Category: News/Advocacy

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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 Virtual Spring Symposium for May 2021

January 29, 2021

Raleigh, NC— The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) is pleased to announce the 2021 IIBEC  Virtual Spring Symposium to be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 4-27. Each day will feature a technical presentation, a follow-up roundtable discussion, and a trade show hour where attendees will discover the latest technological innovations in the building […]

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Legislative Victories Mark the End of Congress for IIBEC

January 13, 2021

IIBEC Takes Lead on Brooks Act and Reverse Auctions Wins On Monday, December 21, 2020, when the United States Congress passed its year-end omnibus spending bill, two of IIBEC’s key legislative priorities were included in the final bill. A week later, the president signed the legislation, and they became law. As a result, the General […]

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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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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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IIBEC 2020 Building Enclosure Symposium+ Goes All Virtual

October 12, 2020

(October 6, 2020) After careful consideration, the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) announced today that the annual Building Enclosure Symposium (BES+) will be presented in an all-virtual format over two weeks in mid-November. Due to the virtual format of the revised event, participants will be able to attend more live educational sessions and […]

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IIBEC Pivots to a Virtual 2020 International Convention and Trade Show June 12-14; Announces BES+ in November

May 11, 2020

Building enclosure professionals across North America will participate in the first-ever IIBEC 2020 Virtual International Convention and Trade Show this coming June 12-14. The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) has pivoted to present the unprecedented virtual meeting as a response to the postponement of our annual convention due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All […]

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TA-019 Withdrawn for Additional Review

May 04, 2020

After further review, IIBEC has determined that IIBEC-TA-19-2020, “Modified Bitumen Cool Roof Cap Sheets,” is unintentionally incomplete and could be misconstrued; as a result, the technical advisory has been withdrawn. The IIBEC Technical Advisory Committee has begun a process to revise and update the technical advisory. Additionally, the process for reviewing and approving technical advisories […]

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