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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
NIBS Opens Up Building Innovation Webinar Series
Every year, hundreds of built environment professionals descend upon Washington, DC, to attend the Building Innovation conference of the National Institute of Building Sciences. As part of our mission to continue conference education, NIBS has launched a new webinar series to reach even more professionals on new technology, trends, groundbreaking… more
BIM Council Seeks Board of Direction Officer Nominations
The NIBS BIM Council Nominating Committee seeks nominations to fill officer positions on the council’s board of direction. Positions include chair, vice chair, and secretary. Nominations are due August 29, 2023. The nominating committee is looking to identify BIM Council members who are able to meet the responsibilities and duties of these high… more
Ballot Comment Period Now Open for the NBIMS-US Project Committee
The National BIM Standard – United States® (NBIMS-US™) Public Review (PR) and Project Committee (PC) Ballot Comment Period are open. During this period, anyone can comment on the ballots; however, voting is reserved for PC members. Comments will be accepted through July 5, 2023. Comments submitted during the ballot comment period will be… more
NIBS BIM Program Executive Director Talks Standards on Future Construct Podcast
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