Save the Date!
Celebrate High Performance Building Week, 2014
May 19-23, 2014
High Performance Building Week
is an annual celebration of high performing buildings organized by the coalition of building industry stakeholders that support the HPB Congressional Caucus.
This year's events coincide with the 40th anniversary of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) (www.nibs.org
Check back often for updates.
The High-Performance Buildings Caucus of the U.S. Congress
was formed to heighten awareness and inform policymakers about the major impact buildings have on our health, safety and welfare and the opportunities to design, construct and operate high-performance buildings that reflect our concern for these impacts. Fundamental to these concerns include protecting life and property, developing novel building technologies, facilitating and enhancing U.S. economic competitiveness, increasing energy efficiency in the built-environment, assuring buildings have minimal climate change impacts and are able to respond to changes in the environment, and supporting the development of private sector standards, codes and guidelines that address these concerns.
The High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition (HPBCCC)
is a private sector coalition providing guidance and support to the High-Performance Buildings Caucus of the U.S. Congress.
The High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition will work with the Congressional Caucus to promote and showcase best practices in building design and focus on issues reflecting all aspects of high-performance buildings including: