The USIBD was founded to promote and facilitate:

  • Building Documentation as a distinct industry; establishing standards, guidelines and best practices to foster excellence in the productivity, quality and safety of the documentation process
  • The codification of ethical practices to support and further the growing network of professionals dedicated to Building Documentation
  • Cooperation and the exchange of information among documentation professionals who are responding to growing interest in Building Documentation by owners/operators, service providers, government agencies, and the public
  • The establishment and promotion of "Certified Building Documentation Professional" certification (CBDP)
  • The institution of a core educational resource dedicated to the pioneering technology of the Building Documentation industry
  • Recognition of individuals for outstanding dedication and service to the Building Documentation profession