Institut für Baubiologie + Okolgie Neubeuern (IBN) is the wellspring of study and research from which the Principles of Building Biology & Ecology were first presented to the world. Founded by Anton Schneider, Ph.D in 1983, IBN authorized one of its earliest graduates, our founder Helmut Ziehe, to establish IBE in Clearwater, Florida in 1986. IBE's inaugural curriculum, developed by Dr. Schneider, was translated into English by Helmut Ziehe and Katharina Gustavs, of Rainbow Consulting, British Columbia, Canada.
New Zealand Building Biology & Ecology Institute is our partner both in mission and in history. BBE New Zealand was established in 1990 by Reinhard Kanuka-Fuchs, a close associate of our founder Helmut Ziehe. BBE promotes the Principles of Ecological Building & Design through workshops, courses, and seminars provided in association with Aoraki Polytchnic Institute, in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Sustainable Living Program, Maharishi University of Management (MUM), conveys to its students the knowledge and skills to design, build, and maintain sustainable communities. Students learn how to rethink and redesign systems holistically, implement sustainable practices through a broad-based understanding of sustainable community development, prepare for specific green jobs and careers through MUM-sponsored internships, and become agents for change and environmental problem-solvers.
Science & Public Policy Institute. SPPI was established as a non-profit organization in 1989 in Washington, D.C. The mission of SPPI is to provide guidance to government agencies and the public on complex issues where science can be applied to assist in making informed public health, public policy and individual health protection decisions. SPPI has provided guidance on a myriad of issues including occupational health hazards, environmental and ecological damage, Agent Orange, abandoned hazardous waste sites, anti-viral treatments, food safety, indoor air quality standards, electromagnetic field exposures, clinical research criteria, and nanotechnology.
Healthy Home Television informs consumers about home building products, safer building processes, and new innovations that make a home healthier and greener for families. Partnered with OnNowTV Broadcasting Association, an Internet Television Channel Network, Healthy Home TV is broadcast online at www.HealthyHomeTV.com, where IBE proudly resides on Channel 55.