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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
Supporting the Built Environment Workforce on the Nation’s Existing Buildings
With more than 5.6 million commercial buildings and 118 million housing units in the United States, existing buildings are a key asset to the nation. But as the needs of society shift, policymakers, building tenants and owners place increased emphasis on the performance of buildings, including sustainability, health and resilience. The existing… more