Scientific Research and Design Institute for high-rise buildings and underground constructions (NIPI ViPS)
- Focuses on research and development for green and energy efficient design and construction;
- Studies the factors that enable enhancing the quality of the newly constructed buildings and reduce the operation and maintenance costs;
- Provides geotechnical monitoring and support for the buildings;
- Participates in development of the regulatory system in cooperation with the specialist committees of the legislative bodies.
The Design Institute is a member of the Non-commercial Partnership the Guild of Managers and Developers and actively cooperates with the Committee for green and energy efficient real estate.
Since 2012 NIPI ViPS has been a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and is certified to carry out eco monitoring of the buildings and constructions in accordance with the international LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system.