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21. Using multi-zone modeling of particle transport to support building design
Published: 2/21/2013
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Andrew Keith Persily, Lance L. Wallace, William S Dols, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: As building design and operation changes to meet the goals of sustainability, it is critical to address indoor air quality issues such that indoor environmental conditions are maintained. Among the indoor air contaminants of concern in this context a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913160

22. Multizone Airflow Models for Calculating Infiltration Rates in Commercial Reference Buildings
Published: 2/6/2013
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Amy Musser, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Sixteen commercial reference buildings were created in the multizone airflow and contaminant transport program CONTAM in order to support physically based airflow calculations, as well as indoor air quality analyses, that are not possible using the e ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911590

23. Multizone Modeling of Strategies to Reduce the Spread of Airborne Infectious Agents in Healthcare Facilities
Published: 2/1/2013
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, David Heinzerling, Jung-il Choi, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Control of airborne infectious agents in hospitals is critical both to effective health care and to the control of direct and indirect health care costs. Current hospital design guidelines focus on ventilation rates, room pressure control and air fil ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912085

24. Building air leakage databases in energy conservation policies: analysis of selected initiatives in 4 European countries and the USA
Published: 1/2/2013
Authors: Wanyu Chan, Francois Remi Carrie, Jiri Novak, Andres Litvak, Fabrice Richieri, Oliver Solche, Wei Pan, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: We collected information on existing envelope air leakage databases from countries that are involved in the AIVC-TightVent project ,Development and applications of building air leakage databasesŠ. This document summarizes the information from five co ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911810

25. Multi-zone Modeling of Size- Resolved Outdoor Ultrafine Particle Entry into a Test House
Published: 12/11/2012
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Andrew Keith Persily, Lance L. Wallace, William S Dols, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Airborne particle transport into buildings is important for human exposure to particles and associated health effects. The present study investigated the entry of size-resolved outdoor ultrafine particles into a test building under three different ve ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912073

26. Indoor Air Quality Analyses of Commercial Reference Buildings
Report Number: 1734
Published: 11/1/2012
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Amy Musser, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Sixteen commercial reference buildings were created in the multizone airflow and contaminant transport program CONTAM in order to support airflow and indoor air quality (IAQ) analyses, which are not possible using the existing EnergyPlus input files ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911589

27. Indoor Air Quality in Sustainable, Energy Efficient Buildings
Published: 5/15/2012
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Building designers, contractors, owners and managers have long been challenged with providing quality indoor environments at a reasonable energy cost. Current efforts to improve building energy efficiency, including goals of sustainability and net-ze ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908145

28. Airflow and Indoor Air Quality Models of DOE Reference Commercial Buildings
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1734
Published: 2/24/2012
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Amy Musser, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Sixteen reference commercial buildings were defined by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and created as EnergyPlus input files. They were developed for use in assessing new technologies and supporting the development of energy codes. Infiltration ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909694

29. NIST Technical Note 1735 LoopDA 3.0- Natural Ventilation Design and Analysis Software User Guide
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1735
Published: 2/22/2012
Authors: William S Dols, Steven J Emmerich, Brian J Polidoro
Abstract: LoopDA 3.0 is an update to version 1.0 of the natural ventlation design tool developed by the Natural Institute of Standards and Technology. This software tool can be utilized to determine the size of natural ventilation openings necessary to pro ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910367

30. U.S. Commercial Building Airtightness Requirements and Measurements
Published: 10/12/2011
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: In 1998, Persily published a review of commercial and institutional building airtightness data that found significant levels of air leakage and debunked the ,mythŠ of the airtight commercial building. Since that time, the U.S. National Institute of S ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909521



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