Category: Industry News

TAC Wants to Hear Your Industry Concerns

February 01, 2021

The IIBEC Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) needs your input. As you encounter topics, issues, or concerns, please notify the TAC so those issues or concerns may be considered for possible advisory development. Technical Advisories are developed and approved by the TAC, reviewed and approved by the IIBEC Board, and then posted to the IIBEC website […]

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Roofing Coalition Urges Widespread COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 29, 2021

A coalition of roofing trade associations representing contractors, manufacturers, distributors, and consultants urges eligible individuals to roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccinations when available and recommended by local health officials and medical professionals. The widespread distribution and acceptance of COVID-19 vaccinations is critical to our shared social and economic recovery. Our industry is built […]

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IIBEC Announces New Dates for 2021 International Convention and Trade Show

December 16, 2020

Raleigh, NC – December 15, 2020 — The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) has postponed their 2021 International Convention and Trade Show. The event will now take place September 15-20, 2021 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown and the Phoenix Convention Center. It was previously scheduled for March 4-9, 2021.  “We are excited that we […]

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The IIBEC “Network” of Continuing Education Providers

November 25, 2020

By Caroline Lewis Is your organization interested in providing IIBEC-approved continuing education hours (CEHs) for the building enclosure industry? Join the IIBEC Continuing Education Provider program and learn how your company can provide technical education to a global network of thousands of IIBEC members and registrants. Registration for 2021 IIBEC Continuing Education Providers is now […]

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Brooks Act Turns 48

November 17, 2020

By Brian Gardiner Forty-eight years ago in October, the Brooks Act (Public Law 92-582) was enacted, requiring a qualifications-based selection (QBS) process for choosing design professionals on federal projects. The federal government uses QBS as incorporated into Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 36.6 – Architect-Engineer Services. Over 45 states have adopted some form of QBS. […]

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Back To Work On America's Roofs

IIBEC Joins Back to Work on America’s Roofs Coalition

June 17, 2020

The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) has been part of a coalition of industry associations that have encouraged governmental organizations to allow the roofing industry to get back to work on the nation’s roofs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. IIBEC joined the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA), the Chemical Fabrics & […]

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