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Featured News and Events
Event / October 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT / Building Innovation
This is a Best of the Forum session. Take stock of the current state of the building technologies needed to drive decarbonization at scale. In this webinar, moderated by Clay Nesler, a report will be provided on Johnson Controls' recent ...
Webinar / October 20, 2020 / Building Innovation
Natural gas accounts for over 50% of the recent carbon dioxide growth in the past few years, leading some policymakers to look at building decarbonization to meet local climate goals. Designers are seeking new technologies to reduce carbon and meet ...
Webinar / September 24, 2020 / Zero Net Energy
NBI has been tracking the zero energy building sector for over a decade and our annual Zero Energy Buildings List was recently released with nearly 700 zero energy verified and emerging buildings being tracked! In this webinar, NBI’s Alexi Miller and Kevin Carbonnier ...
News / October 1, 2020 / About
New Buildings Institute is seeking a Director to focus on Building and Program Innovation and a Project Manager to focus on Codes and Policy. Join our widely respected team. NBI is at the forefront of a wide range of national ...
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