• 25 Years of NBI

    NBI is celebrating 25 years of market transformation! See how we've grown over the years & learn about milestone and transformative dates in the history of our work with a new timeline.

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  • Five Questions with Kyle Pickett

    NBI welcomes Kyle Pickett as its new Director of Leadership and Market Development. Kyle provided his perspective on NBI, joining the team and some industry trends to watch for in this five-question interview.

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  • News from the Advanced Water Heating Initiative (AWHI)

    Creating a National Advanced Water Heater Movement

    The latest AWHI progress report highlights the steps made in the past year to realize its goal of 100% Heat Pump Water Heater market adoption by 2030.

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  • May 10-12, 2023

    Save the Date for the 2023 Getting to Zero Forum

    Join us in Minneapolis or Virtually to define a new energy and carbon future for the built environment.

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  • June Newsletter

    The Latest News from NBI

    Our recent newsletter includes information on NBI’s 25th Anniversary, our recent Decarbonization Roadmap Guide for School Building Decision Makers, The CIRRUS™ Low Carbon program, our Cost Study of the Building Decarbonization Code, and more.

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A note on COVID-19: Our hearts go out to the people and communities that are being directly impacted by the Coronavirus. We are working remotely to support the safety of our staff, family members and community. NBI efforts continue to make buildings better for people and the planet. NBI staff are available via email, phone, and other conferencing apps. Please support your local communities by heeding government and health care officials' calls for social distancing to protect the vulnerable. We look forward to joining you at events when conditions improve.
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