The Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) Announces the Launch of Four New Websites

By March 1, 2008

March 01, 2008 – Herndon, VA: Herndon, VA. Using IBTS’s broad range of technical services in building inspections, plan reviews, training, code compliance and more just got easier.

IBTS’s new websites,,, and, represent a new evolution for the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. New features include best practices in incentives for going green, expedited building plan review, paperless office and electronic imaging and retrieval. Updated case studies and success stories, on empowering Louisiana to rebuild in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, on helping building departments across the country to keep up with increasing workloads and meet the expectations of growing communities, on working with the US Department for Housing and Urban Development to develop a PATH technology roadmap for increasing energy efficiency in existing homes. Easier ways of contacting exactly the people you need to talk to, whether you’re looking for third party building inspections, plan reviews, energy ratings, facilities program management, smart growth consulting, education and training towards a new certification, disaster response and mitigation, or services in military housing.

No corporation in the United States offers a broader range of services in the building environment, and IBTS has offices nationwide and a reputation for excellence in the industry spanning more than 30 years.

The corporation’s flagship website,, has been entirely revamped and reorganized, with a new look and feel, cleaner site logic and up-to-the-minute information on everything IBTS does.

IBTS’s two branch offices in Louisiana are served by, redesigned to better serve Louisiana, with extensive information on Louisiana’s groundbreaking Act 12, providing for the creation and authority of the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council; information on new services available to Louisiana through IBTS, such as energy rating and smart growth consulting; access to IBTS’s online practice tests for those seeking training and new certifications, and more.

IBTS’s new Washington State branch has, geared to serve the special interests of building departments in the Northwest United States, beginning with a focus on third party plan reviews and inspections, training, and code compliance services.

And for the dynamic new District of Columbia branch of IBTS, there’s, featuring the latest news in its technical, plan review and inspection services to such clients as the Municipal Consulting Group, LLC, Zahn Design Architects, DRI Development Services, Urban Structures, Lowe Enterprises, the District of Columbia Housing Authority and the ERCDC.

IBTS has been a trusted and respected partner in the growing and changing American building industry for more than 30 years. As a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation formed by government service agencies to provide impartial, unbiased, expert technical services to Federal, state and local government offices across the United States, IBTS has no peer when it comes to providing those services.


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