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
Assessing Thermal Comfort near Glass Facades with New Tools Sabine Hoffmann (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley), Christoph Jedek (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley), Edward Arens (Center for the Built Environment, University of California at Berkeley) Apr 02, 2012
Augmented Reality: Bringing BIM to Life David Wilcos (Bechtel CIvil), Marvin Johnson (Bechtel Civil), Peter Carrato (Bechtel Corporation) Sep 01, 2012
Balancing Preservation and Energy Efficiency in Building Retrofits Rex A. Cyphers, PE , Principal, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., Carly (May) Wagner, PE, Project Engineer II , WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. , Jodi M. Knorowski, PE, Project Engineer I, WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. Apr 17, 2018
Balancing Security/Safety and Sustainability Objectives Richard Paradis, PE, BSCP, National Institute of Building Sciences , Bambi Tran, Steven Winter Associates Sep 09, 2010
Balancing Your Building Enclosure: The Building Enclosure Commissioning Scope that Matters Emily Hopps, Associate Principal, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., and Anna M. Burhoe Apr 16, 2018
Best Practices and Quality Issues in Residential Stucco Application Brad Oberg (IBACOS), Richard Baker (IBACOS) Apr 12, 2010
Best Practices for Accessibility Compliance Steven Winter Associates, Inc. Oct 23, 2014
Best Practices for Architectural Coatings Elizabeth A. Hnatiw, AIA, LEED AP BD+C (principal architect, Hoffmann Architects) Feb 01, 2016
BIM and FM: The Portal to Lifecycle Facility Management David A. Jordani, FAIA Apr 01, 2010
BIM and Stellar Architecture: Lessons From the First Three Years of the AIA TAP BIM Awards Stephen R. Hagan, FAIA, 2006 Chair of AIA Technology in Architectural Practice Knowledge Community Apr 01, 2008