The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), under guidance from the past Federal Envelope Advisory Committee, developed this comprehensive guide for exterior envelope design and construction for institutional/office buildings. The publication list for each topic raises the level of information available when accessing this source.
This site is intended to be a living source. Users are invited to add information or suggest additions. The scope covers buildings constructed of steel, reinforced concrete, reinforced masonry, and reinforced concrete masonry units and includes low-, mid-, and high-rise buildings.