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Our Golden Anniversary: NIBS Turns 50 in 2024
2024 is a big year for the National Institute of Building Sciences. NIBS officially was established in August 1974, by the U.S. Congress in the Housing and Community Development Act, Public Law 93-383. At that time, Congress recognized the need for an organization to serve as an authoritative source supporting government and private sector… more
Coming to BEST6? View the Full Schedule
NIBS has released the schedule for the Building Enclosure Science & Technology (BEST6) Conference March 18-20, at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol. The conference theme is "The Next Generation of Building Technology," focusing on the impact of climate change on building enclosures, new techniques in building design and construction,… more
Building Innovation Podcast
Every year, NIBS recognizes built environment professionals – thought leaders, change-makers, and innovators – folks who are getting things done and their work and projects support the industry in big ways. For the newest episode of the Building Innovation Podcast, we caught up with some of the award recipients from 2023. We spoke with the… more
Send Us Your Speaker Abstracts for Building Innovation 2024
NIBS has opened the call for abstracts for Building Innovation 2024. The deadline is February 23. Building Innovation is the premiere meeting for all who work to improve the built environment. The meeting will cover three topic areas: Resilience, Technology, and Building Performance & Sustainability. It takes place May 22-24, at the Capital… more
Our Year on the NIBS Blog: Top Posts from 2023
By Christine Cube As we look to 2024, 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: Disaster Resilience is a Trillion-Dollar Challenge. Here’s What FEMA Can Do To Help February: HUD Unveils New Report to Overcome Barriers to Offsite… more