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Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Transport Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Create a well-characterized highly accurate reference measurement system at near industrial scale to serve as a test bed for carbon dioxide gas … more

Contaminant Control in High-Performance Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To develop test methods, reference materials, and control strategies to ensure low contaminant levels in low-energy buildings, and to enable their … more

Measuring Performance of Net-Zero Energy Homes Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Develop the measurement science necessary to evaluate various technological approaches to achieve net-zero energy buildings through the … more

Space-Conditioning Options for Energy-Efficient Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

Develop and deploy the measurement science to support the development and implementation of the most efficient and cost effective … more

Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Low-Energy Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

To enable energy savings in buildings through advanced sensing technologies and approaches by developing testbeds to evaluate energy monitoring … more

Metrics and Tools for Sustainable Building Project
Last Updated Date: 01/07/2016

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

Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostics for the Mechanical Services in Commercial Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2015

To improve the operating efficiency of commercial heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems by developing automated falut … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid Project
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2015

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

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

Energy Measurements for Existing Residential Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2014

According to the most recent national census data, the median year in which owner-occupied homes were built in the U.S. is 1976 1 . Furthermore, … more

Electrical Performance Measurements of Solar Photovoltaic Cells and Arrays Project
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2014

To achieve net-zero energy buildings, renewable energy generation is required to meet the energy demands remaining after load reduction and … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

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

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

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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