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Thank you for selecting to join the National Institute of Building Sciences. As a member, you will become eligible to participate on any or all of the following Institute councils:

  • Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC)
  • Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC)
  • buildingSMART alliance Council (bSa)
  • Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC)
  • Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC)

Please select a level at the bottom of the page to apply for or renew membership:

Memberships Annual Contribution
Industry Sector Membership
This membership is open to any individual in the following categories:
  • Building Construction
  • Labor Organizations
  • Housing
  • Building Materials and Products
  • Standards
  • Real Estate, Finance or Insurance
  • Research, Testing & Other Services

$150

Public Interest Sector Membership
This membership is open to any individual in the following categories:
  • Consumer and General Interest, Academia
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Federal Government
  • State and Local Government

$75

Student Membership
This membership is open to any individual enrolled as a full-time student in an institution of higher learning.

$25

Sustaining Organization Membership
This membership is open to organizations in the public interest or industry sectors desiring to provide additional support for and participation with the Institute to achieve the goals and objectives. Sustaining organizations may designate up to five individuals from their organization to be Institute Members.

$1,000

Contributing Organization Membership
This membership is for organizations making an exceptional commitment to the Institute and its programs. Contributing organizations are accorded the same rights and privileges as sustaining organizations and such other rights and privileges as authorized by the Institute's Board of Directors.

$5,000

Alliance Sponsor Organization
This membership is for corporations, trade or professional associations, government agenies, non-profit organizations, individuals or others desiring to provide additional support for and participation with the Institute's buildingSMART alliance and sponsor the efforts to develop national standards for BIM and other data standards. Benefits include a seat on the buildingSMART alliance Board of Direction and up to 10 individual members.

$10,000

Bronze Sponsor Organization
This membership is for corporations, trade or professional associations, government agenies, non-profit organizations, individuals or others desiring to provide additional support for and participation with the Institute's buildingSMART alliance and sponsor the efforts to develop national standards for BIM and other data standards. Benefits include a seat on the buildingSMART alliance Board of Direction and up to 12 individual members.

$25,000

Silver Sponsor Organization
This membership is for corporations, trade or professional associations, government agenies, non-profit organizations, individuals or others desiring to provide additional support for and participation with the Institute's buildingSMART alliance and sponsor the efforts to develop national standards for BIM and other data standards. Benefits include a seat on the buildingSMART alliance Board of Directionand up to 15 individual members.

$50,000

The National Institute of Building Sciences is a nonprofit organization with an Internal Revenue Service Classification of 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. Contributions to all 501(c)(3) organizations are tax deductible by corporations and individuals as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.

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