The International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants is the premier technical, educational, and networking resource for building enclosure professionals.
Answering the need to establish a standard of qualifications and practice in an unregulated industry, IIBEC has created seven (7) industry-recognized professional credentials, including our newest building enclosure commissioning certification, the CBECxP.
IIBEC Affiliated Chapters are individual volunteer-led organizations that operate under the banner of the IIBEC International association.
Chapters offer our members year-round geographically-specific education, networking, and social events geared towards professionals from all facets of the building enclosure industry.
Our cutting-edge educational programs have earned an industry-wide reputation for consistently offering top-quality, curated building enclosure education. Designed to provide learners with information about roofing, waterproofing, exterior walls, building enclosure technology, and commissioning.
IIBEC embraces its role as an industry leader and advocates for sustainable, high-performance buildings. IIBEC maintains several programs intended to share with the industry, important information gleaned from building enclosure consulting experiences, and it seeks to further public knowledge of the value of building enclosure consultants’ services.
IIBEC’s premier technical library, The Hub, provides thousands of technical articles and resources at our members’ fingertips. The Hub includes topics ranging from codes and standards, to waterproofing, fenestrations, technology, and best practices to be applied in your consulting practice.
The renowned technical journal of IIBEC, our monthly publication educates and informs while establishing common ground for discussion. Its focus is on design issues related to developing and maintaining optimal performance of new and existing buildings’ exterior enclosures.
The Excellence in Building Enclosure Consulting (EBEC) awards elevate and highlight the value that building enclosure consultants bring to a project by recognizing outstanding design, delivery, and advancement of the building enclosure in various categories.
Project Excel, IIBEC’s professional mentorship program is designed to benefit both mentors and mentees at any stage in their career by through networking, the sharing of professional resources, assisting with career development opportunities, and to establish beneficial long-term professional relationships within the building enclosure profession.
We offer members a myriad of opportunities for professional enrichment, one of the most rewarding includes becoming a speaker or technical author. Opportunities for both are available at both a national and local level.
At 3,600 members strong, marketing through IIBEC is the surest means to gain direct access to the building enclosure consultant demographic. When an IIBEC member recommends a product, its reputation grows in merit and may be received more favorably by the industry at large.