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It’s time to recognize the next generation of leaders across the built environment. Our Future Leaders Award goes to Amr...
10/08/2021

It’s time to recognize the next generation of leaders across the built environment. Our Future Leaders Award goes to Amrinder Singh!
#buildingsciences #BI2021

It’s time to recognize the next generation of leaders across the built environment. Our Future Leaders Award goes to Amrinder Singh!
#buildingsciences #BI2021

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award honors champions of diversity, celebrating their leadership in advancing DEI i...
10/08/2021

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award honors champions of diversity, celebrating their leadership in advancing DEI in the building industry. Our 2021 winner is SEAONC - Structural Engineers Association of Northern California! #builtenvironment #BI2021

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award honors champions of diversity, celebrating their leadership in advancing DEI in the building industry. Our 2021 winner is SEAONC - Structural Engineers Association of Northern California! #builtenvironment #BI2021

Join us Oct. 19 to learn the fundamentals of building information modeling, why your organization should adopt BIM and i...
10/07/2021

Join us Oct. 19 to learn the fundamentals of building information modeling, why your organization should adopt BIM and its benefits, and where you should start if you do not have a BIM strategy. https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KE82FCpRRpS-M34orW0hFg #BIM

Join us Oct. 19 to learn the fundamentals of building information modeling, why your organization should adopt BIM and its benefits, and where you should start if you do not have a BIM strategy. https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KE82FCpRRpS-M34orW0hFg #BIM

Our highest honor - named for the first NIBS member - goes to someone who has demonstrated a lifetime of dedication to t...
10/07/2021

Our highest honor - named for the first NIBS member - goes to someone who has demonstrated a lifetime of dedication to the mission and goals of NIBS. Thank you, Robert Ivy with The American Institute of Architects! #buildingsciences

Our highest honor - named for the first NIBS member - goes to someone who has demonstrated a lifetime of dedication to the mission and goals of NIBS. Thank you, Robert Ivy with The American Institute of Architects! #buildingsciences

NIBS has installed our new Board of Directors, which includes seven new members: https://bit.ly/NIBSBoD #buildingscience...
10/06/2021

NIBS has installed our new Board of Directors, which includes seven new members: https://bit.ly/NIBSBoD #buildingsciences

NIBS has installed our new Board of Directors, which includes seven new members: https://bit.ly/NIBSBoD #buildingsciences

The NIBS Innovator Award recognizes groundbreaking advances and technological contributions made to the built environmen...
10/06/2021

The NIBS Innovator Award recognizes groundbreaking advances and technological contributions made to the built environment. Shout out to our 2021 winner, Procore Technologies! #buildingsciences #innovation

The NIBS Innovator Award recognizes groundbreaking advances and technological contributions made to the built environment. Shout out to our 2021 winner, Procore Technologies! #buildingsciences #innovation

Our Distinguished Service Award goes to an individual who has made a substantial contribution in support of the mission,...
10/04/2021

Our Distinguished Service Award goes to an individual who has made a substantial contribution in support of the mission, goals, and objectives of NIBS. Thank you, John! #buildingsciences #leadership

Our Distinguished Service Award goes to an individual who has made a substantial contribution in support of the mission, goals, and objectives of NIBS. Thank you, John! #buildingsciences #leadership

The third and final day of Building Innovation was full of information about collaboration, better building, and resilie...
10/01/2021

The third and final day of Building Innovation was full of information about collaboration, better building, and resiliency. Here's our summary: https://bit.ly/BI2021Day3 #buildingsciences #BI2021

The third and final day of Building Innovation was full of information about collaboration, better building, and resiliency. Here's our summary: https://bit.ly/BI2021Day3 #buildingsciences #BI2021

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the built environment would not be possible without the support of our large ...
10/01/2021

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the built environment would not be possible without the support of our large Hispanic workforce. Thank you for helping to build a better tomorrow.

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the built environment would not be possible without the support of our large Hispanic workforce. Thank you for helping to build a better tomorrow.

