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

Titlesort descending Author Date
Boundary Conditions for Water Tightness Testing Based on Pareto-Front Analysis Nathan Van Den Bossche (Ghent University), Michael A. Lacasse (NRC-CNRC), Arnold Janssens (Ghent University) Apr 02, 2012
Brick Veneer Steel Stud (BV-SS) Wall Systems and Insulated Composite Backup (ICB) Panels Keith D. Boyer (CENTRIA), John Preece, AIA (90Ten Architects) Apr 12, 2010
Building a Better BRIK: Building Research Information Knowledgebase Vastly Expands Its Research Offerings Stephanie Stubbs, Assoc. AIA, PMP (National Institute of Building Sciences) Jun 01, 2015
Building Enclosure Commissioning Education Wagdy Anis, FAIA, LEED AP, Anis Building Enclosure Consulting Apr 13, 2015
Building Enclosure Commissioning of a Student Athletic Facility Paul E. Totten, PE (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.), Andrew Smith (Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.) Apr 02, 2012
Building Enclosure Commissioning: Past, Present, and Future John A. Runkle, Intertek / Architectural Testing, Inc., York, PA, USA Apr 13, 2015
Building Enclosure Performance Research— Applications in Professional Practice Mark Perepelitza, AIA (ZGF Architects) Apr 02, 2012
Building Envelope Failure Case Studies in High-Rise Construction Pierre-Michel Busque, P.Eng Apr 12, 2010
Building Envelope Upgrade at Frank Lloyd Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum WIlliam B. Rose (Willam B. Rose and Associates), Angel Ayon (WASA/Studio A) Apr 12, 2010
Building in Tight Urban Spaces Wendy Talarico, architectural services specialist , W.R. Meadows, Phil Moses, vice president, INTECH Construction, Fred Baumert, principal, Keast & Hood Structural Engineers Apr 16, 2018