Webly Bowles

Associate Director of Codes and Policy, New Buildings Institute

Webly Bowles is an Associate Director of Codes and Policy at New Buildings Institute (NBI) with 20 years of experience in design, sustainability, and policy. Webly heads NBI’s lifecycle carbon research and develops policy strategies to support a carbon neutral future. As an architect, she brings her systems thinking approach to researching and promoting carbon neutral buildings. Webly writes technical whole-life carbon requirements for jurisdictions, as well as interprets the requirements to provide valuable high performance building guidance to design, construction, and operation professionals through presentations, resources, and tools. Her current research efforts include embodied carbon in codes and benchmarking energy consumption of cultural institutions.