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BIM Council Priorities: Partnerships, National BIM Standard–US V4 and the U.S. National BIM Program
When it comes to working out details for the National BIM Standard – United States Version 4, figuring out how it easily can be applied in contracts has become a bit of a mantra. “NBIMS has always had different chapters,” said John Messner, Chair of the U.S. National BIM Standard and professor in the Department of Architectural Engineering at… more
43 Percent of Built Environment Employees Say Their Company Has a DEI Program
A 2021 Built Environment Social Equity Survey of the National Institute of Building Sciences has found that more than two in five (43%) employed/working respondents indicate their company has a program or initiative dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. NIBS launched the survey in March with the help of market research and consulting firm… more
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The National Institute of Building Sciences is collecting feedback for the development of a new hazard mitigation resource portal called TurboGrants. TurboGrants aims to help jurisdictions jump-start mitigation projects and improve applicants’ capacity to apply for federal grants. This portal could help mitigation grants applicants by answering… more
Donte Shannon, CEO, Association of Equipment Management Professionals
Sometimes, it just takes joining the right network of professionals. The National Institute of Building Sciences has launched a membership campaign to raise awareness, recruit new members, and engage those who support our mission and success. The campaign – #ThisIsNIBS – features testimonial videos by members sharing their favorite part about… more
How to Tackle Home Restoration Projects That Result From Storm Damage
Hurricanes are ramping up and tornado season is right around the corner, and if you live in an area that is prone to storm damage, you’re likely no stranger to home restoration. Between debris, flooding, and structural damage, home restoration can seem like a daunting and emotionally draining task. Since storms can happen anytime, to anyone, the… more