A major increase in construction jobs has employers struggling to find enough crew workers to handle projects. In March, reports showed a plunge in construction opportunities. Now, a little over a month later, the issue is a lack of available workers to fill an influx of construction job openings. The problem has become so significant that some… more
National Institute of Building Sciences BIM Program Executive Director Johnny Fortune recently was featured on the Future Construct podcast, discussing building information management (BIM) and construction solutions for the AEC Industry. Fortune and host Amy Peck covered the U.S. National BIM Program, adoption rate, and advances in standards, as… more
Each April, Rebuilding Together brings together volunteers across the nation for National Rebuilding Month, an annual call to service, to help solve the urgent need for safe homes and communities for those in need.
This year, Rebuilding Together affiliates will work with over 14,000 volunteers – veterans, older adults, families, and disaster… more
April is National Volunteer Month, and NIBS spoke with some of the volunteers who are helping to make a difference in the advancement of building sciences.
A Passion to Align Two Sectors
Scott McClure has worked in the built industry for roughly 15 years. He began as a U.S. Air Force Projects and Programs Manager at the installation level; this… more
An executive roundtable of industry leaders met this month to discuss project updates related to building information management (BIM). National BIM Program Executive Director Johnny Fortune led the meeting which outlined the upcoming release of the U.S. National CAD Standard (NCS) and the National BIM Standard-United States (NBIMS-US), as well as… more