Posts Tagged ‘NIBS’

National Performance Based Design Guide

Architects Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

The AIA will support the Guide by promoting it to its members as a resource to be used in the design phase of a building as well as by bringing the designer community perspective to the NPBDG review and update...Read More...

NPBDG

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

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NIBS, DOE Partner To Develop Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

The Guidelines will address commercial building workforce training and certification programs for five key energy related jobs: facility manager, energy auditor/manager, commissioning professional, and building...Read More...

Consultative Council Report Highlights Four Areas in Need of Improvement

Consultative Council Report Highlights Four Areas in Need of Improvement

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council highlights four areas where the industry and the nation need to focus their efforts in order to improve buildings and...Read More...

Ensuring Facilities Perform As Designed

Ensuring Facilities Perform As Designed

NIBS has released its "Guideline 3-2012: Building Enclosure Commissioning...Read More...

NIBS Announces 2012 Board Of Directors

NIBS Announces 2012 Board Of Directors

The individuals include those representing facility managers, building owners, local code officials, lighting manufacturers, and fire protection...Read More...

NBIMS-US One Step Closer to Modeling Standard

NBIMS-US One Step Closer to Modeling Standard

Upon the release, it is expected that other countries will use the NBIMS-US Version 2 as the basis of their national modeling...Read More...

Lack Of Updated Commercial Building Energy Data Troubles Institute

Lack Of Updated Commercial Building Energy Data Troubles Institute

EIA is suspending work on its 2011 survey due to budget constraints, which means the last reliable data, from the 2003 survey, is nearly a decade...Read More...

Flood Map Experts Needed by FEMA

Flood Map Experts Needed by FEMA

The National Institute of Building Sciences is seeking qualified scientific and technical professionals from the public, private, and academic sectors to serve on Scientific Resolution Panels...Read More...

National Clearinghouse For Educational Facilities Funding Cut By DOE

National Clearinghouse For Educational Facilities Funding Cut By DOE

The Department of Education recently awarded its federal fiscal year 2011-2014 grant monies for maintaining the Clearinghouse to another...Read More...