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1. Energy Price Indices and Discount Factors for Life-Cycle Cost Analysis ‹ 2014 Annual Supplement to NIST Handbook 135
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 85-3273-29
Published: 10/31/2014
Authors: Amy S. Rushing, Joshua D Kneifel, Priya D Lavappa
Abstract: This is the 2014 edition of energy price indices and discount factors for performing life-cycle cost analyses of energy and water conservation and renewable energy projects in federal facilities. It will be effective from April 1, 2014 to March 3 ...

2. Building Industry Reporting and Design for Sustainability (BIRDS) Technical Manual and User Guide
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1814
Published: 9/30/2013
Authors: Barbara C. Lippiatt, Joshua D Kneifel, Priya D Lavappa, Sangwon Suh, Anne Landfield Greig
Abstract: Building stakeholders need practical metrics, data, and tools to support decisions related to sustainable building designs, technologies, standards, and codes. The Engineering Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST ...

3. BEES Online: Life Cycle Analysis for Building Products
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Barbara C. Lippiatt, Anne Landfield Greig, Priya D Lavappa
Abstract: The BEES (Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability) Online web application implements a rational, systematic technique for selecting environmentally-preferred, cost-effective building products. The technique is based on consensus standa ...

4. Sprinkler Use Decisioning
Published: 9/30/2010
Authors: Priya D Lavappa, David T Butry

5. Guidelines for Planning and Development of Software for Buildings and Building Systems
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7499
Published: 6/1/2008
Author: Priya D Lavappa
Abstract: From inception to completion, software development projects need structure and organization so that good quality, user-friendly software is produced on time and within budget.  The structured approach presented in this paper will help you achiev ...

6. Building Retrofits for Increased Protection Against Airborne Chemical and Biological Releases
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7379
Published: 3/1/2007
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Robert E Chapman, Steven J Emmerich, William S Dols, Heather Davis, Priya D Lavappa, Amy S. Rushing
Abstract: Due to concerns about potential airborne chemical and biological (chembio) releases in or near buildings, building owners and managers and other decision makers are considering retrofitting buildings to provide some degree of protection against such ...

7. Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Tool for Chem/Bio Protection of Buildings: Software Primer
Published: 3/1/2006
Authors: Robert E Chapman, Priya D Lavappa, Amy S. Rushing
Abstract: Economic tools are needed to help the owners and managers of commercial and institutional buildings to select cost-effective combinations of protection strategies against the release of chemical and biological agents. Economic tools include evaluati ...

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