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Assessment of High-Temperature and Innovative Insulation Thermal Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

The use of thermal insulation is a primary approach to reducing heating and cooling loads in buildings, which account for 42% 1 and 24% 1 of … more

Contaminant Control in High-Performance Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

Net-zero energy strategies have the potential to significantly impact the indoor air quality of buildings. This project is designed to better … more

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

Smart Building Automation and Control Testbed and Standards Project
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2013

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: 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

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

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