• Solving for the 11% embodied carbon footprint in the built environment

    Watch the recording of our July 22 webinar on embodied carbon and read our related blog by Webly Bowles, Project Manager.

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  • Getting to Zero Forum Early Bird Registration is Open Until July 30th

    Join us in New York City October 27-29 for the premier event dedicated to zero energy and zero carbon buildings.

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  • Codes for Climate is here!

    Our new initiative with RMI is delivering on climate-aligned codes and standards for states and cities.

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  • News from NBI

    In our latest newsletter—NBI shares info about Codes for Climate, Advanced Water Heating Initiative, Leading in LA, the 2021 Getting to Zero Forum and more.

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  • How to Reduce Building Emissions and Center Equity

    A new framework is available for cities looking to develop Building Performance Standards. The policy tool can help cities reach climate goals while integrating equity and economic inclusion.

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A note on COVID-19: Our hearts go out to the people and communities that are being directly impacted by the Coronavirus. We are working remotely to support the safety of our staff, family members and community. NBI efforts continue to make buildings better for people and the planet. NBI staff are available via email, phone, and other conferencing apps. Please support your local communities by heeding government and health care officials' calls for social distancing to protect the vulnerable. We look forward to joining you at events when conditions improve.
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