to the site of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS).
This site is the building community's connection to the authoritative
national source of knowledge and advice on matters of building
regulation, science and technology.
The following are all active councils of the
National Institute of Building Sciences: the
Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council, the Building
Seismic Safety Council, the
alliance, the Facility
Information Council, the Multihazard
Mitigation Council, and the
Enclosure Council. The
Maintenance and Operations Committee is a standing NIBS committee.
Programs and projects include:
Multihazard Loss Estimation,
Building Information Model Standard (NBIMS),
Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, Total Building
Commissioning, and Whole
Building Design Guide.
NIBS also publishes the
National CAD Standard, Asbestos
and Lead-Based Paint Guidance Manuals, and
several other informative publications and