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New NIBS-NBI Energy Tool to Help Cities Achieve Performance Goals

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI) developed a new tool to help jurisdictions tackle energy use in buildings. The Life-Cycle Energy Performance Framework for Cities is now available on the WBDG Whole Building Design Guide web portal.

National Institute of Building Sciences to Host BECx Workshop at CxEnergy 2019

Attend the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) Workshop April 16 and earn credits toward a joint NIBS/ASTM certificate in BECx.

Off-Site Construction Council releases industry survey

Four years after the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) conducted an initial survey to gain an understanding of how the U.S. construction sector is using off-site construction techniques and technologies, the Council issued a follow-up survey to see how the industry’s use has changed.

2018 Moving Forward report looks at existing buildings

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council released its 2018 report, Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council, addressing ways to improve the performance of the nation’s existing building stock.

NIBS issues interim report on the value of hazard mitigation

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) issued the next report in its multi-year study on the benefits of investing in hazard mitigation.

Attend Building Innovation 2019; stay for the BECx Workshop

Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference and Expo, Jan. 7-10, 2019, has a compelling schedule of educational sessions, including a number of building enclosure design presentations.

Webinar examines savings from resilient infrastructure

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Institute of Building Sciences (Institute) will host a joint webinar, The Business Case for Building Stronger, Smarter Infrastructure, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.

NIBS collaborates on primer to help buildings professionals navigate energy industry

A new publication offers buildings professionals a practical look at the future of the energy sector and the role of buildings, including topics such as distributed energy resources, electric vehicles and buildings, the Internet of Things, smart grids and buildings, the future of utilities and high-performance building design.

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