NBI is Seeking to Hire a Project Manager

NBI is seeking a Project Manager to become an integral part of our organization. NBI’s efforts are grounded in strong technical research and analysis and working with leading jurisdictions to develop advanced building energy codes and carbon policies and roadmaps...

WBCSD and NBI Sign MOU to Advance Net Zero Buildings

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and New Buildings Institute (NBI) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the organizations’ relationship. The agreement signed last month defines how the two organizations will collaborate  to advance and promote energy...

ICC Makes Controversial Change

Published by Architectural Record: Early in March, the board of directors of the International Code Council (ICC) moved to overhaul the process for developing its model energy code. The controversial change entails switching from a framework in which thousands of...

March Newsletter from NBI

Our latest newsletter includes NBI’s reaction to the new IECC framework; new Building Electrification Technology Roadmap; decarbonization code released; Advanced Water Heating Initiative report; new board members, Senior Fellows, and staff; plus much more.

Industry organizations react to new ICC framework

Published by The Construction Specifier: A number of industry organizations have voiced their reactions to a new framework announced by the International Code Council (ICC). In reaction, New Buildings Institute (NBI) released a statement voicing is opposition the changes, which...

Code Fights

Published by POLITICO Morning Energy: The International Code Council meets today on whether to follow through on changing how energy conservation building codes are crafted. The changes would decrease input from local governments, which have previously pushed for aggressively greener...

Building Decarbonization

Published by Impact Cafe: In this Impact Café webinar and podcast the focus is on the transition to net zero carbon energy networks and the decarbonization of buildings. Amy Cortese, Director of Programs, participated in this panel discussion.