IIBEC, the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants, is an international nonprofit association of professionals who specialize in roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall specification and design. From sprayed polyurethane foam to cedar shakes, from parking garages to air barriers, IIBEC has a member expert for every type of roof, exterior wall, or waterproofing issue in the world today. Since 1983, IIBEC’s Professional members have offered unbiased design, repair planning, quality assurance observance, legal testimony, and general roofing and other building envelope management services. IIBEC’s Professional members adhere to a strict code of ethics that offers unprejudiced service without affiliation with any product or manufacturer. Current membership is over 3,200. IIBEC boasts an international constituency residing across the United States, Canada, Australia, the West Indies, Europe, and Asia.
IIBEC’s mission is to advance the profession of building enclosure (roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall) consultants by:
- Promoting ethical, independent, objective, and unbiased practice
- Encouraging the pursuit and exchange of knowledge
- Supporting the building enclosure consulting industry
- Endorsing practical sustainability
The IIBEC Portland Chapter is a locally-oriented group dedicated to serving the needs of IIBEC members in Oregon and SW Washington and surrounding areas and promoting the values of IIBEC on a local level. The Chapter seeks to present educational programs designed to explain the practical application of roofing and waterproofing technology and sound building enclosure theory, provides networking opportunities for Chapter members, and supports good relations and close cooperation between consultants, manufacturers, contractors, and other trade associations.