• Join our Embodied Carbon Bootcamp on Dec. 14

    In this interactive workshop, industry leaders will present the policies that are quickening the adoption of embodied carbon ideas and show the steps necessary to lower upfront and whole life carbon emissions in new construction and major renovations.

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  • Efficient Electric Water Heating Could Slash Multifamily Buildings' Carbon Emissions

    A new report by ACEEE and NBI calls for policymakers to ramp up efforts to help building owners replace old equipment.

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  • Schools Collaborate on the Roadmap to Zero Carbon

    NBI and the State of California Division of the State Architect’s (DSA) Sustainability Education and Outreach Program facilitated a cohort of school districts over the course of a year. Read about what they were able to accomplish during that time in our latest blog by Senior Project Manager, Reilly Loveland.

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  • Proposals to Drastically Cut GHG Delivered to IECC Committees

    NBI recently submitted code change proposals to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) residential and commercial development committees. Learn more in our latest blog by Director of Codes, Kim Cheslak.

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  • Support NBI this Giving Season

    Do you believe that buildings can be a climate solution? If so, please consider supporting our work this giving season. The NBI Board of Directors are personally matching up to $5500 in donations until the end of the year.

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