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31. Properly placed shade trees reduce summertime electricity bills in Sacramento, California
Published: 6/1/2009
Authors: Geoffrey Donovan, David T Butry
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902364

32. The value of shade: Estimating the effect of urban trees on summertime electricity use
Published: 6/1/2009
Authors: Geoffrey Donovan, David T Butry
Abstract: We estimated the effect of shade trees on the summertime electricity use of 640 single-family homes in Sacramento, California. Results show that trees on the west and south sides of a house reduce summertime electricity use, whereas trees on the nort ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900257

33. Economic Analysis of Egress and Life Safety Costs
Series: OTHER
Published: 4/27/2009
Authors: Robert E Chapman, Allison L. Huang, David T Butry
Abstract: In 2007, the latest year for which construction data are available, the value of construction put in place was $1.1 trillion. Statistics on the total cost of fire in the U.S. are published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Of part ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901343

34. Economic Performance of Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems
Published: 3/1/2009
Author: David T Butry
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905087

35. Market-Based Approaches to Tree Valuation
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: Geoffrey Donovan, David T Butry
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905091

36. Protect Thy Neighbor: Investigating the Spatial Externalities of Wildfire Hazard Mitigation
Published: 8/1/2008
Authors: David T Butry, Geoffrey Donovan
Abstract: Climate change, increased wildland fuels, and residential development patterns in fire-prone areas have combined to make wildfire-risk mitigation an important public policy issue. One approach to wildfire-risk mitigation is to encourage homeowners to ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860106

37. Measuring and Improving the Productivity of the U.S. Construction Industry: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities
Series: OTHER
Published: 7/17/2008
Authors: Robert E Chapman, David T Butry
Abstract: Although the construction industry is a major component of the U.S. economy, it has experienced a prolonged period of decline in productivity. Due to the critical lack of measurement methods, however, the magnitude of the productivity problem in the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861533

38. The Production of Large and Small Wildfires
Published: 4/18/2008
Authors: David T Butry, Marcia Gumpertz, Marc Genton
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905089

39. Wildland Arson Management
Published: 4/18/2008
Authors: Jeffrey P. Prestemon, David T Butry
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905088

40. Benefit-Cost Analysis of Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Published: 9/2/2007
Authors: David T Butry, M H. Brown, S Fuller
Abstract: This report documents a benefit-cost analysis performed to measure the expected present value of net benefits resulting from the installation of a multipurpose network fire sprinkler system in a newly-constructed, single-family house. The benefits an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860105



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