Category: IIBEC Members

Jobs, Internships, and Budding Building Enclosure Enthusiasm: Testimonials on the Impact of Student Convention Sponsorships

April 27, 2022

Thirty university students from all over the United States and Canada attended the 2022 IIBEC Convention and Trade Show thanks to sponsorships from the RCI-IIBEC Foundation (US) and RCI Foundation Canada. After the meeting we reached out to the students for their feedback and to see whether they felt their experiences made an impact on their careers. Were they able to find work in the building enclosure industry because of their attendance in Orlando? Their outstanding results follow.

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Department of Energy Issues Energy-Saving Rules for Federal Buildings

March 31, 2022

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced new building energy code requirements for federal buildings. Specifically, on March 30, DOE’s press release proposed: Beginning in April 2023, all new buildings and major retrofits constructed by the Federal government must comply with the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and the 2019 American Society […]

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Day Five Recap: The 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 21, 2022

Highlights from the final full day of events at the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, included the Annual Meeting of the Members and a strong slate of educational sessions. At the well-attended Annual Meeting of the Members, Secretary/Treasurer Robért J. Hinojosa, RRC, RWC, REWC, RBEC, RRO, PE, CDT, F-IIBEC introduced […]

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Day Four Recap: The 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 20, 2022

Attendees of the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, hit the trade show floor Sunday, March 20, and continued to learn about the latest products and services from more than 120 exhibitors gathered for the annual IIBEC event. Later, at the Awards Luncheon sponsored by Sika Corp., IIBEC President Ted Sheridan […]

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Day Two Recap: The 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 18, 2022

Attendees of the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida, were greeted with beautiful, sunny weather for Day Two of the event—perfect for the President-Elect’s Golf Tournament, which was organized as a shotgun, four-person scramble. Meeting attendees who stayed indoors were able to take part in two […]

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Day One Recap: The 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show

March 18, 2022

More than 1200 attendees began arriving in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday for the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show, which kicked off March 17, 2022, at the Rosen Shingle Creek. Registration was open Thursday for those attending the in-person event—many for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. IIBEC staff worked the registration desk […]

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President Signs Omnibus Funding Bill with IIBEC Language Protecting Brooks Act

March 16, 2022

On March 15, 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law the $1.5 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, funding the government for the rest of the fiscal year. Also included in the bill is $13.6 billion to provide emergency assistance to Ukraine and NATO allies. The funding bill arrived five-and-a-half months late, in part due to […]

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DOE Announces Reorganization to Implement Clean Energy Investments From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Energy Act of 2020

March 16, 2022

By John Boling The Department of Energy (DOE) undertook a reorganization last month to implement the clean energy provisions included in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Energy Act of 2020. IIBEC is a supporter of the DOE Better Building Initiative, a collaborative program seeking to make the nation’s homes, commercial buildings, and industrial plants more […]

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IIBEC Joins Over 200 Signatories Calling for Congress to Open Its Doors

March 13, 2022

On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, IIBEC joined with 210 parties on a letter to congressional leaders asking to discuss how to safely and securely reopen Capitol Hill. IIBEC is a sponsor of the upcoming 2022 Roofing Day, happening April 5-6, which will bring industry leaders to Capitol Hill to discuss critical issues. IIBEC believes it […]

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