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11. The Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed-A Building Emulator
Published: 7/16/2009
Authors: Steven T Bushby, Michael A Galler, Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Cheol D. Park
Abstract: Building emulators couple computer simulations to real control hardware, creating a useful tool for studying building control system performance. The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed (VCBT) is a ...

12. The International State of Building System Commissioning
Published: 8/17/2008
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Nobuo Nakahara, Harunori Yoshida
Abstract: Buildings are a major and growing source of energy consumption and as such, contribute to the significant problems associated with energy dependence and growing environmental impacts.  Building system commissioning is a quality assurance process ...

13. State-of-the-Art Review for Commissioning Low Energy Buildings: Existing Cost/Benefit and Persistence Methodologies and Data, State of Development of Automated Tools and Assessment of Needs for Commissioning ZEB
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7356
Published: 8/1/2007
Authors: Marti Frank, Hannah Friedman, Kristin Heinemeier, Cory Toole, David Claridge, Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Philip Haves
Abstract: This report documents the findings of a review of the state of the art in the commissioning of low energy buildings. The purpose of this report is threefold: 1) To identify and assess existing methodologies for defining the costs and benefits of comm ...

14. Cost-Effective Commissioning for Buildings-Latest Developments in EDBCS Annex 47
Published: 4/1/2007
Author: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti

15. ECBCS Annex 47: Cost-Effective Commissioning Research
Published: 11/20/2006
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Hannah Friedman, Marti Frank
Abstract: In 2005, the Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency s (IEA) Energy Conservation in Buildings and Community Systems (ECBCS) program approved the start of a new four-year research project on building commissioning. Annex 47, on Cost-E ...

16. Evaluation of Reported Results Using the Revised U.S. Department of Energy Dishwasher Test Procedure
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7356
Published: 7/3/2006
Author: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti
Abstract: This paper summarizes the main changes to the Department of Energy's test procedure for residential dishwashers and presents the analysis of manufacturers test results using the new test procedure. The rest results, which showed a small increase in ...

17. Cost-Effective Commissioning for Existing and Low Energy Buildings - A New IEA ECBCS Research Project
Published: 4/19/2006
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Daniel Choiniere
Abstract: The benefits of commissioning are increasingly being recognized internationally. In 2004 and 2005, over 40 experts from 12 countries participated in two workshops to identify barriers to cost-effective building commissioning. These countries have a ...

18. Cost-Effective Commissioning for Existing and Low Energy Buildings New ECBCS Research Project (Annex 47)
Published: 10/1/2005
Author: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti
Abstract: Commissioning methods and tools are required to ensure that advanced components and systems reach their technical potential and operate energy efficiently. Likewise, they should strive to improve the energy efficiency of conventional and advanced exi ...

19. Exploration of Potential Energy Saving From Smart Appliances
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7254
Published: 7/1/2005
Author: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti
Abstract: Technological innovations coupled with the decreasing costs of sensors have brought about a new generation of Smart appliances. While current sensor-based appliances have shown the potential to offer consumers increased options for energy and cost ...

20. Commissioning on HVAC Systems for Improved Energy Performance: IEA Annex 40 Update
Published: 5/18/2004
Author: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti
Abstract: The Energy Conservation in Building and Community Systems program of the International Energy Agency has set up Annex 40, a research working group on Commissioning of Building HVAC Systems for Improved Energy Performance. The objective of Annex 40 i ...

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