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Happy Holidays from Team NIBS!
We want to take this moment to thank you for following and supporting the National Institute of Building Sciences. The greater built environment is critical to our work to ensure the nation remains healthy, resilient, sustainable, and prepared. This year, we developed a new three-year strategic plan to guide the organization. Our goals are… more
Resilience 2021: How to Stay Safe as Lockdowns Lift and Buildings Reopen
Because of COVID-19, many buildings have sat empty for the better part of a year, and there are possible health risks tied to the return of these unoccupied spaces. On April 20, 2021, the National Institute of Building Sciences hosted a panel of experts to discuss how the building industry must recalibrate and adjust to a post-pandemic world. The… more
Fauci speaks on COVID-19
White House coronavirus health official Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday, November 12, to address virus surge and share encouraging news about vaccines. The situation in the United States is difficult with 10 million infections, 250,000 deaths, and 60,000 hospitalizations. Health officials recently reported… more