Where we’ll be in August

Jim Edelson, Director of Codes and Policy, will co-present, COTE: The “State” of Oregon Energy Codes, at an event by AIA Portland on Wednesday, August 10 at 12:00 p.m. This presentation will look at how energy codes are determined in...

Where We’ll be in September

Ralph Dinola, CEO, will be a moderator at the EcoDistricts Summit 2016 on Tuesday, September 13 at 4:00 pm. Here urban leaders worldwide will convene in Denver CO to explore the role of district-scale innovation to address some of most...

Presenting at the Greenbuild International Conference

NBI CEO, Ralph DiNola and Technical Director, Mark Frankel will present during the Education Sessions in the Metrics Track at the upcoming Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Mark will co-present during the session “Thinking Smart about Smart Building Data” on...

What will energy codes look like in 2020?

Green building standards are influencing residential energy code, and vice versa. In this article published by Propane Jim Edelson, director of codes and policy at NBI, stated “It is likely that there will be a time in the next few...

The Retrofit Savings Estimator

Building owners considering an energy-efficiency upgrade now have a new tool to help them weigh their options and choose strategies that will optimize energy savings or target the biggest opportunities among a portfolio of buildings. NBI has released a beta...

Four Reasons Building Performance Is Worse Than Predicted

It’s common for energy use to far exceed what models predict. Should outcome-based measures be the new standard? This article published by Environmental Business News provides highlights from the Getting to Outcome-Based Performance Summit report written by the National Institute for...