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Building and Fire Research Programs & Projects

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Cyber Physical Systems Program
Last Updated Date: 03/09/2016

Through new measurement science, advanced testbed capabilities, and community-based efforts, enable the scalable design and reproducible … more

WUI Fire Data Collection and Exposure Modeling Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

The Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) is defined as the location where structures and communities meet or intermingle with undeveloped wildland. In … more

High Temperature Performance of Fire Fighter Equipment Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

The performance of fire fighting equipment and gear is critical for the safety and effectiveness of fire fighters. Current equipment standards and … more

Smart Building Automation and Control Testbed and Standards Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

Improved industry standards and better information about the practical implications of integrating historically separate building automation … more

Intelligent Building Agents Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

Achieving national goals of net zero energy buildings requires substantial reduction in the energy consumption of commercial building systems. … more

Fault Detection and Diagnostics for Commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

NIST is working to measure and improve the operational performance of commercial buildings by leveraging previously untapped capabilities within … more

Fault Detection and Diagnosis for Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

Fault detection and diagnostic (FDD) methods are receiving increasing consideration for application in space-conditioning equipment as a method to … more

Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

Building systems commissioning processes applied at the design phase and throughout the building life cycle have been shown to effectively improve … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

Developing a next generation "smart grid" requires new measurement science and industry standards that enable homes and buildings to interact with … more

Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics for the Mechanical Services in Commercial Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

NIST is working to measure and improve the operational performance of commercial buildings by leveraging previously untapped capabilities within … more

Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 03/08/2016

To develop and deploy advances in measurement science that will improve building operations to achieve energy efficiency, occupant comfort, and … more

Wind Engineering and Coastal Inundation Project
Last Updated Date: 03/04/2016

The project develops next-generation procedures for achieving designs that are safe, sustainable, and economical under extreme winds and coastal … more

National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program
Last Updated Date: 03/04/2016

This project provides leadership of windstorm and coastal inundation impact reduction R&D activities within the Engineering Laboratory. NIST … more

Disaster and Failure Studies Project
Last Updated Date: 03/04/2016

Extreme events test buildings and infrastructure in ways and on a scale that cannot be easily replicated in a laboratory – buildings and … more

Implementation of Joplin Tornado Recommendations Project
Last Updated Date: 03/04/2016

In March, 2014, NIST completed its investigation of the 2011 Joplin tornado and issued a final report (Final Report, NIST Technical Investigation … more

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