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Monday, January 11, 2016 - 13:39 - 0 comment(s)
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.... + continue reading
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 13:29 - 0 comment(s)
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. As the leader of the team responsible for developing resilience policy, including resilience to the impacts of climate change, Judge Hill’s unique perspective on implementing... + continue reading
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 13:53 - 0 comment(s)
The Second Annual BSSC Colloquium Takes Place March 8 in Burlingame, California Plan to join the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) to find out about the latest on the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) NEHRP Recommended Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures and Project 17, Development of Next-Generation Seismic Maps, when the BSSC presents its Second Annual BSSC Colloquium, “Seismic Design Update 2016: An Interactive... + continue reading
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 11:00 - 0 comment(s)
Select from 8 Different Events to Satisfy Professional Education Requirements Attend Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Conference & Expo and check professional education requirements off the top of your 2016 “to-do” list. The Institute’s Annual Conference, to be held January 11-15, in Metro Washington, D.C., is a great way to earn continuing education units (CEUs) while hearing from speakers who are experts in their fields. With the theme Achieving a... + continue reading
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 07:14 - 0 comment(s)
Be there to honor the winners of the 2015 Beyond Green™ High-Performance Building and Community Awards. The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) will recognize the 2015 winners on Thursday, January 14, 2016, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm, at the Beyond Green™ Awards Luncheon, sponsored by the Illuminating Engineering Society, held during Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Fourth Annual Conference and Expo. Witness the... + continue reading