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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
NIBS Launches U.S. National BIM Program to Transform the Industry
The National Institute of Building Sciences has developed an implementation and launch plan for the U.S. National Building Information Management (BIM) Program, entitled The Foundation for Digital Transformation of Capital Facilities and Infrastructure. The aim: To achieve a new level of industrial efficiency through digital transformation. An… more
National CAD Standard
The NCS V7 Steering Committee is calling upon current owners and users of the United States National CAD Standard® (NCS) to participate in the development of the latest version of the nation’s leading CAD standard. Owners of the NCS V6 are encouraged to get involved in the development of the next edition by joining the NCS V7 Project Committee.… more
NBIMS v4 Survey Respondents Want an Accessible and Easy-to-Reference Standard
The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Information Management (BIM) Council has released the results of its NBIMS v4 Publishing and Formatting Survey. The survey was distributed to NIBS members and the general public during the month of June 2021. The main takeaway: Respondents want a National BIM Standard that will be easy to use… more
BIM Council Priorities: Partnerships, National BIM Standard–US V4 and the U.S. National BIM Program
When it comes to working out details for the National BIM Standard – United States Version 4, figuring out how it easily can be applied in contracts has become a bit of a mantra. “NBIMS has always had different chapters,” said John Messner, Chair of the U.S. National BIM Standard and professor in the Department of Architectural Engineering at… more