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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…
Implementing an Outcome-Based Compliance Path in Energy Codes: Guidance for Cities
This guidance document, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the New Buildings Institute, gives jurisdictions…
The Role of Existing Building Codes in Safely, Cost-Effectively Transforming the Nation’s Building Stock
In this report, the Institute’s National Council of Governments on Building Codes and Standards (NCGBCS) examines effective strategies…
Raising the Profile, Filling the Gaps: Report from a Town Hall Meeting on the Future of Code Officials
This report, released by the International Code Council (ICC), summarizes the findings of a Town Hall Meeting held during the 2014 ICC…
Consultative Council on Codes and Standards
When adopted by jurisdictions, codes and standards represent the community’s expectations for the protection of the health, safety and…
Report on Building Rating and Certification in the U.S. Building Community
On September 25, 2008, the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences appointed a Task Group to review the…