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Measuring Performance of Net-Zero Energy Homes Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Develop the measurement science necessary to evaluate various technological approaches to achieve net-zero energy buildings through the … more

Space-Conditioning Options for Energy-Efficient Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Develop and deploy the measurement science to support the development and implementation of the most efficient and cost effective … more

Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Low-Energy Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To enable energy savings in buildings through advanced sensing technologies and approaches by developing testbeds to evaluate energy monitoring … more

Metrics and Tools for Sustainable Building Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Building stakeholders need practical metrics, tools, and data to support investment choices and policymaking related to sustainable building … more

Measurement Science for Service Life Prediction of Polymers Used in Photovoltaic Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To develop and implement measurement science for predicting the lifetime of polymeric components utilized in photovoltaic applications.

Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics for the Mechanical Services in Commercial Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2015

To improve the operating efficiency of commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems by developing automated falut … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid Project
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2015

To develop the measurement science for industry standards that will enable interconnection of home and building automation and control systems … more

Smart Grid Program
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

To develop and demonstrate advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure real-time sensing, control, … more

Nanomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 02/25/2015

The microscopic arrangement of the magnetic structure within a thin metal film plays a fundamental role in many technological applications ranging … more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams
Last Updated Date: 02/23/2015

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. In the CNST, researchers are … more

700 MHz Band Channel Propagation Model
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

To provide telecommunications designers working in public safety communications with channel propagation models to use in simulation and testing. more

Assessment of Design Methods in Existing PBSD Standards Project
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2014

The project continues the assessment of the applicability and accuracy of adopting first-generation Performance Based Seismic Engineering (PBSE) … more

Lateral Force-Resisting Structural Elements and Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2014

This project provides experimentally validated structural behavior models for refining key seismic design provisions in U.S. model building codes … more

TechBrief Guidance for Evaluated Technologies Project
Last Updated Date: 06/20/2014

The NIST TechBrief report series consists of individual report volumes - topical, tightly written, and well-illustrated discussions that address … more

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Coordination Project
Last Updated Date: 06/20/2014

NIST has been designated by Congress as the Lead Agency for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). This project supports the … more

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