National Institute of Building Sciences Supports High-Performance Building Standards

04/29/2009
The National Institute of Building Sciences testified before the House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment to promote the development and use of high-performance building standards.Dr. William J. Coad, P.E., FASHRAE, Chairman of the High Performance Building Task Group and Member of the National Institute of Building Sciences Board of Directors, was one of five witnesses to provide testimony during the Subcommittee hearing, "Pushing the Efficiency Envelope: R&D for High-Performance Buildings, Industries and Consumers.""Many of the existing standards, guidelines and recommended practices are developed independently, addressing only one aspect of the b...

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