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Chicago Build Conference and Expo Sept. 19 and 20
Chicago sure made an impression. The National Institute of Building Sciences sent a small team to the Chicago Build Conference and Expo Sept. 19 and 20, at the McCormick Place Convention Center. After setting up our booth (No. 755), our marketing, sales and technical staff were swamped in the best possible way. We were greeted with high energy… more
Talk about a busy summer.
The National Institute of Building Sciences team and staff criss-crossed the country for meetings, speaking engagements, and conferences, including A’19 with the American Institute of Architects, Resilient Virginia, Disaster Resilience Symposium at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, Energy… more
NIBS support staff
Be Efficient and Resilient theme emphasizes the support of optimized operations and cost-effective and resilient projects The National Institute of Building Sciences attended the DOE Federal Energy Management Program’s 2019 Energy Exchange and Trade Show in Denver at the end of August. The NIBS team went to support the FEMP Workforce Development… more
Hurricane Dorian
News reports say Hurricane Dorian is expected to be a Category 4 storm with 140 mph winds and could land in Florida as early as this evening. If this happens, Dorian would be the strongest hurricane to strike the east coast of Florida in nearly three decades. The last storm of this caliber was Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The 2018 Atlantic… more
earthquake response
If you live on the West Coast, you might remember that day. Just last month around July 4, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Ridgecrest, California. The following night, an even larger 7.1 earthquake shook the area again. These earthquakes were the largest to hit Southern California in 20 years. The Los Angeles Times reports that in the 10 days… more