We covered so much at Building Innovation. To our sponsors: Thank you for your incredible support. https://bit.ly/NIBSBI...
09/30/2021

We covered so much at Building Innovation. To our sponsors: Thank you for your incredible support. https://bit.ly/NIBSBI21Sponsors #builtenvironment #BI2021

We covered so much at Building Innovation. To our sponsors: Thank you for your incredible support. https://bit.ly/NIBSBI21Sponsors #builtenvironment #BI2021

Our 2021 Built Environment Social Equity Survey found that more than two in five (43%) employed/working respondents say ...
09/30/2021
One Solution to a Shortage of Skilled Workers? Diversify the Construction Industry.

Our 2021 Built Environment Social Equity Survey found that more than two in five (43%) employed/working respondents say their company has a program or initiative dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. #workforce #DEI

President Biden’s infrastructure plan would create a hiring challenge, but also an opportunity to recruit from communities that the industry has long ignored.

Our closing keynote for Building Innovation is at 3pm ET! Thank you to all who have participated, networked and presente...
09/29/2021

Our closing keynote for Building Innovation is at 3pm ET! Thank you to all who have participated, networked and presented with us over the last few days. ICYMI, here's how Day 2 went: https://bit.ly/BI2021Day2 #BI2021 #builtenvironment

Our closing keynote for Building Innovation is at 3pm ET! Thank you to all who have participated, networked and presented with us over the last few days. ICYMI, here's how Day 2 went: https://bit.ly/BI2021Day2 #BI2021 #builtenvironment

We're an hour out from our final day of BI2021! And here are our 2021 award winners: https://bit.ly/BI2021Awards #buildi...
09/29/2021

We're an hour out from our final day of BI2021! And here are our 2021 award winners: https://bit.ly/BI2021Awards #buildingsciences #BI2021

We're an hour out from our final day of BI2021! And here are our 2021 award winners: https://bit.ly/BI2021Awards #buildingsciences #BI2021

Join us at 3pm ET! We'll announce our 2021 award winners as well as sit down with Holcim's Jamie Gentoso to talk about r...
09/28/2021

Join us at 3pm ET! We'll announce our 2021 award winners as well as sit down with Holcim's Jamie Gentoso to talk about resilience, sustainability, and get her advice for women considering a role in construction. #buildingsciences #BI2021

Join us at 3pm ET! We'll announce our 2021 award winners as well as sit down with Holcim's Jamie Gentoso to talk about resilience, sustainability, and get her advice for women considering a role in construction. #buildingsciences #BI2021

Here we are, Day 2 of Building Innovation 2021! We've got more planned, starting with our keynote with Architecture 2030...
09/28/2021

Here we are, Day 2 of Building Innovation 2021! We've got more planned, starting with our keynote with Architecture 2030's Edward Mazria at 11am ET. Register now! buildinginnovation.org #buildingsciences #BI2021

Here we are, Day 2 of Building Innovation 2021! We've got more planned, starting with our keynote with Architecture 2030's Edward Mazria at 11am ET. Register now! buildinginnovation.org #buildingsciences #BI2021

Today's closing keynote with Daniel Kaniewski, Managing Director, Public Sector with Marsh McLennan, starts in 30 minute...
09/27/2021

Today's closing keynote with Daniel Kaniewski, Managing Director, Public Sector with Marsh McLennan, starts in 30 minutes! Learn about the three pillars of disaster resilience at Building Innovation 2021: buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment #BI2021

Today's closing keynote with Daniel Kaniewski, Managing Director, Public Sector with Marsh McLennan, starts in 30 minutes! Learn about the three pillars of disaster resilience at Building Innovation 2021: buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment #BI2021

11am ET, folks! #BI2021 opens up virtually with a full slate of sessions around technology, resilience, and the workplac...
09/27/2021

11am ET, folks! #BI2021 opens up virtually with a full slate of sessions around technology, resilience, and the workplace. Join building professionals from around the globe and register now: buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment

11am ET, folks! #BI2021 opens up virtually with a full slate of sessions around technology, resilience, and the workplace. Join building professionals from around the globe and register now: buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment

We are grateful to our Building Innovation 2021 sponsors. Thank you for your support of the built environment.  #BI2021 ...
09/24/2021

We are grateful to our Building Innovation 2021 sponsors. Thank you for your support of the built environment. #BI2021 #buildingscience

