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Chemical, Structural, and Kinetic Measurement Technologies for Cementitious Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 02/01/2016

The unceasing quest for more durable, more environmentally friendly, and less expensive construction materials is compelling the concrete industry … more

Sustainable, High Performance Infrastructure Materials Program
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2016

To develop and deploy measurement science tools that enable the manufacturing, construction, and transportation industries to reliably assess the … more

Measurement Science to Assure the Performance of Innovative Concretes Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

The concrete industry has developed strategies for making innovative concrete,  which is defined as a sustainable concrete that uses less … more

Properties of Sustainable Fresh Concrete Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

The construction industry is becoming increasing reliant on pumping for the placement of concrete; thus, implying that a concrete  must have the … more

Assuring Performance of Infrastructure Repair Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

In spite of advances in materials and construction technologies, our nation's civil infrastructure remains in a state of serious decay. The 2013 … more

Measurement Science Tools for Accelerated Weathering of Polymers Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

There is pressure on U.S. industry to develop innovative solutions to meet increasing customer and regulatory demands for sustainable manfactured … more

NIST Accelerated Weathering Laboratory: Metrology and Operations Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

Accurate prediction of the time to failure (service life) for polymeric materials is needed to support precise life cycle costs and sustainability … more

Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

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
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

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
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

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

Smart Building Automation and Control Testbed and Standards Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Better information about the practical implications of integrating historically separate building automation systems and improved industry … more

Fault Detection and Diagnostics for Commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

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
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

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

Low-GWP Refrigerants for High-Efficiency HVAC&R Equipment Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To develop heat transfer, system performance information, and burning velocity behavior of low-GWP refrigerants, which will assist in the … more

Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To develop and deploy advances in measurement science to move the nation toward net-zero energy, high-performance buildings while maintaining a … more

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