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Public Service

As a non-profit, IBTS was founded to provide services for the public good, with the aim of benefiting communities, governments and the planet.

Quality Assurance

Our Solar QA methods are rooted in over 30 years of experience supporting federal and state quality assurance programs and providing national building department services.


Jurisdictions often struggle with complex, paperwork-heavy processes that weigh down their building departments. GOVmotus is the solution.

Thought Leadership

Case Study: Shared Building Department Services

Download this case study, which takes a look at an Innovative Public-Nonprofit Partnership Model.  The focus of the study is an analysis of the effectiveness of the IBTS and MARC shared building department services partnership in selected Missouri and Kansas jurisdictions.


States Going Green, Saving Green

For state governments, going green is a win-win. When implemented well, energy efficiency measures can be a cost-effective and job-creating strategy with simple measures yielding payback in as little as two years. Some states have found that every dollar invested in efficiency returns at least $2 in net economic benefits.

Latest news

Unique Public-Nonprofit Partnership Improves City Services and Saves City of Guymon, OK $625,000 in First Year

The City of Guymon, OK partnered with IBTS Community Services, LLC (IBTS-CS), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) in November of 2015 and is now entering the second year of this partnership. In true partnership form, IBTS-CS issued the City a check of $625,000 at a recent city council meeting.


IBTS Welcomes New Program Director, Richard Lawrence

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is proud to announce that it has recently hired Richard Lawrence to help further the growth of their burgeoning energy division.