Category: News/Advocacy

International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) and ASCE’s Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Partner for the First Time to Co-Host Building Enclosure Symposium in Milwaukee, WI, November 14–15, 2022

May 19, 2022

More than 300 building enclosure professionals are expected to attend the 2022 Building Enclosure Symposium (BES), November 14–15, 2022, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The meeting marks a first‐time partnership between the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) and the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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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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IIBEC Introduces New Executive Committee, Board of Directors

March 21, 2022

Orlando, Florida—IIBEC unveiled its new executive committee and board of directors on March 21, 2022, during the organization’s 2022 International Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, Florida. IIBEC President Ted Sheridan, RBEC, RRC, REWC, RWC, PEng passed the gavel to new IIBEC President Chris Giffin, RRC, AIA, making Sheridan IIBEC’s immediate past president. Amy Peevey, […]

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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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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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IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show Returns This Spring

December 06, 2021

Taking place March 17–22, the 2022 IIBEC International Convention and Trade Show will welcome building enclosure professionals from across North America to the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. “Our 2021 convention, which took place in September, was a success, but we’re pleased to be holding our 2022 convention at the normal time in the […]

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Climate Change Risk Management Plans Published by GSA and 20 Other Agencies

October 14, 2021

by John Boling A new General Services Administration (GSA) plan lays the groundwork for future climate-adaptation and resilience design considerations that may be required for buildings rented or constructed by the GSA. On October 7, the GSA announced the release of its Climate Risk Management Plan, which describes the actions that GSA will take in […]

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