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11. Modeling Particle Resuspension for Estimating Exposure to Bacillus Spores
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1841
Published: 6/11/2015
Authors: William S Dols, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: A key challenge in assessing the risks of low level contaminations following biological threat agent releases, and subsequent decontamination, is developing an understanding of and addressing the potential for airborne resuspension of agents that ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916062

12. IAQ and Energy Impacts of Ventilation and Source Control in a Big Box Retail Building
Published: 6/10/2015
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in buildings are designed to provide thermally comfortable conditions and to maintain acceptable indoor air quality (IAQ). At the same time, the operating costs of HVAC systems are often a lar ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917842

13. Improving infiltration modeling in commercial building energy models
Published: 5/15/2015
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: As building envelope performance and HVAC equipment efficiencies are increasingly improved to reduce building energy use, a greater percentage of the total energy loss of a building can occur through envelope leakage. Although the energy impacts of u ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917135

14. Indoor Air Quality in High-Performing Building Case Studies: Got Data?
Published: 5/12/2015
Authors: Kevin Yale Teichman, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: In this paper, we review how indoor air quality (IAQ) has been addressed in case studies of high-performing buildings (HPBs), specifically the case studies described in ASHRAE‰s ,High Performing BuildingsŠ magazine. We find that nearly all of the re ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916477

15. CONTAM To EnergyPlus Infiltration Features of the CONTAM Results Export Tool
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1873
Published: 3/30/2015
Authors: Brian J Polidoro, Lisa C Ng, William S Dols, Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: As building envelope performance and HVAC equipment efficiencies continue to be improved to reduce building energy use, a greater percentage of the total energy loss of a building can occur through envelope leakage. Although the energy impacts of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917562

16. Field Measurement of Ventilation Rates
Published: 3/18/2015
Author: Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Ventilation rates have significant impacts on building energy use and indoor contaminant concentrations, making them key parameters in evaluating building performance. Ventilation rates have been measured in buildings for many decades and there are m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917663

17. Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing: A NIST Perspective
Published: 2/21/2015
Authors: Robert E Chapman, Joannie W Chin, Sudarsan Rachuri, Joshua D Kneifel, Andrew Keith Persily, Anthony P Hamins
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916459

18. Carbon Monoxide Generation, Dispersion and Exposure from Indoor Operation of Gasoline-powered Electric Generators under Actual Weather Conditions
Published: 12/11/2014
Authors: Wang Liangzhu, Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily, Cheng-Chun Lin
Abstract: Gasoline-powered electric generators are widely used during power outages, for example during the U.S. hurricane season. Based on currently available data, about ninety-seven percent of generator-related carbon monoxide (CO) fatalities were associate ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904869

19. Carbon Monoxide Exposure from Portable Generators
Published: 10/28/2014
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily, Liangzhu Wang
Abstract: Serious concerns exist about the hazard of acute residential carbon monoxide (CO) exposures from portable gasoline-powered generators, which can result in death or serious adverse health effects. As of April 23, 2013 and as shown in Figure 1, the U.S ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916491

20. Development of a Test Method to Determine Carbon Monoxide Emission Rates from Portable Generators
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1834
Published: 10/28/2014
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff is considering developing a performance standard to address the hazard of acute residential carbon monoxide (CO) exposures from portable gasoline engine-powered generators that result in death ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916137



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