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 ascending Author Date
Window Selection Methodologies and Optimiation in High-Performance Commercial Buildings Kerry L. Haglund (University of Minnesota) Apr 12, 2010
Wildfires and Schools National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Jan 01, 2008
Why a Mock Up - Because the Owner Expects it Done Right Brian Stroik (Oscar J. Boldt Construction) Apr 12, 2010
Where the Commissioning Rubber Meets the Road: Building Enclosure Performance Testing Peter Babaian, Principal, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. Apr 16, 2018
Where Does All This Information Belong? Deborah L. MacPherson, AIA, CSI CCS, Specifications and Research, Cannon Design Apr 01, 2009
Weathered OSB Air and Water Leakage Testing Paul Grahovac, PROSOCO Apr 13, 2015
Water Infiltration through Openings in a Vertical Plane Under Static and Dynamic Pressure Conditions Michael A. Lacasse (National Research Council Canada), Nathan Van Den Bossche (Ghent University), Travis Moore (National Research Council Canada) Apr 02, 2012
Warm, Wet, and Wild: Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis Applied to Built Environment Cecilie Flyen Øyen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Anders-Johan Almås (SINTEF), Hans Olav Hygen (The Norwegian Meteorological Institute) Apr 02, 2012
Very High Performance Glazing In Traditional Framing Christopher J. Barry (Pilkington NA Inc.) Apr 02, 2012
Vacuum Insulation Panels in Wood Frame Wall Constructions Thomas Haavi, Bjørn Petter Jelle, Arild Gustavsen, Steinar Grynning, Sivert Uvsløkk, Ruben Baetens, Roland Caps Apr 12, 2010