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Fault Detection and Diagnostics for Commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

NIST is working to measure and improve the operational performance of commercial buildings by leveraging previously untapped capabilities within … more

Intelligent Building Agents Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Achieving national goals of net zero energy buildings requires substantial reduction in the energy consumption of commercial building systems. … more

Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Building systems commissioning processes applied at the design phase and throughout the building life cycle have been shown to effectively improve … more

Fault Detection and Diagnosis for Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

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

Building Integration with Smart Grid Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

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

Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

The objective of the Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science that will improve building … more

Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics for the Mechanical Services in Commercial Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

NIST is working to measure and improve the operational performance of commercial buildings by leveraging previously untapped capabilities within … more

Smart Building Automation and Control Testbed and Standards Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

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

Smart Grid Program
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

To develop and demonstrate advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure real-time sensing, control, … more

Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Buildings Program
Last Updated Date: 06/02/2014

The objective of the Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Buildings Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to move the … more

Metrics and Tools for Sustainable Building Project
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2014

Building stakeholders need practical metrics, tools, and data to support investment choices and policymaking related to sustainable building … more

Sustainable, High Performance Infrastructure Materials Program
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

The objective of the Sustainable Engineered Materials Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science for sustainable materials … more

Service Life of Nano-Enabled Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites Project
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

This project will utilize chemical spectroscopy of stressed composites to quantify the magnitude and mode of stress transfer at the fiber-matrix … more

Early-Age Performance of Concrete Project
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

Successfully delivering the desired early-age performance of concrete, upon which long-term prediction of sustainable performance depends, … more

Low-GWP Refrigerants for High-Efficiency HVAC&R Equipment Project
Last Updated Date: 01/31/2014

Concerns over global warming and ozone depletion will limit or phase out several refrigerants currently used in commercial and residential cooling … more

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