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 descending
Synergy in the Sandbox Adam Lega, BIM Coordinator, KAI Design and BUILD Oct 01, 2008
Door Locking Options in Schools National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Jan 01, 2009
Selecting Security Technology Providers Tod Schneider (National Center for Educational Facilties) Jan 01, 2009
Emergency Management Standards and Schools National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Jan 01, 2009
Where Does All This Information Belong? Deborah L. MacPherson, AIA, CSI CCS, Specifications and Research, Cannon Design Apr 01, 2009
BIM: The GSA Story Stephen R. Hagan, FAIA, General Services Administration, Peggy Ho, General Services Administration, Charles Matta, General Services Administration Apr 01, 2009
Amara’s Law: How BIM’s Future Benefit Can be Measured Today Neil Steinkamp, CCIFP, Tom Dionne, Stout Risius Ross, Inc. Apr 01, 2009
BIM in Structural Engineering Will F. Ikerd II, PE, CWI Apr 01, 2009
Post Construction BIM Implementations and Facility Asset Management James R. Watson, MACTEC’s Facility Lifecycle Group, G. Russell Watson, MACTEC’s Facility Lifecycle Group, Mat Krogulecki, MACTEC’s Facility Lifecycle Group Apr 01, 2009
Building Information Models and Model Views – Part 3 Richard See, Managing Director, Digital Alchemy Apr 01, 2009