Where we’ll be in May

Mark Frankel, Technical Director, will present at the West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) energy conference on May 26 at 10:30 a.m. His presentation is titled, “Will Energy Codes Ever Deliver ZNE Buildings?” Learn more

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...

New Construction Guide and the 2030 Challenge

NBI and Architecture 2030 are excited to announce that Architecture 2030 has endorsed a prescriptive path to meet the current 2030 Challenge goal based on NBI’s Advanced Buildings® New Construction Guide. With this path, design teams now have another tool...

Understanding Delivery, Partnership Strategies and Program Channels

NBI recently conducted research on behalf of NEEA’s Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Initiative. The research team sought to better understand the delivery, partnership strategies and program channels for promoting the adoption of energy efficiency best practices in commercial real estate....