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How to Reduce Building Emissions and Center Equity
A new framework is available for cities looking to develop Building Performance Standards. The policy tool can help cities reach climate goals while integrating equity and economic inclusion.
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Version 1.2 of the Building Decarbonization Code is Available Now
The updated code overlay language is now compatible with ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and also includes factsheets for residential and commercial applications.
An Insider’s Guide to Talking about Carbon Neutral Buildings
Check out our recorded webinar aimed to help align the market around what it means to design, construct, and operate carbon neutral buildings. Read our related blog by Project Manager Webly Bowles.
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News / July 1, 2021 / About
NBI is seeking a Finance Manager to join our team and become an integral part of our organization. Finance Manager: This position will lead NBI’s finance department. Primary duties include financial management and strategy; reporting; compliance; oversight of annual financial statement audit; ...
News / August 17, 2021 / Building Innovation
The Advanced Water Heating InitiativeTM (AWHI) is working to move heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) rapidly into the market. HPWHs are an advanced technology that is highly energy efficient, can be grid-integrated, and delivers significant emissions reductions. Learn more about ...
News / September 8, 2021 / Codes And Policy
Published by Architect Magazine: Building codes and regulations shape our cities in countless ways, distilling generations of development experience, best practices for safety, technological know-how, and, especially in the case of zoning laws, society’s harmful, retrograde views on equity and equality. ...
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 ...