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The National Institute of Building Sciences was authorized by the U.S. Congress in the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383. In establishing the Institute, Congress recognized the need for an organization that could serve as an interface between government and the private sector. The Institute's public interest mission is to serve the Nation by supporting advances in building science and technology to improve the built environment.

Through the Institute, Congress established a public/private partnership to enable findings on technical, building-related matters to be used effectively to improve government, commerce and industry.

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Institute Honors Industry Leaders during Annual Awards Ceremony

Each year, the National Institute of Building Sciences hosts an Awards Reception and Dinner to recognize individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding service to the Institute, the building community and the nation. On Thursday, January 14, Institute board, staff and members honored the 2015 award winners during an annual awards ceremony atBuilding Innovation 2016: The Institute’s Fourth Annual Conference and Expo, held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View in Arlington, Virginia.

AHI Papers Address Five Critical Issues Affecting Nation’s Healthcare Facilities

In January, during Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo, the Institute’sAcademy for Healthcare Infrastructure (AHI) released five white papers addressing some of the most important issues affecting the infrastructure of the nation’s healthcare facilities

BSSC Second Annual Colloquium Covers the Latest on NEHRP Provisions, Project 17

Join the members of the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) when they host the second annual BSSC Colloquium on “Seismic Design Update 2016: An Interactive Exploration of the 2020 NEHRP Provisions and Project 17 Issues,” Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at the Embassy Suites San Francisco Airport–Waterfront in Burlingame, California.

Opening Keynote Calls Building Industry to Meet Nation’s Resilience Challenges Head On

The National Institute of Building Sciences kicked off the first day of educational programs Wednesday, January 13, at Building Innovation 2016: The Institute's Fourth Annual Conference and Expo with a breakfast keynoted by Judge Alice C. Hill (Retired), Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the White House National Security Council.

Opening Keynote Calls Building Industry to Meet Nation’s Resilience Challenges Head On

The National Institute of Building Sciences kicked off the first day of educational programs Wednesday, January 13, at Building Innovation 2016: The Institute’s Fourth Annual Conference and Expo with a breakfast keynoted by Judge Alice C. Hill (Retired), Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the White House National Security Council.

NIBS, RICS Project Seeks Ways to Expand Use of Public-Private Partnerships, Promote High-Performance

As federal agencies deal with ongoing budget challenges, especially for capital projects, and aging assets facing significant maintenance backlogs, they are seeking new mechanisms to make sure they can continue carrying out their missions. Coupled with these funding constraints, agencies are under increased pressure to improve performance around energy and water use

New CFIRE Report Presents Ways to Finance Energy Projects in Buildings

As renewable-energy sources and sustainable building technologies grow, the functionality, financial performance and resilience of the built environment in the United States is increasingly linked to the energy sector. Today, during Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo, held in Metropolitan Washington, D.C., the Institute’s Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (CFIRE) released a new report: Financing Energy-Efficiency and Renewable-Energy Projects.

Institute Takes Recommendations from Hearing

The U.S. building industry is under increasing pressure to deliver high-performance buildings to meet the needs of owners, occupants and the government. Owners and contractors are looking for opportunities to improve certainty in schedule, performance and cost while managing risks. At the same time, there is an increasing concern from multiple segments of the industry on the availability of a skilled workforce, as well as the productivity of the buildings workforce today and into the future.

National Security Council’s Senior Director for Resilience Policy to Keynote Building Innovation

Alice C. Hill, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the White House National Security Council, will deliver the opening keynote address Wednesday, January 13, during Building Innovation 2016 – the National Institute of Building Sciences Fourth Annual Conference & Expo.

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