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11. Consideration of Envelope Airtightness in Modelling Commercial Building Energy Consumption
Published: 6/24/2013
Authors: Lisa C Ng, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich
Abstract: As various strategies for improving building envelope and HVAC equipment efficiencies are increasingly used to reduce building energy use, a greater percentage of energy loss will occur through building envelope leakage. Although the energy impacts o ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913710

12. Analysis of the NIST Commercial and Institutional Building Envelope Leakage Database
Published: 5/22/2013
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: In 1998, NIST 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 (Persily 1998). Since then, NIST has expanded and mai ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913709

13. A stiff variable time step transport solver for CONTAM
Published: 5/10/2013
Authors: David M Lorenzetti, William S Dols, Andrew Keith Persily, Michael D Sohn
Abstract: CONTAM, a multizone model for predicting whole-building airflow and contaminant transport, has been updated to improve the speed and accuracy of its transport calculations. CVODE, a general-purpose code for solving ordinary differential equatio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911846

14. Modeling and Measuring the Effects of Portable Gasoline Powered Generator Exhaust on Indoor Carbon Monoxide Level
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1781
Published: 3/18/2013
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily, Wang Liangzhu
Abstract: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is concerned about the hazard of acute residential carbon monoxide (CO) exposures from portable gasoline powered generators that can result in death or serious and/or lasting adverse health effec ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912197

15. 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

16. Characterization of Airborne Nanoparticle Releases from Consumer Products
Series: OTHER
Published: 2/6/2013
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Michael Magee, Dong H. Rim
Abstract: This letter report provides a project update reflecting the activities to date under the FY2012 interagency agreement between CPSC and NIST to develop testing and measurement protocols for determining the quantities and properties of nanoparticles re ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912459

17. 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

18. Indoor ultrafine particles of outdoor origin: importance of window opening area and fan operation condition.
Published: 2/5/2013
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Lance L. Wallace, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Airborne ultrafine particles (UFP) have been associated with human mortality and morbidity. Human exposure to ambient UFP occurs indoors due to entry of UFP into buildings. This study investigates UFP entry as a function of building operating conditi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912360

19. Development of a Reference Material for Building Product Emissions Testing
Published: 2/4/2013
Authors: Cynthia H. Reed, Zhe Liu, Steve Cox, Andrew Keith Persily, John Little
Abstract: The business of measuring volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from building products and materials has grown to include more than 100 laboratories, many with unique testing equipment and analytical techniques. For the purposes of labeling build ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911868

20. Indoor ultrafine particles of outdoor origin: importance of building operating conditions
Published: 2/1/2013
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Lance L. Wallace, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Airborne ultrafine particles (UFP) have been associated with human mortality and morbidity. Human exposure to ambient UFP occurs indoors due to entry of UFP into buildings. This study investigates UFP infiltration as a function of building operating ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910728



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