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
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
Chemical/Biological/Radiaton (CBR) Safety of the Building Envelope Rob Bolin, PE, Syska Hennessy Group Nov 23, 2009
CPTED 101: Crime Prevention Through Envrionmental Design--The Fundamentals Tod Schneider Jan 01, 2010
Mass Notification for Higher Education Tod Schneider (National Center for Educational Facilties) Jan 01, 2010
BIM and FM: The Portal to Lifecycle Facility Management David A. Jordani, FAIA Apr 01, 2010
Interoperability on a Large Scale Deborah L. MacPherson, AIA, CSI CCS, Specifications and Research, Cannon Design, Michelle A. Raymond Apr 01, 2010
No BIM for You: The Case for Not Doing BIM Michael LeFevre, HOlder COnstruction Company Apr 01, 2010
Net Zero Requires Daylighting and Super Efficient Lighting Design James R Benya, PE (Benya Lighting Design) Apr 10, 2010
Intuitive and Objective Approaches to Daylighting a New England Elementary School Michael Rosenfeld, FAIA (The Office of Michael Rosenfeld) Apr 10, 2010