National Institute of Building Sciences

Resource pages for "National Institute of Building Sciences"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


risk mitigation

NIBS Partnership To Develop Risk Mitigation Roadmap

The roadmap will help Americans and the nation’s built environment manage risk to mitigate the devastating effects of climate change.
National Institute of Building Sciences

NIBS Appoints Stephen T. Ayers Interim CEO

The former Architect of the Capitol will lead National Institute of Building Sciences beginning January 2022.
diversity

Built Environment CEOs Sign Diversity Commitment

Association leaders commit to greater diversity, equity, and inclusion within the leadership of their organizations.
Resilience

Resilience And The Built Environment

Much of the discussion in the construction community about how to withstand one-time devastating events as well as repeated lesser events that take a toll on the built environment have been centered around the concept of resilience.
Social Equity

Built Environment Leaders Meet To Discuss Social Equity

The National Institute of Building Sciences recently held an executive Social Equity Roundtable to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in the built environment.

Healthy Buildings Is The Focus Of NIBS’ 2020 Moving Forward Report

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
Building Information Management

UK, U.S. To Collaborate On Improving The Built Environment

The National Institute of Building Sciences will work with the Centre for Digital Built Britain on the development of the U.S. National Building Information Management (BIM) Program.
virtual conference

NIBS Opens Call For Speakers For Building Innovation 2021

The National Institute of Building Sciences' September virtual conference will feature tracks on Resilience, Technology, and Workplace.
Global BIM Network

National Institute Of Building Sciences Joins Global BIM Network

The National Institute of Building Sciences joined more than 2,000 public sector representatives from 100 countries to form a new Global BIM Network.
Building Seismic Safety Council Award

Building Seismic Safety Council Honors Built Environment Leaders

BSSC recognized individuals and organizations that support its mission of enhancing public safety through improved seismic planning, design, construction and regulation in the building community.
National Building Information Management Program

NIBS Convenes Building Information Management Executive Roundtable

Nearly 40 business and government leaders discussed the need for a National Building Information Management Program to improve the relationships, performance and profitability of the increasingly digitalized U.S. AECO industry
building codes

FEMA Projects Implementing I-Codes Could Save $600B By 2060

As the frequency and severity of natural hazards continue to increase year-over-year, a new FEMA study reaffirms that building codes continue to be the best first line of defense.
NIBS BIM

NIBS Rebrands Council To Focus On Building Information Management

The BIM Council will lead the development of U.S. information management standards and building processes.
Earthquake

BSSC Updates Earthquake Design Provisions For FEMA

The Building Seismic Safety Council's new seismic provisions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program support strong standards and codes to bolster building resilience.
energy performance

Online Tool Helps Cities Frame Energy Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, launch Life-Cycle Energy Performance Framework for Cities tool.
off-site construction

Off-Site Construction Council Releases Industry Survey Results

The survey explores how the U.S. construction sector's use of off-site construction techniques and technologies has changed over the past four years.
Existing Buildings

2018 Moving Forward Report Looks At Existing Buildings

National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council report addresses ways to improve the performance of the nation’s existing building stock and outlines efforts undertaken to date and the challenges that still remain.
U.S. construction

Survey Reports On Use Of Off-Site Construction Techniques

In 2018, the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) followed up an initial survey on how the U.S. construction sector is using off-site strategies.
anti-terrorism

Guidance On Anti-Terrorism Security

Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.
high-performance buildings

Have You Gone Beyond Green?

The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!

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