Articles Tagged with ''National Institute of Building Sciences''

June 4, 2014: Vision Task Force Predicts How Buildings Will Be Built in 2021

It Focuses on Defining, Forecasting, and in Some Cases, Guessing at the Future of the Building Industry

A task force of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) buildingSMART Alliance™ has launched a new website to offer visitors a glimpse into the not-too-distant future of the building industry.


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April 3, 2014: New Method Proposed for Implementing Green Construction Code

Outcome-Based Pathway Submitted as Proposed Code Change to International Green Construction Code

Representatives from across the building industry, including code officials, building owners, manufacturers, designers, and energy efficiency advocates, have come together under the leadership of the National Institute of Building Sciences to develop a new approach to meeting green construction code requirements.


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Nov. 13, 2013: NIBS BIM Standard Available Via eBook

First Consensus-Based Standard Governing Building Information Modeling
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) buildingSMART alliance™ has announced the release of its building information modeling (BIM) standard via eBook for mobile access.


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NCGBCS Seeking Comments

The National Institute of Building Sciences National Council of Governments on Building Codes and Standards (NCGBCS) is calling for public comment on the content of a new code taxonomy of building codes and standards.


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June 4, 2012: Alliance Releases First Consensus-Based BIM Standard for the U.S.

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) buildingSMART alliance™ announced that it has released the first-ever consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM) for use in the United States.


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May 16, 2012: National Institute of Building Sciences Joins CABA Board

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) has announced that the National Institute of Building Sciences has joined its board of directors. Dana Kennish “Deke” Smith, FAIA, will represent the Institute on the CABA board.


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