CBE's Industry Consortium

CBE is a place where prominent industry partners and internationally recognized researchers cooperate to produce substantial, holistic, and far-sighted research on buildings.

Program Overview

CBE's research program is supported and guided by its Industry Advisory Board (IAB). Twice a year, in April and October, CBE's research team and advisory board meets to review and comment on active projects, and identify new research topics.

Our Industry Advisory Board mirrors the diversity of the building industry, and includes manufacturers, building owners, facility managers, contractors, architects, engineers, government agencies and professional associations.

CBE's activities are highly visible to suppliers and consumers in the industry, giving the CBE partners recognition as leaders in their fields. CBE has an independent objectivity that benefits the partners in dealing with their clients or with regulators. The pages linked below provide more detail on aspects of membership:

1.  Benefits of Participation in CBE

Members of the CBE consortium receive numerous benefits, such as the ability to direct and participate in research activities, access to specialized knowledge and resources, and educational opportunities.

Learn about the benefits of membership >>

2.  Frequently Asked Questions

Individuals not familiar with consortia practices have posed questions about membership; here we post some typical questions with answers.

See responses to typical membership questions >>

3.  How To Become a Member

For people interested in joining, we describe the details of membership, and how to go about joining.

Learn how to join the consortium >>

4.  Information on Our Next Meeting

CBE Industry Partners and invited guests can use this page to see the agenda for our next meeting, and details about travel, lodging, and other logistical issues.

Review the details for our next meeting >>

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CBE’s industry partners represent a broad cross section of building industry leaders.

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CBE research projects frequently involve partner projects, staff, or resources.