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
Performance Specifications for Building Information Exchange E. William East, PhD, PE Oct 01, 2009
AIA-TAP BIM Repeat Award Winners: Strengths and Opportunities Major Patrick Suermann, PhD, PE, LEED AP, Tammy McCuen, LEED AP Oct 01, 2009
BIM for Electrical Construction: Benefits and Current Trends Salman Azhar, Ph.D. Oct 01, 2009
A Modest Proposal for a Transdisciplinary Curriculum for the Design, Construction, Management and Maintenance of Architecture Lamar Henderson, RA, School of Architecture and Planning at the Catholic University of America, Nancy L. Jordan, PhD, Oct 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
Nurturing BIM: Evolving Architectural Education Lucas Reames, Gehry Technologies Apr 01, 2009
Commercial Construction BIM Course Created for Academia Shanna Schmelter, Alumni Graduate Teaching Assistant at Purdue University, Clark Cory, Associate Professor of Computer Graphics at Purdue University Apr 01, 2009
buildingSMART alliance™ Interest Groups Terry Jordan, Stanley Consultants, Inc. Apr 01, 2009
How the New agcXML Standards Can Save Your Firm Time and Money Dan Bailinger, Chameleon Software Apr 01, 2009