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1. The Economics of Residential Fire Sprinklers and the Potential Impact of Recent Code Changes
Published: 10/5/2014
Author: David T Butry
Abstract: Residential fire sprinklers reduce the likelihood of room flashover, improving conditions for occupant egress, and thereby reduce the number of fatalities resulting from home fires. Based on data reported by the National Fire Protection Association, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915693

2. Areas of the U.S. wildland‹urban interface threatened by wildfire during the 2001‹2010 decade
Published: 4/1/2014
Authors: Douglas S Thomas, David T Butry
Abstract: The wildland‹urban interface (WUI) is defined in terms of housing density and proximity to wildlands, yet its relevance seems to be only in conjunction with wildland fire threats. The objective of this paper is to (1) identify the WUI areas threatene ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906758

3. Reducing the Risk of Fire in Buildings and Communities
Published: 1/1/2014
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Nelson P Bryner, David T Butry, Richard George Gann, Rick D Davis, Daniel Madrzykowski, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: Fire costs and losses are a significant life safety and economic burden on society comprising about two percent of the United States gross domestic product. This paper presents the results of a roadmap developed by the National Institute of Standar ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913244

4. Exploiting autoregressive properties to develop prospective urban arson forecasts by target
Published: 10/1/2013
Authors: Jeffrey P. Prestemon, David T Butry, Douglas S Thomas
Abstract: Municipal fire departments responded to approximately 53 000 intentionally-set fires annually from 2003 to 2007, according to NFPA figures. A disproportionate amount of these fires occur in spatio-temporal clusters, making them predictable and, per ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911332

5. The Effects of Wildfire Prevention Activities
Published: 8/1/2013
Authors: Douglas S Thomas, David T Butry, Jeffrey P. Prestemon
Abstract: Eighty percent of wildfires are human caused, so it is important for decision makers and land managers to consider the role of prevention activities that minimize the costs and losses of human-caused wildfires. There have been significant efforts aim ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913931

6. Interaction Effects of Information Technologies and Best Practices on Construction Project Performance
Published: 4/1/2013
Authors: Youngcheol Kang, William O'Brien, Jiukun Dai, Stephen Mulva, Stephen Thomas, Robert E Chapman, David T Butry
Abstract: This paper assesses the impact of information technology use and Construction Industry Institute defined Best Practices on construction project performance. Using data from 133 projects collected in 2008 and 2009, correlations between Best Practice- ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908020

7. Social Disorder, Accidents, and Municipal Wildfires
Published: 12/1/2012
Authors: Douglas S Thomas, David T Butry, Jeffrey P. Prestemon
Abstract: Societal safeguards, established by those who have shared perceptions in the importance of safety and taking preventative measures, reduce the incidence of accidents that harm people and damage property. These safeguards prevent or discourage communi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911382

8. Evaluating Potential Bias in Non-Randomly Reported Fire Incident Data
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1770
Published: 9/26/2012
Authors: David T Butry, Douglas S Thomas
Abstract: This analysis is a part of an effort to develop statistics and uncertainty measures for characterizing, tracking, and better understanding the root causes of the total burden of fire in the United States. They will be used to develop performance me ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912210

9. Comparing the Performance of Residential Fire Sprinklers with Other Life Safety Technologies
Published: 9/1/2012
Author: David T Butry
Abstract: Residential fire sprinklers have long proven themselves as life safety technologies to the fire service community. Only until recently have they shown to be cost-effective for homeowners, as installation costs have fallen and performance increased. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900106

10. Strategic Roadmap for Fire Risk Reduction in Buildings and Communities
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1130
Published: 4/18/2012
Authors: Anthony P Hamins, Jason D Averill, Richard George Gann, Nelson P Bryner, Rick D Davis, David T Butry, Alexander Maranghides, Jiann C Yang, Daniel Madrzykowski, Matthew F Bundy, Samuel L Manzello, Jeffrey W Gilman, Francine K. Amon, William E. Mell
Abstract: The burden of fire on the U.S. economy continues to be large, comprising approximately $280 billion annually, or 2 percent of GDP. Over the last 30 years, civilian fire deaths and injuries have decreased due to the efforts of many people and org ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909653



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