We are grateful to our Building Innovation 2021 sponsors. Thank you for your support of the built environment. #BI2021 #buildingscience

#BI2021 starts Monday! We've got 30 sessions lined up around building technology, resilience and the workplace. Register...
09/24/2021

#BI2021 starts Monday! We've got 30 sessions lined up around building technology, resilience and the workplace. Register today! buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment #Construction

#BI2021 starts Monday! We've got 30 sessions lined up around building technology, resilience and the workplace. Register today! buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment #Construction

Who will it be? Our winner is a true champion of diversity who celebrates advancing DEI in the building industry. Join u...
09/23/2021

Who will it be? Our winner is a true champion of diversity who celebrates advancing DEI in the building industry. Join us at Building Innovation next week to celebrate the 2021 award winners! Register at buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment #BI2021

Who will it be? Our winner is a true champion of diversity who celebrates advancing DEI in the building industry. Join us at Building Innovation next week to celebrate the 2021 award winners! Register at buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment #BI2021

The business world has transformed tremendously in recent times. What does the current landscape look like for smaller c...
09/23/2021

The business world has transformed tremendously in recent times. What does the current landscape look like for smaller companies? Learn this and more at #BI2021. Register at buildinginnovation.org! #builtenvironment #smallbusiness

The business world has transformed tremendously in recent times. What does the current landscape look like for smaller companies? Learn this and more at #BI2021. Register at buildinginnovation.org! #builtenvironment #smallbusiness

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the built environment would not be possible without the support of our large ...
09/22/2021

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the built environment would not be possible without the support of our large Hispanic workforce. Thank you for helping to build a better tomorrow. #hispanicheritagemonth #buildingsciences

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize the built environment would not be possible without the support of our large Hispanic workforce. Thank you for helping to build a better tomorrow. #hispanicheritagemonth #buildingsciences

Community resilience includes implementing measures to ensure it recovers its functions. https://bit.ly/NIBSSeismicBlog ...
09/22/2021

Community resilience includes implementing measures to ensure it recovers its functions. https://bit.ly/NIBSSeismicBlog #earthquake #resilience

Community resilience includes implementing measures to ensure it recovers its functions. https://bit.ly/NIBSSeismicBlog #earthquake #resilience

Representatives from the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council and its local component Building Enclosur...
09/21/2021
BETEC, BECs Explore ENGAGE Information Exchange, Building Science Education, Strengthening Local and National Communities | National Institute of Building Sciences

Representatives from the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council and its local component Building Enclosure Councils assembled today for their annual meeting. #builtenvironment

BETEC, BECs Explore ENGAGE Information Exchange, Building Science Education, Strengthening Local and National Communities BETEC, BECs Explore ENGAGE Information Exchange, Building Science Education, Strengthening Local and National Communities Posted By Stephanie Stubbs Tuesday, September 21, 2021 R...

Women executives in the built environment must come together, support each other, and share thoughts and ideas. Join us ...
09/21/2021

Women executives in the built environment must come together, support each other, and share thoughts and ideas. Join us for the Women Executives in Building virtual reception at Building Innovation 2021. Visit buildinginnovation.org for more details. #womeninleadership #buildingsciences

Women executives in the built environment must come together, support each other, and share thoughts and ideas. Join us for the Women Executives in Building virtual reception at Building Innovation 2021. Visit buildinginnovation.org for more details. #womeninleadership #buildingsciences

This week! The next 2021 Queries & Theories webcast with Quinn Evans' Alyson Steele features NIBS' Roger Grant and Charl...
09/20/2021

This week! The next 2021 Queries & Theories webcast with Quinn Evans' Alyson Steele features NIBS' Roger Grant and Charles Thompson, with Quinn Evans! Join us Sept. 22: https://bit.ly/QT20212 #BIM #builtenvironment

This week! The next 2021 Queries & Theories webcast with Quinn Evans' Alyson Steele features NIBS' Roger Grant and Charles Thompson, with Quinn Evans! Join us Sept. 22: https://bit.ly/QT20212 #BIM #builtenvironment

BI2021 will be here in seven days! Don't miss the chance to learn all about the challenges -- and solutions -- affecting...
09/20/2021
Home | Building Innovation

BI2021 will be here in seven days! Don't miss the chance to learn all about the challenges -- and solutions -- affecting the built environment around technology, resilience and the workplace. Register at buildinginnovation.org! #BI2021 #buildingsciences

Join us this September to explore challenges, possibilities, the latest tools, groundbreaking strategies, and more. Don’t miss out as the building industry convenes to tackle 3 critical topics–resilience, technology and the workplace.

