Featured Event: 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference, February 9-11
Join NBI's Director of Policy Jim Edelson, who will present “The Technical Basis Of Building Performance Standards."
Stretch Codes: A Key Tool on the Path to Carbon Neutral Buildings
Read the latest blog by Jim Edelson, Director of Policy.
School Districts Scale Their Zero Energy Efforts
Read the latest blog by Amy Cortese, Director of Programs.
NBI Wishes You a Transformational New Year!
With new Board of Directors, Senior Fellows, staff, and a recently completed strategic plan, NBI will be an even stronger force for addressing the climate crisis through building sector transformation.
Getting to Zero: Carbon Neutral Codes
Join us for a webinar January 28th on opportunities for states and cities to leverage their energy codes to maximize carbon reductions and minimize costs.
COVID 19 resources relevant to buildings
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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Featured News and Events
Event / January 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST / Codes And Policy
For decades, U.S. building energy codes have centered on kilowatt-hour savings in buildings. But urgency on climate change is pressing us to rapidly address and mitigate carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions from the built environment, which is responsible for ...
News / January 7, 2021 / Codes And Policy
Published by Energy News Network: A change to North Carolina’s building code would let developers skimp on insulation and other energy-saving basics in exchange for flashier elements such as solar panels and super-efficient appliances. It highlights the role developers are ...
News / December 7, 2020 / New Buildings Institute
The most comprehensive collection of news from NBI: Energy-verified Commercial Buildings More Than Double Since 2018, 2021 IECC wrap up, Building Performance Standards Are a Powerful Solution to Reduce Carbon Emissions from Existing Buildings, Advanced Water Heating Initiative, and more. ...
Webinar / December 3, 2020 / Zero Net Energy
NBI's Getting to Zero webinar series provides ongoing opportunities for knowledge sharing around actionable solutions to drive the highest levels of efficiency in buildings. Low-income communities are most at risk of being left behind as local jurisdictions pursue ambitious carbon ...
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NBI offers a large selection of on-demand webinars about a variety of subjects that include: building codes, schools, zero energy buildings, building portfolio management and grid optimization. AIA LU|HSW credits are available for select webinar recordings.