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Greg Seldon Transitions to New Role at IBTS

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is pleased to announce that its own Greg Seldon will be transitioning to a new position as Director of Strategic Partnerships in the coming weeks.
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IBTS Announces New Benefit for NACo Member Counties

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with the National Association of Counties (NACo) to offer members a new benefit, at no charge
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IBTS Prepares for Inaugural Day of Service

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is pleased to announce that its inaugural day of service, IBTS L.O.V.E. (Locally Organized Volunteer Event) will take place tomorrow, May 17, 2017.
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IBTS to Deliver Mobile Workshop on Super Storm Sandy Recovery

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, will deliver a mobile workshop during the 2017 American Planning Association’s (APA) National Planning Conference. This workshop will provide a firsthand look at one of the communities most acutely impacted by Super Storm Sandy and the processes involved in its rebuild
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IBTS Partners with APA to Deliver Community Planning Workshop

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, partnered with the American Planning Association (APA) to conduct the Community Planning Workshop during the 2017 APA National Planning Conference. This workshop will provide a firsthand look at one community damaged by Super Storm Sandy as well as the opportunity for participants to find unique solutions to the community’s recovery
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IBTS Commits to Water Stop Sponsorship of the Mission 10 Miler

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, recently became a water stop sponsor of Frederick Rescue Mission’s annual fundraising event, the Mission 10 Miler. IBTS’s sponsorship is a three-year commitment, with the first event taking place this Sunday, March 26th
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News Jeff Domanski, IBTS Senior Manager of Energy and Sustainability, to Discuss Energy Conservation...

nergy policy expert, Jeff Domanski, will participate in a panel discussion with other experts at the 2016 ACI New York Regional Home Performance Conference taking place February 9 – 10, 2016 at the Saratoga Hilton & City Center, Saratoga Springs, NY. This session, “Energy Conservation Code Trends & Opportunities,” will be Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, and will give attendees an idea of trends in the industry, as well as insights into opportunities to grow their businesses
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Jeff Domanski, IBTS Senior Manager of Energy and Sustainability, to Discuss Energy Conservation Code...

Energy policy expert, Jeff Domanski, will participate in a panel discussion with other experts at the 2016 ACI New York Regional Home Performance Conference taking place February 9 – 10, 2016 at the Saratoga Hilton & City Center, Saratoga Springs, NY. This session, “Energy Conservation Code Trends & Opportunities,” will be Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, and will give attendees an idea of trends in the industry, as well as insights into opportunities to grow their businesses
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IBTS Senior Manager, Jeffrey Domanski, to Present Posters at Solar Power International 2015

Jeffrey Domanski, Senior Manager, Energy and Sustainability Group at IBTS, will be available to discuss “New Era of Finance Strategies” and “Solarize Campaigns Dissected” on September 16 from 4:30 to 5:30pm at Solar Power International 2015 in Anaheim, CA
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IBTS Announces the Release of NREL’s SAPC Best Practices in PV System Installation

In partnership with the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, IBTS led the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group to develop the SAPC Best Practices in PV System Installation. The working group consists of over 425 industry leaders, including solar developers, financiers and capital managers, law firms, rating agencies, accounting and engineering firms and other involved in solar asset deployment.
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News IBTS Awarded Role in HUD’s Manufactured Home Dispute Resolution Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 17, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is proud to announce our role in HUD’s Manufactured Home Dispute Resolution Program. On October 7, 2014, IBTS participated in the official kickoff of this contract.
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IBTS Is Recognized With A 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 16, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader. This award recognizes the important contribution IBTS has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by verifying more than 1,500 ENERGY STAR certified homes in 2013. Collectively, these homes will save homeowners approximately $450,000 on utility bills and reduce 5.6 million pounds of carbon dioxide each year
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IBTS teams with Vanguard Emergency Management: Housing Inspection Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 11, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a contract to Vanguard Emergency Management: Housing Inspection Services (Vanguard) to provide nationwide inspection assistance for residential buildings affected by disasters. Vanguard has selected the Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) as a subcontractor on this project. IBTS will be responsible for Quality Control and will conduct inspections that Vanguard will use to verify that initial inspections are compliant with Vanguard’s quality standards and FEMA’s expectations. Working with applicants and FEMA staff, IBTS will help to verify property loss – both real and personal. FEMA staff will conduct joint monitoring, accompanying IBTS on most, if not all, inspections
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IBTS to provide Green Certification Verification Services in rehabilitation efforts of the St. Francis...

Ashburn, VA - November 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) - IBTS has been selected by Standard Enterprises Inc. (SEI) as their exclusive provider of Green Certification Verification Services for the rehabilitation of the St. Francis Apartment complex located in Meridian, Mississippi. The complex contains 90 apartment units throughout 14 buildings. IBTS will provide Green Design Consulting Services as well as necessary energy audits & testing as identified in the National Green Building Standard™ for Energy Consumption Reduction and Water Consumption Reduction

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Distinctive Single-Family Homes in Costa Mesa Win Design Award

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Greater Sales and Marketing Council’s 2018 SoCal Awards program. Vitae in Costa Mesa received the SoCal Award for “Best Design Detached Home Under 2,000 SF.” This year’s competition drew more than 500 entries.

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Number of Real Estate Teams is Growing, NAR Survey Finds

Teams are becoming more common in the real estate industry as an increasing number of Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, consider themselves a member of a real estate team, according to a new survey by NAR.