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Release Date: 12/08/2010

ENERGY STAR, a program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOE) to promote energy efficiency, has recognized … more

NIST 'Vision Science Facility' Aims for Lighting Revolution
Release Date: 09/28/2010

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have become popular with backpackers and cyclists who mount them on headbands for a reliable, hands-free source of … more

New Study: Home Energy Savings Are Made in the Shade
Release Date: 05/05/2009

Trees positioned to shade the west and south sides of a house may decrease summertime electric bills by 5 percent on average, according to a … more

NIST Research Reveals Tiny Iron Supplement Has ‘Chilling’ Effect That Bodes Well for Magnetic Refrigeration
Release Date: 06/23/2004

A pinch of iron dramatically boosts the cooling performance of a material considered key to the development of magnetic refrigerators, report … more

Gaithersburg Man Honored for Distinguished Science Writing
Release Date: 11/30/2000

Neil M. Zimmerman, has received the 2000 Edward Uhler Condon Award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the … more

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