National Institute of Building Sciences

The National Institute of Building Sciences is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that successfully brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States. Authorized by the U.S. Congress, the Institute provides an authoritative source and a unique opportunity for free and candid discussion among private and public sectors within the built environment. The Institute's mission to serve the public interest is accomplished by supporting advances in building sciences and technologies for the purpose of improving the performance of our nation's buildings while reducing waste and conserving energy and resources. For more information visit

Research Submitted

Title Author Datesort descending
An Investigation of Best Practices for Evacuating and Sheltering Individuals with Special Needs and Disabilities National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Oct 01, 2008
Door Locking Options in Schools National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Jan 01, 2009
Selecting Security Technology Providers Tod Schneider (National Center for Educational Facilties) Jan 01, 2009
Emergency Management Standards and Schools National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Jan 01, 2009
buildingSMART alliance™ Interest Groups Terry Jordan, Stanley Consultants, Inc. Apr 01, 2009
How the New agcXML Standards Can Save Your Firm Time and Money Dan Bailinger, Chameleon Software Apr 01, 2009
The Arrival of Spring in the Facilities Industry Dana K. Smith, FAIA Apr 01, 2009
The Legal Revolution in Construction James L. Salmon, Esq. Founder, Collaborative Construction Resources, LLC Apr 01, 2009
Reducing Facility Management Costs Through Integration of COBIE and LEED - EB Harinder Singh, Woopert, Dana K. Smith, Information Consulting, LLC, John M. Przybyla, PE. GISP, Woolpert, Inc. Apr 01, 2009
Where Does All This Information Belong? Deborah L. MacPherson, AIA, CSI CCS, Specifications and Research, Cannon Design Apr 01, 2009