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New Guide Will Allow Electric Utilities to Develop Green Button Web Tools
Release Date: 02/06/2013

A new guide* for Web developers recently released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will make it easier for electric … more

States Realize Big Benefits by Keeping Current with Energy Standards for Buildings
Release Date: 02/06/2013

States that have not adopted the latest energy-efficiency standard for commercial buildings are foregoing an average reduction of almost 10 … more

CT calorimetry
Release Date: 12/21/2012

Heather Chen-Mayer at the PET/CT scanner with HDPE phantoms. The large sections are for whole-torso measurements; the small cylinder is one more

NIST Experiments Challenge Fundamental Understanding of Electromagnetism
Release Date: 11/27/2012

Observations made with NIST's Electron Beam Ion Trap indicate that in ions with a strongly positive charge, electrons can behave in ways … more

Researchers Determine Critical Factors for Improving Performance of a Solar Fuel Catalyst
Release Date: 10/03/2012

False-color scanning electron micrographs of cross-sectioned hematite films grown by sputter deposition and then annealed at two different … more

Home Sweet Lab: Computerized House to Generate as Much Energy as It Uses
Release Date: 09/12/2012

In a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 12, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled a new laboratory designed … more

Researchers Determine the Optimum Path for Tracking Fluorescent Nanoparticles Using a Laser
Release Date: 08/29/2012

NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology   researchers Gregg Gallatin and Andrew Berglund (now at Quantifind in Palo Alto, CA) have … more

NIST Measurement Advance Could Speed Innovation in Solar Devices
Release Date: 07/25/2012

A new versatile measurement system devised by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) accurately and quickly … more

Baldrige Health Care in the News
Release Date: 07/23/2012

Yesterday’s New York Times editorial A Formula for Cutting Health Costs highlights 2011 Baldrige Award recipient Southcentral Foundation and how … more

NIST Releases Test Framework for Upgrading Smart Electrical Meters
Release Date: 07/11/2012

Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or … more

SGIP Governing Board Votes to Support New Business Sustainment Plan
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) Governing Board voted on July 10, 2012 to support the new business sustainment plan for the SGIP. The … more

Energy and Commerce Departments Announce New Centers for Building Operations Excellence
Release Date: 06/19/2012

Part of administration’s Better Buildings Initiative, Centers Will focus on energy efficiency workforce development for building operations … more

Thirty-Nine Organizations Seek Silver Anniversary Baldrige Award
Release Date: 06/05/2012

2012, the 25th anniversary year of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, will see 39 organizations vying for the honor. Applicants for the … more

NIST Hydrogen Fuel Materials Test Facility Starts Delivering Data
Release Date: 05/15/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have published their first archival paper based on data from the … more

NIST Forensic Measurement Challenge
Release Date: 05/14/2012

Recently, NIST announced the availability of $2.5 million for funding criminal justice applications that use new scientific discoveries. … more

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