Shared equity homeownership promotes sustainable wealth-building opportunities and lasting affordability for lower-income households, according to new research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in partnership with Grounded Solutions Network.
SMACNA Announces Internship Program in Partnership with the American Institute of Architecture Students
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) today announced the launch of its architectural internship program in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). The program pairs leading architectural sheet metal contractors with promising architecture students to give them
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI) have developed a new tool, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and New Buildings Institute (NBI) have developed a new tool, with support from the U.S. Department of Energy
The primary skill expected of an architect is of course the actual ability to design structurally sound infrastructure. As important as this skill is, it is far from the only one that will be required to have a successful and noteworthy career in this field.
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. Held
National Association of Realtors® Unveils “That’s Who We R®,” a Campaign to Distinguish Realtors®...
While many people know that a Realtor® helps buy and sell homes, what they may not know is that only a Realtor® is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes
Attend the National Facilities Management and Technology Conference (NFMT) 2019 and discover the latest facility trends on improving operations; construction, renovation and retrofit; and staffing
Democrats introduced the Rebuild America’s Schools Act on Wednesday with $100 billion for schools in high-poverty areas of our nation. Schools in the Marianas and other U.S. insular areas are particularly in need of repair and rebuilding.
On Monday, February 4, at 5 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will receive the official 2018 Stanley Cup Championship Ring. This ceremony will take place as part of the 2019 Wilson Building Open House, where Mayor Bowser
Environment America Partners With Students and Faculty to Urge Colleges and Universities to Shift...
Environment America, along with students across the country, will launch 50 campaigns in 15 states this year, imploring colleges and universities to generate 100 percent of their energy from renewable sources.
The National Institute of Building Sciences recognized the winners of the 2018 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at its Annual Awards Banquet, held during Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference and Expo at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
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
Stephen S. Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of West Lafayette, Indiana, will begin his one-year term as president of the Appraisal Institute on Jan. 1. The Appraisal Institute is the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers with more than 18,000 professionals in nearly 50 countries.
Senate Sends Bipartisan Veterans Package to President, Capping Off Record Two Years of Accomplishments
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, applauded the unanimous Senate passage of a package of 18 pieces of veterans’ legislation to improve veterans’ education and burial benefits, prevent veteran homelessness, and improve the transition process for veterans and their families.
Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference & Expo, to be held January 7-10, 2019, in Washington, D.C., is a great way to earn continuing education units (CEUs) while hearing from a diverse group of speakers.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) defines project management as the art of directing and coordinating human and material resources throughout the life of a project by using modern management techniques to achieve predetermined objectives of scope, cost, time, quality, and participating objectives. This definition can be applied construction project management as well, as the construction project manager uses the same concepts, applying it in the construction set.
Building Resilient Communities: Federal, State, and Local Officials Convene to Discuss Resilient Housing
The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), in partnership with the National Governors Association (NGA), will host a roundtable event in Washington, D.C. focused on best practices to improve housing resilience before and after a natural disaster.
Students interested in attending Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference & Expo, January 7-10, 2019, at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C., already receive a discounted price on registration. However, there’s a chance to attend the Conference for FREE as a volunteer.
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) will complete the first-ever net-zero energy renovation of an existing commercial building in the District of Columbia in 2019, AGU’s Centennial.