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.
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.
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.
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.
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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News / September 21, 2021 / Codes And Policy
Published by E&E News: Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm warned the creators of the nation’s most widely used model for building energy codes yesterday that their work could be sliding toward "irrelevance" in addressing climate change, signaling that a once-obscure policy ...
News / September 23, 2021 / Getting to Zero
About the Webinar: The building sector is shifting from decades of regulation and programmatic oriented on energy efficiency (kWh and therms) to governmental plans centered on carbon and greenhouse gas emission reductions (CO2e). While energy and carbon metrics are related, ...
News / October 1, 2021 / About
NBI is seeking a Project Analyst and Project Manager to join our team and become an integral part of our organization. Project Analyst: This position will become an integral part of the NBI organization, working across NBI programs. Primary duties include ...
News / November 19, 2021 / Building Innovation
The latest newsletter from the Advanced Water Heating Initiative (AWHI) features information on upcoming AWHI meetings, a Commercial Heat Pump Water Heater (CHPWH) field study at Bayview Towers, a new report on heat pump water heaters in multifamily buildings from ...