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
School Security Technologies Tod Schneider (National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities) Jul 01, 2010
Savings Through Collaboration: A Case Study on the Value of BIM Michael P. Cannistraro, PE, LEED AP Oct 01, 2010
Saint-Gobain and Certainteed North American Headquarters: A Whole Buildings Design Guide Case Study Whole Buildings Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of Building Sciences Jul 12, 2018
Risk of Condensation and Mold Growth in Wood-Frame Wall Systems with Different Exterior Insulations Hamed H. Saber, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada, Wahid Maref, Construction Portfolio, National Research Council of Canada Apr 13, 2015
Review of Curtain Walls, Focusing on Design Problems and Solutions Karol Kazmierczak Apr 12, 2010
Retrofitting Timber Frame Walls with Vacuum Insulation Panels Erland Sveipe (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Bjorn Petter Jelle (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Sivert Uvsløkk (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Steinar Grynning (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Jan Vincent Thue (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Berit Time (SINTEF Building and Infrastructure), Arild Gustavsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Apr 02, 2012
Restoring Airtightness and Weather-Resistance to Window and Curtain Wall Systems Ed Retzbach, CSI, CDT, LEED AP BD+C Apr 13, 2015
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
Reducing Capital Costs Dennis Bausman, PhD (Clemson University) Jan 11, 2016
Re-Glazing of All Glass Curtain-Wall Buildings Michael Aoki-Kramer, BA, JD LEED-AP, RDH Building Sciences Inc., Graham Finch, RDH Building Engineering Ltd , Brian Hubbs, RDH Building Engineering Ltd, Ed Thiessen, RDH Building Engineering Ltd , James Higgins, RDH Building Engineering Ltd Apr 13, 2015