National Institute of Building Sciences

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for National Institute of Building Sciences articles.


FM Alert: Learn How To Protect Building Control Systems

Three National Institute of Building Sciences quarterly cybersecurity workshops are scheduled for July.

FM Alert: United Nations HQ Wins 2015 Beyond Green™ Award

Top prize in the NIBS Sustainable Buildings Industry Council's 2015 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards went to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, NY for its sustainable renovation project.

Tackling Productivity In The Building Industry

The National Institute of Building Sciences has developed an infographic to identify the major themes that will help the industry address productivity challenges.

NIBS Developing New Building Information Modeling Guideline

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is kicking off development of a new guideline to help building owners, their design teams, and facility managers use building information modeling (BIM) during the building design, construction, and operations process.

FM Alert: National Institute of Building Sciences to Host Hearing on Productivity in the Workforce

A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential solutions.

buildingSMART alliance Releases NBIMS-US™ Version 3

The National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance® has released the latest edition of the nation’s consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM). The National BIM Standard-United States® (NBIMS-US™) Version 3 (V3) covers the full life cycle of buildings.

Building Performance And Operations At Core Of Plan Proposed By Industry Experts

Industry experts plan for future focused on commercial building performance outcomes, increased attention to operations.

Energy Department, NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.

November Is Critical Infrastructure Security And Resilience Month

Emphasizing how essential America’s critical infrastructure is to national security and economic growth, President Barack Obama has proclaimed November to be Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month.

National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.

CEOs To Promote Resilient Planning And Building Materials

In conjunction with Building Safety Month, chief executive officers (CEOs) of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations issued a joint statement on resilience.

New Approach To Energy Code Compliance Clears Hurdle

Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation.

NIBS Looks To Fill Void On Building Data

The Energy Information Administration will not release its 2007 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey or complete its 2011 Survey.

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