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 ascending
Ultra High Performance Concrete Panels for Prefabricated Wall Assemblies Kevin Gannon, RA, Director, Program Development, TAKTL LLC Apr 16, 2018
Pumping up the Volume: Multi-Family, Passive House and Net Zero Energy as Standard Practice Timothy McDonald President, Onion Flats Apr 15, 2018
High Impact Design Solutions to Improve Healthcare Access and Outcomes-CLINICA FAMILY HEALTH The Center for Heath Design Nov 21, 2017
Taking the Field: Advancing Energy and Water Efficiency in Sports Venues National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance Feb 01, 2017
Conceptual Design, BIM and Interdisciplinary Collaboration William C. Manion, AIA O'Neil & Manion Architects PA, Bethesda, Md. Oct 01, 2016
New Site Coefficients, Fa, Fv, and Fpga, in ASCE 7-16 CB Crouse, PhD, PE, AECOM Mar 22, 2016
Updates to Maps for the 2015 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions Nicolas Luco, PhD, US Geological Survey Mar 22, 2016
Best Practices for Architectural Coatings Elizabeth A. Hnatiw, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (principal architect, Hoffmann Architects) Feb 01, 2016
Developing a Flexible Healthcare Infrastructure Jan 11, 2016
Project Acceleration/Speed to Market Strategies Rebekah G. Gladson, FAIA, rggroup global Jan 11, 2016