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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

IBTS Partners with the League to Provide Local Government Solutions

The League of Kansas Municipalities (the League) signed a master agreement with IBTS in November of 2016, allowing interested member cities and towns the opportunity to contract IBTS services on a full time or as-needed basis. In a time when cities are experiencing an increase in building activity, existing city staff is starting to retire or relocate for new job opportunities. By partnering with IBTS, cities can share resources and provide quality service to its community for an affordable cost.

IBTS Announces the Small Cities Resiliency Competition in Partnership with NLC

The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) has teamed up with The Sustainable Cities Institute at the National League of Cities (NLC) to launch a Small Cities Resiliency Competition. Cities of 100,000 residents or less are invited to apply for direct, on-the-ground assistance to improve their resilience through local projects.