The Foundation for a New Approach to Implement Building Innovation

Civil Engineering Research Foundation, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0126-2 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0126-8 (ISBN-10), 1995, Soft Cover, Pg. vi, 35
28 cm, The Partnership for Building Innovation: Enhancing the Process for Implementing New Technology

Document Type: Book


Prepared by the Partnership for Building Innovation project, which is sponsored by CERF; National Institute of Standards and Technology; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; U.S. Department of Energy; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

This report documents the efforts of the Partnership for Building Innovation to lay the foundation for developing a national strategy for public–private sector partnerships in implementing technology and systems innovation in the buildings sector. The project also explores the problems inherent in the current approaches to introducing building innovation and investigates the needs and perspectives of key stakeholders. This report suggests a preliminary framework for implementing innovation, centered around an enhanced evaluation process with participation from the technical, building owner, and insurance communities.

Subject Headings: Buildings | Innovation | Foundations | Project management | Federal government | Public private partnership | Housing | Urban and regional development


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