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Journal of Building Enclosure Design (JBED)

The Journal of Building Enclosure Design is an official publication of the Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) and is the premier publication for research and development on building enclosure systems for North America. Download Issues / Subscribe

Building Envelope Design Guide (BEDG)

The Institute under guidance from the Federal Envelope Advisory Committee has developed this comprehensive guide for exterior envelope design and construction for institutional / office buildings. The BEDG is continually being improved and updated through the Building Enclosure Councils (BECs) and is located on the Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG).

Other Publications and Reports

Cover of NIBS Guideline 3-2012 Building Enclosure Commissioning Process BECx
Cover of NISTIR 7238 Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use


Alaska Building Science Network (ABSN)

Promotes energy efficiency as an essential component of durable safe and affordable housing in Alaska.