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Thursday, October 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
There’s Still Time to Nominate Excellence in Code Administration, Code Compliance »
SBIC Beyond Green™ Awards Entries Are Due November 1 Know a code administration department that has made ac...
Thursday, October 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
SBIC Symposium Goes Beyond Green™, Looks at High-Performance Homes »
How do you reach and maintain high performance levels in buildings? Meeting the criteria for low-energy usage and the ef...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Symposium to Explore Creating Flexible Environments for People with Low Vision »
Attend the Low Vision Design Committee (LVDC) Symposium: Creating Flexible Environments for People with Low Vision, to...
Friday, September 27, 2013
NBIMS-US™ Ballot Submission Period Closed »
Subcommittees Currently Reviewing 40 Ballot Items The Ballot Submission Period to comment on the nation’s building...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Institute, DOE Partner to Develop Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines »
Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences (Institute) announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
NCS Committees Receive Unprecedented 379 Ballot Items »
Ballot Comment Period Now Open for Input The Ballot Comment Period to update the nation’s leading computer-aided de...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
National Institute of Building Sciences Conference to Look at the Big Picture »
Plenary Symposium, Conference Theme to Focus on Advancing Life-Cycle Performance Building Innovation 2014: The N...
Monday, August 12, 2013
Nominate Excellence in High-Performance Buildings »
SBIC Expands Beyond Green™ Awards to Include Building Attributes, Systems, Innovations The National Institute of...
Friday, August 9, 2013
New SBIC Guidelines Provide “Whole Building” Approach to Constructing High-Performance Homes »
Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) released Beyond Gree...
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
View the NBIMS-US™ Ballots in the Pipeline »
There’s Still Time to Submit; Ballot Period Ends August 19 The ballot submission period to update the nation’s build...
Monday, August 5, 2013
Senate Confirms Haahs to Institute Board »
The United States Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama’s final nominee to the National Institute of Building Scie...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Top Sponsor Set for Building Innovation 2014 »
Other Opportunities Still Available to Spotlight Your Organization Following the success of the National Institute...
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Institute Unveils New Journal: Read It Today »
The National Institute of Building Sciences is rolling out a new periodical today to support its councils and programs. T...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
NCS Revision Cycle Open »
Submit Ballots Early for Quick Task Team Review and Feedback The revision cycle to update the nation’s leading compu...
Friday, June 7, 2013
DATE CHANGE: BSSC Short Course: Get Educated on Seismic Design Practices »
New Date: Friday, August 16, 2013 Stay up to date on the latest building practices in designing for earthquakes. Struct...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
NBIMS-US™ V3 Ballot Submission Period Now Open »
The ballot submission period for the National BIM Standard – United States™ Version 3 (NBIMS-US™ V3) is now open, givin...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Consultative Council Releases Recommendations to Advance the Building Industry »
Report Featured at High Performance Buildings Caucus Event The High Performance Buildings Caucus, recognizing the uni...
Friday, May 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCS Revision Cycle to Begin May 20 »
The committee responsible for overseeing development of the nation’s leading computer-aided design (CAD) standard is beg...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
BEST4 Technical Committee Issues Call for Papers »
Conference to Focus on "Performance-Driven Architectural Design” The Technical Committee of the fourth Building Enclosur...
Monday, April 29, 2013
New Agreement Ensures Wall and Ceiling Industry Is Represented in NBIMS-US »
The contractors, suppliers and manufacturers of acoustics systems, ceiling systems, drywall systems, exterior insulation...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Get Ready to Improve the National BIM Standard – United States »
NBIMS-US Version 3 Call for Ballots Opens June 3 It takes many different professionals with a wide array of skills to...
Friday, March 22, 2013
New Agreement Ensures Plumbing Engineers Are Represented in NBIMS-US »
Plumbing engineering and design professionals are increasingly using building information modeling (BIM) in their work. To...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
NCGBCS Releases Taxonomy of Building Codes and Standards »
Calls for Public Comment The National Institute of Building Sciences National Council of Governments on Building C...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Call for Papers for Airtightness Workshop »
Abstracts Due Feb. 8 The National Institute of Building Sciences Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (...
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Institute Welcomes 2013 Board, Says Farewell to Retiring Directors »
The National Institute of Building Sciences welcomes a number of new members to its Board of Directors this January and sa...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Institute Honors 2012 Award Winners »
Each year, the National Institute of Building Sciences recognizes individuals and organizations that have provided outsta...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
SBIC Honors 2012 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building Award Winners »
The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) recognized the winners of the 20...
Friday, January 11, 2013
BIM Educational Strategy the Focus of National Institute of Building Sciences Conference Day Five »
Today, Day 5 of the Building Innovation 2013—The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo, the...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
SBIC Beyond Green™ Awards Presented During Conference Day Four »
Winners Highlight the Best in High-Performance Design Today, Day 4 of the Building Innovation 2013—The National Insti...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
AIA Chief Executive Officer Keynotes National Institute of Building Sciences Conference Day Three »
Announces Launch of AIA-NIBS Venture: The Building Research Information Knowledgebase   Day 3 of Building Inn...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
AIA and NIBS Launch Building Research Information Knowledgebase »
Digital library will serve as repository for peer-reviewed research Washington, D.C. – January 9, 2013 – The American...
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
FIMA Associate Administrator Keynotes National Institute of Building Sciences Conference Day Two »
Focuses on Understanding the Threat Hazards Each Community Faces Today, Building Innovation 2013—The National Instit...
Monday, January 7, 2013
Architect of the Capitol Keynotes National Institute of Building Sciences Conference Day One »
Highlights Fenestration of Capitol Facilities Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences kicked off Day O...
Monday, December 10, 2012
Obama Nominates Haahs to Institute Board »
President Barack Obama has announced his intent to nominate Timothy Hyungrock Haahs, PE, AIA, to a key Administration po...
Friday, December 7, 2012
National BIM Standard-United States™ Subcommittees, Workgroups: Volunteers Wanted »
Calling all building industry professionals with an interest in building information modeling (BIM). The National Institu...

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