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Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Low-Energy Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/31/2014

NIST is developing tools and metrics to both reduce the building heating and cooling loads associated with ventilation and infiltration and to … more

Space-Conditioning Options for Energy-Efficient Buildings Project
Last Updated Date: 01/31/2014

Space-conditioning equipment in buildings accounts for 37% of the Nation’s primary energy consumption in buildings and 15% of the Nation’s overall … more

Measuring Performance of Net-Zero Energy Homes Project
Last Updated Date: 01/31/2014

Uncertainty in the realized performance of green buildings is a barrier to increased adoption and investment in energy efficient and … more

Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Transport Project
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2014

The capabilities of the NIST National Fire Research Laboratory (NFRL) will be extended to provide a test bed for performance evaluation of … 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

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

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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