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Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2013

NIST will advance commercial building system commissioning as a standard quality assurance practice by developing techniques to automate … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid Project
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2013

New measurement science and industry standards are needed to enable building systems and consumers to interact with a future “smart grid,” which … more

Intelligent Building Agents Project
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2013

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: 12/12/2013

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: 12/12/2013

Fault detection and diagnostic (FDD) methods are receiving increasing consideration for application in space-conditioning equipment.  It is … more

Fuels
Last Updated Date: 12/10/2013

Energy is one of the most critical problems facing the United States, with technical, economic and public policy aspects. Decision makers depend … more

Vapor Characterization
Last Updated Date: 12/10/2013

A vapor is a fluid that develops (and will always be formed) above a condensed phase such as a solid or liquid. Understanding vapors is critical … more

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 11/12/2013

This project develops low-energy transmission electron diffraction, imaging, and spectroscopy in the scanning electron microscope, to enable … more

ANSI N42.42 Standard
Last Updated Date: 10/29/2013

The purpose of the N42 data format is to facilitate manufacturer-independent transfer of information from radiation measurement instruments for … more

MOIST
Last Updated Date: 09/25/2013

MOIST: A computer program for predicting heat and moisture transfer in building envelopes. MOIST is a user-friendly, computer program that … more

A Fundamental Study of the Conformational Phase Behavior of Chain Molecules at Interfaces
Last Updated Date: 08/27/2013

Chain molecules tethered or adsorbed to solid surfaces are at the heart of a wide range of technologies. Examples include colloidal particle … more

NIST-on-a-Chip in the ADI Group
Last Updated Date: 08/09/2013

We are developing core technology tools to enable chip-scale standards that realize a broad range of base and derived SI units in compact, … more

Cold-Atom Devices
Last Updated Date: 08/09/2013

The cooling of atoms to microkelvin temperatures using lasers is currently enabling a new generation of precision instruments that take advantage … more

Vapor Cell Devices
Last Updated Date: 08/09/2013

We are developing microfabricated high-performance atomic magnetometers for magnetic anomaly detection, nuclear magnetic resonance and … more

New Calibration Service for 14 MeV Neutron Generators
Last Updated Date: 07/30/2013

A new calibration service for 14 MeV neutron generators is being developed.   The calibrations may be done at NIST or at a customer site, by … more

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