And the winner is ... a dynamic and trailblazing woman, who has made outstanding contributions to the built environment!...
09/17/2021

And the winner is ... a dynamic and trailblazing woman, who has made outstanding contributions to the built environment! Join us at Building Innovation to celebrate the industry’s champions of change: buildinginnovation.org #womeninleadership #buildingsciences

And the winner is ... a dynamic and trailblazing woman, who has made outstanding contributions to the built environment! Join us at Building Innovation to celebrate the industry’s champions of change: buildinginnovation.org #womeninleadership #buildingsciences

Find out where Autodesk is in its journey toward FedRAMP Moderate authorization. Autodesk will work with General Service...
09/17/2021
Webinar: FedRAMP | Autodesk

Find out where Autodesk is in its journey toward FedRAMP Moderate authorization. Autodesk will work with General Services Administration to achieve designation for new offerings for the federal community. Join the Sept. 29 webinar. #BIM #builtenvironment

Join our 'Autodesk Targets FedRAMP Moderate for US Authorization' webinar on Wednesday, September 29 at 12 pm ET/9 am PT.

Learn about the engineering challenges and opportunities for the natural and built environment and The American Society ...
09/16/2021

Learn about the engineering challenges and opportunities for the natural and built environment and The American Society of Civil Engineers' new approach to a Future World Vision. Join us at BI2021! buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment

Learn about the engineering challenges and opportunities for the natural and built environment and The American Society of Civil Engineers' new approach to a Future World Vision. Join us at BI2021! buildinginnovation.org #builtenvironment

The Women Executives in Building recently met to talk about "Being the Only." Here's what these leaders had to say about...
09/16/2021

The Women Executives in Building recently met to talk about "Being the Only." Here's what these leaders had to say about breaking through a variety of barriers: https://bit.ly/NIBSWEBBeingOnly #construction #builtenvironment

The Women Executives in Building recently met to talk about "Being the Only." Here's what these leaders had to say about breaking through a variety of barriers: https://bit.ly/NIBSWEBBeingOnly #construction #builtenvironment

After the BI2021 Awards Ceremony, NIBS CEO Lakisha A. Woods, CAE, will sit down with Holcim's Jamie Gentoso for a chat a...
09/15/2021

After the BI2021 Awards Ceremony, NIBS CEO Lakisha A. Woods, CAE, will sit down with Holcim's Jamie Gentoso for a chat about the company's work to improve sustainability and resiliency in the building industry. Register today for Building Innovation! buildinginnovation.org #buildingsciences

After the BI2021 Awards Ceremony, NIBS CEO Lakisha A. Woods, CAE, will sit down with Holcim's Jamie Gentoso for a chat about the company's work to improve sustainability and resiliency in the building industry. Register today for Building Innovation! buildinginnovation.org #buildingsciences

Federal policy now calls for improving functional recovery of the built environment. Read the session notes from our Res...
09/15/2021

Federal policy now calls for improving functional recovery of the built environment. Read the session notes from our Resilience 2021 webinar on the importance of seismic functional recovery: https://bit.ly/NIBSSeismic #earthquakes #resilience

Federal policy now calls for improving functional recovery of the built environment. Read the session notes from our Resilience 2021 webinar on the importance of seismic functional recovery: https://bit.ly/NIBSSeismic #earthquakes #resilience

Our hearts are with residents and business owners across the south. Just one inch of water can cause $25,000 of damage t...
09/14/2021

Our hearts are with residents and business owners across the south. Just one inch of water can cause $25,000 of damage to your home, according to FEMA. #tropicalstormnicholas

Our hearts are with residents and business owners across the south. Just one inch of water can cause $25,000 of damage to your home, according to FEMA. #tropicalstormnicholas

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