Skip to main content
Reports
2018 Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council
Each year, the Council develops a Moving Forward Report, which becomes part of the Institute’s Annual Report that goes to the…
2020 MOVING FORWARD: FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL
The National Institute of Building Sciences is authorized by the U.S. Congress to serve the public interest as the essential forum for…
2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions (October 2020)
The following publications were prepared for the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency by the…
2021 Built Environment Social Equity Survey
In December 2020, the National Institute of Building Services (NIBS) held a social equity roundtable with over two dozen organizations…
35th Anniversary Report
In December 1968, the United States Federal Government’s National Commission on Urban Problems sounded an alarm. The Commission had…
A Business Process Engineering Approach to Managing Security and Resilience of Lifeline Infrastructures
The National Institute of Building Sciences project team undertook the present project to operationalize the NIPP 2013 framework into…
A Roadmap to Resilience Incentivization
This document proposes to develop and demonstrate a set of public and private incentives to owners of buildings and other…
Assessment to the U.S. Congress and U.S. Department of Energy on High Performance Buildings
The United States enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world. One contributing component of this standard of living is…
BSSC 2020 NEHRP Provisions Resource Paper: Resilience—Based Design and the NEHRP Provisions (February 2020)
A Part III Resource Paper approved for the 2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Building and Other Structures addresses…
BSSC Project 17 Final Report Development of the Next Generation of Seismic Design Value Maps for the 2020 NEHRP Provisions
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) act cooperatively…