.S. Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters (2023)
Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported the US surpassed $1 trillion in losses and 5,000 deaths from 122 separate billion-dollar disasters over the past seven years. These eyewatering losses demonstrate the need to redouble our collective efforts to reduce disaster impacts. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (… more
Our Top Blogs in 2022
As we look ahead to 2023, we’re reflecting on the news and information that crossed the NIBS blog this year. Here are our top posts from each month, according to readership. January: Building Resilient Communities by Incentivizing Investments February: Lead the Conversation on the U.S. Built Environment. Join the NIBS Board of Directors! March… more
Happy Holidays from Team NIBS!
We want to take this moment to thank you for following and supporting the National Institute of Building Sciences. The greater built environment is critical to our work to ensure the nation remains healthy, resilient, sustainable, and prepared. This year, we developed a new three-year strategic plan to guide the organization. Our goals are… more
We’re Sponsoring the Cal Poly Pomona Team in the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon!
The National Institute of Building Sciences is proud to announce sponsorship of the Cal Poly Pomona team participating in the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon 2023 (OCSD23). OCSD23 challenges university teams to design and build model solar-powered homes that address climate change and California’s housing needs. It aims to empower future… more