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Workforce Development Workshop Discusses Education and Promoting Building Careers
NIBS recently held a workshop for building industry executives to discuss social equity and workforce goals. Three breakout groups of 10-15 individuals convened and discussed problems and solutions. The conversation focused on three primary development goals: increasing access for individuals from low socio-economic backgrounds and communities to… more
Women Executives Discuss Imposter Syndrome, Mentoring, and Personal Branding at Symposium
NIBS recently hosted an invitation-only Women Executives in Building symposium. More than 40 women attended, and speakers included NIBS board members and women executives from both corporate and nonprofit built environment organizations. Event sponsors included Delta Controls, 84 Lumber, Compass Datacenters, Daiken, and Green Building… more
New Workforce Report Shows 63% Believe It’s Important to Increase Diversity
The National Institute of Building Sciences has released its 2023 Built Environment Workforce Survey, an update to the 2021 survey, which collected thousands of responses on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the built environment. The new report included participation from nearly 30 partner organizations with a breakdown of… 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
Hurricane season is approaching
The 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season is here, and Colorado State University released its forecast. Some states recently were awarded flood mitigation grants by the federal government as well as some state governments. Federal grants included: New Jersey $8.9 million Louisiana $6.3 million in assistance Oslo, Minnesota received $2.35 million… more