• The Fight to Change U.S. Climate Codes

    In cities and states around the country, conflicts over climate-friendly standards for buildings are heating up. Read the latest article from Inside Climate News, featuring NBI's Director of Codes, Kim Cheslak.

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  • Register Today for the 2021 Getting to Zero Forum!

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

    Watch the recording of our latest webinar, which focuses on primary sources of carbon embedded in manufacturing processes and approaches on low-carbon material selection.

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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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  • Empowering Communities to Accelerate Distributed Energy Resources

    Navigating the building permits required for distributed energy resources can be a daunting process, but a new project led by NBI aims to alleviate some barriers to adoption. Read the latest blog by Project Manager, Diana Burk.

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