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Programs and Projects
Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program

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

Fault Detection and Diagnosis for Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps Project

Develop fault detection and diagnostic (FDD) methods to ensure air conditioners (ACs) and heat pumps (HPs) perform as designed throughout their … more

Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project

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

Fault Detection and Diagnostics for Commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems Project

To improve the operating efficiency of commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems by 10% to 30% through development and … more

Intelligent Building Agents Project

To demonstrate the feasibility of intelligent agent control techniques for reducing energy consumption in commercial buildings by optimizing the … more

Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Low-Energy Buildings Project

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

Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed

The NIST Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed (VCBT) is a whole building emulator designed with enough flexibility to be capable of reproducibly … more

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