Will provide uniformity in the delivery of BIM projects
October 26, 2015
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) announced it is kicking off development of a new guideline to help building owners and their design teams utilize building information modeling (BIM) during the building design, construction, and operations process and better support owners’ performance requirements.
Guidelines Provide a National Framework for Certification
March 23, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) have announced new Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines. The guidelines, developed with feedback from industry experts, are designed to enhance and streamline commercial building workforce training and certification programs.
It Focuses on Defining, Forecasting, and in Some Cases, Guessing at the Future of the Building Industry
June 4, 2014
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.
Outcome-Based Pathway Submitted as Proposed Code Change to International Green Construction Code
April 3, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.