Category: About IIBEC

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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Barrett Makes First Stock Donation to RCI-IIBEC Foundation

February 03, 2022

By Rick Gardner Tim Barrett loves creating winning situations. As the end of 2021 approached, he saw the possibility to create another winning opportunity. Barrett made the first donation to the RCI-IIBEC Foundation stock brokerage account. His donation was directed specifically to the Joe Hale Library in Fort Chiswell, Virginia. “Tim has always been generous […]

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Administration Launches Coalition to Reduce Existing Building Emissions

January 27, 2022

By John Boling President Joe Biden announced the launch of the “Buildings Performance Standards Coalition” during remarks at the US Conference of Mayors on January 21, 2022. The partnership includes 33 state and local governments that encompass 20% of the country’s building footprint and 22% of its population. Maria Rachal, writing in SmartCities Dive, noted, […]

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Herb Fishman, July 30, 1928–December 19, 2021

January 26, 2022

Herbert B. Fishman, a former member of IIBEC and owner of HB Fishman & Co. Inc. (HBF), died December 19, 2021. A family obituary said Fishman had battled Parkinson’s disease for 17 years. IIBEC member and president of HB Fishman & Co. Inc. John Wooten remembered Fishman as a mentor to each HBF team member, […]

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Take Part in in the Latest Reroofing Survey

January 06, 2022

IIBEC encourages its members to share their thoughts and experiences regarding the roofing sector of their businesses as part of the latest Market Index Survey for Reroofing. The 2021 Q4 Market Index Survey for Reroofing is open January 5–21, 2022. IIBEC is one of 11 organizations that sponsors the quarterly reroofing survey. “IIBEC is pleased […]

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Daryl Ball: October 13, 1962– December 7, 2021

December 16, 2021

Daryl Ball, president of the IIBEC Central Texas Chapter, died on December 7, 2021, at age 59. He had been battling stage 4 cancer. A business development officer with Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing in Austin, Texas, Ball was a certified paver installer and a previously certified instructor with the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He […]

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Member Profile: Anthony Dukes, RRC, RRO, PE

December 09, 2021

Anthony Dukes, RRC, RRO, PE, is a senior associate at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc. (WJE) in its Washington, DC-area office (Falls Church, VA). He is a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) and Registered Roof Observer (RRO) as well as a licensed professional engineer (PE). He started his career with a roofing consulting firm in metro […]

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