Codes for Climate June 2022 Newsletter

The latest Codes for Climate newsletter includes info about recent codes and standards development updates, including a number of proposals that will improve the efficiency of existing buildings, federal, state and local action updates, recent news, upcoming events, and more. Learn...

NBI is Hiring! Learn About Our Open Positions

NBI is seeking a Finance Manager and a Project Analyst to join our team and become an integral part of our organization. Finance Manager: This position will lead our finance department. Primary duties include financial management and strategy; reporting; compliance;...

June 2022 Newsletter from NBI

Our latest newsletter includes information on NBI’s 25th Anniversary, our recent Decarbonization Roadmap Guide for School Building Decision Makers, The CIRRUS™ Low Carbon program, our Cost Study of the Building Decarbonization Code, and more.

The Cost of Building Decarbonization

Published by Electrical Construction & Maintenance: New Buildings Institute’s findings put meat on the bones of a code the advocacy group crafted Building Decarbonization Code – New Buildings Institute for developers interested in designing and building structures with smaller or non-existent carbon...

Climate resilience and the new era of urban infrastructure

Published by GreenBiz: The path to revitalize our infrastructure as an engine of future economic growth must begin with a series of “lighthouse projects” that prove viability. The energy industry, real estate sector and city government can’t swallow the elephant...

USGBC Announces more than 23 Million Square Feet of LEED Certified Net Zero Space

Published by Building Enclosure: The U.S. Green Building Council announced nearly 100 net zero certifications earned under the LEED Zero program, representing more than 23 million square feet of space. One-fourth of LEED Zero projects earned multiple certifications, demonstrating achievement of net zero goals in several categories....

Washington board moves closer to natural gas ban in new homes

Published by The Center Square: – The Washington State Building Code Council’s Technical Advisory Group on Friday morning passed a motion disapproving of a code proposal that would require new residential buildings to be built all-electric. But it was largely...