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Consultative Council Recommendations Build on 2014 Industry Priorities

Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council released its 2015 report, Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council, during its Annual Meeting, held as part of Building Innovation 2016: The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo.

Every year, the Consultative Council prepares, as outlined in the Institute’s enabling legislation, a report of findings and recommendations to the President of the United States and the U.S. Congress that is included in the Institute’s Annual Report.

Consultative Council to Host Briefing During High Performance Building Week

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council will host a briefing during High Performance Building Week to highlight its 2015 Moving Forward Report. The Congressional luncheon briefing, “Achieving a High-Performance Built Environment: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council,” will be held Thursday, June 16, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2253, in Washington, D.C.

Each year, the Consultative Council brings together key stakeholders from across the industry to examine the challenges and opportunities before both the industry and the nation. This briefing will provide insight from the Council’s 2015 report and focus on assuring a strong building industry workforce, advancing community resilience and assuring policies and regulations support the cost-effective achievement of a high-performance built environment.

Worker, Water Shortages Primary Concerns in 2016 Moving Forward Report

Today, the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council released its 2016 report, Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council, during its Annual Meeting, held as part of Building Innovation 2017: The National Institute of Building Sciences Annual Conference and Expo.

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council brings together leading U.S. building industry organizations to identify the policies, practices and trends that hinder achieving the nation’s goals of realizing high-performance buildings and communities. Each year, the Council develops a Moving Forward Report to examine some of these challenges and offer findings and recommendations on how to overcome them. The summarized report becomes part of the Institute’s Annual Report, which goes to the President of the United States and the U.S. Congress.

Consultative Council to Host Briefing During High Performance Building Week

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council will host a briefing during High Performance Building Week to highlight its 2016 Moving Forward Report. The Congressional luncheon briefing, “Achieving a High-Performance Built Environment: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council,” will be held Tuesday, June 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Cannon House Office Building, Room 122, in Washington, D.C.

2017 Moving Forward Report Looks to the Future

Yesterday, Monday, January 8, the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council released its 2017 report, Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council, during its Annual Meeting, held as part of Building Innovation 2018: The National Institute of Building Sciences Sixth Annual Conference and Expo.

The Consultative Council brings together representatives from leading organizations that represent all aspects of design, construction, operation and regulation to examine important issues before the industry. Each year, the Council develops a Moving Forward Report to examine some of these challenges and offer findings and recommendations on how to overcome them. The summarized report becomes part of the Institute’s Annual Report, which goes to the President of the United States and the U.S. Congress.

2020 MOVING FORWARD: FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL

The National Institute of Building Sciences is authorized by the U.S. Congress to serve the public interest as the essential forum for discussing issues and identifying opportunities within the building community. The NIBS Consultative Council assembles high-level building community leaders to make collective recommendations directly to policymakers – and by NIBS to the President of the United States – to improve our nation’s buildings and infrastructure.

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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 Avenue M Group. Nearly 12,000 responses were collected.

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2021 Built Environment Social Equity Survey

In December 2020, the National Institute of Building Services (NIBS) held a social equity roundtable with over two dozen organizations representing the built environment. This conversation resulted in a recommendation to advance the work on this issue, including obtaining consistent research from across the many sectors of the built environment.

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