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
Aligning LOD, LoD, and OEM into a Project Collaboration Framework Jim Bedrick, FAIA (AEC Process Engineering), Dianne Davis, CSI (AEC Infosystems Inc.) Sep 01, 2012
Amara’s Law: How BIM’s Future Benefit Can be Measured Today Neil Steinkamp, CCIFP, Tom Dionne, Stout Risius Ross, Inc. Apr 01, 2009
An Advanced Materials Database: A Gateway for Future and Secure Infrastructures Milagros Kennett (US Department of Homelant Security, Mohammed Ettourney (Weidlinger Associates Inc.), Earle Kennett (National Institute of Building Sciences), Bob Payn (db Interactive) Dec 01, 2011
An Innovative Foam Insulation Produced from Cellulose Jae-Sik Kang (Korea Institute of Construction Technology), Gyeong-Seok Cho (Korea Institute of Construction Technology), Young-Cheol Kwon (Halla University) Apr 02, 2012
An Introduction to Building Information Modeling Deke Smith, AIA Jan 01, 2007
An Investigation of Best Practices for Evacuating and Sheltering Individuals with Special Needs and Disabilities National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Oct 01, 2008
An Old(er) Fellow’s Musings about Building Envelopes and Energy Efficiency Andre Desjarlais, program manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Apr 13, 2015
Applying Lessons from Clay-Brick Veneer to Design a Stucco Mix Marcin Pazera (Simpson, Gumperts and Heger), Mark Bomberg (Syracusse University) Apr 12, 2010
Architecture for Low Vision: Site Building, and Interior Design Stuart L.Knoop, FAIA (OKKS Studios, Inc.) Jan 10, 2013
Assessing the Triple Bottom Line of Alternative Window to Wall Ratios as Resilient Adaptations in Office Buildings Luke Troup, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University, Robert Phillips, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University, Matthew Eckelman, PhD. Northeastern University , David Fannon, AIA, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University Apr 18, 2018