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Chicago Energy Modeling Conference Key Note
An Authoritative Source of Innovative Solutionsfor the Built Environment
MissionAuthorized by federal statute, the missionof the National Institute of BuildingSciences is to serve the nation and thepublic interest by supporting advances inbuilding sciences and technology toimprove the built environment.
• Develop and maintain performance criteria for the maintenance of life, safety, health, and public welfare for the built environment• Evaluate and pre-qualify building technology and projects• Conduct related and needed investigations• Assemble, store, and disseminate technical data and related information 3
• Industry Leadership and Advocacy• Security and Disaster Preparedness• Facility Performance and Sustainability• Information Resources and Technologies
Information Resources and Technology National BIM Standard SPie ELie COBie LCie National CAD Standard
Scope of the National BIM Standard – United States Version 2 – Content (NBIMS-US V2)The National Building Information Modeling Standard-United States™ (NBIMS-US™) Project Committee has approved 18submissions to be included in Version 2 of the standard. The approved documents fall into three main categories,reference standards, information exchange standards (which are built upon the reference standards) and best practiceguidelines that support users in their implementation of open building information modeling (BIM) standards-baseddeliverables.
What is Building Science? Building Science is the analysis and evaluation of issues critical to thedevelopment of criteria, standards and practices that yield buildings and structures that respond to theenvironmental, societal, business and sustainable needs of our nation. Henry L. Green, Hon. AIA, 2011