Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. National Institute of Building Sciences articles below.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.
The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!
New NIBS report explores whether the building industry will be able to keep pace as technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability.
As the pace of technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability: Will the buildings industry be ready?
The popular National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council webinar series—which covers some of the latest changes on seismic design and analysis—is now available online.
New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.
The National Institute of Building Sciences highlighted its key concerns regarding making buildings better, safer, more economical places to live, work, play and learn.
A new report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance offers insights, shares results on strategies for sports facilities managers.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation facility earns Honor Award in 2016 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards.
The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.
Three National Institute of Building Sciences quarterly cybersecurity workshops are scheduled for July.
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.
The National Institute of Building Sciences has developed an infographic to identify the major themes that will help the industry address productivity challenges.
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.
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.
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.
Industry experts plan for future focused on commercial building performance outcomes, increased attention to operations.
Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.
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.
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.
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.
Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation.
The Energy Information Administration will not release its 2007 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey or complete its 2011 Survey.