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1. Evaluating the Performance of DABO and HVAC-Cx Commissioning Tools using the Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed
Published: 10/1/2015
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Michael A Galler, Steven T Bushby, Daniel Choiniere
Abstract: Automated commissioning tools are designed to facilitate the commissioning process, decreasing the amount of time and the skill level required to carry out necessary quality assurance measures. As a result, they enable more thorough testing of buildi ...

2. A Self Learning Algorithm for Temperature Prediction in a Single Family Residence
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1891
Published: 9/29/2015
Authors: Farhad Omar, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: In order to develop effective control optimization strategies to manage residential electricity consumption in a smart grid environment, predictive algorithms are needed that are simple to implement, minimize custom configuration, and provide eno ...

3. Impact of Electricity Tariff Parameters on Net Zero Home Cost of Energy
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1892
Published: 9/29/2015
Authors: Andrew Peichun Kuo, David G Holmberg, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: Time-varying electricity rates impact the costs of operation and the value of renewable generation and storage resources. This study investigates the economic impact of electricity tariff parameters on the value of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems ...

4. Standardization of Smart Grid Customer Interfaces
Published: 7/1/2015
Authors: Steven T Bushby, David G Holmberg
Abstract: One of the key concepts of a modernized ,smart gridŠ is to combine modern communication technology with an improved electric grid to enable energy consumers to exchange information with energy suppliers in order to collaboratively manage electricity ...

5. NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 3.0
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1108r3
Published: 10/1/2014
Authors: Christopher Greer, David A Wollman, Dean Eldon Prochaska, Paul A Boynton, Jeffrey A. Mazer, Cuong T Nguyen, Gerald J FitzPatrick, Thomas L Nelson, Galen H Koepke, Allen R Hefner Jr., Victoria Y Pillitteri, Tanya L Brewer, Nada T Golmie, David H Su, Allan C Eustis, David G Holmberg, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: Section 1305 of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 (Pub. L. 110‹140) directs NIST ,,to coordinate the development of a framework that includes protocols and model standards for information management to achieve interoperabili ...

6. Roadmap for Building Commissioning Research Workshop Summary Report
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1849
Published: 9/30/2014
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, David Shipley, Walter Zalis, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of the Building Commissioning Research and Measurement Science Needs Webinar Workshop held on April 29, 2014, sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This effort supports ongoing research in ...

7. Facility Smart Grid Interface and a Demand Response Conceptual Model
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1832
Published: 8/28/2014
Authors: David G Holmberg, Steven T Bushby, David B. Hardin
Abstract: Residential, commercial, and industrial facilities have potential to support electric grid reliability with demand response (DR) via use of facility energy management approaches. The ability of different DR approaches to successfully engage the m ...

8. Detecting Faults in Building Air Handling Units ‹ A Background Study for Developing Intelligent Agents for Optimizing Building HVAC Systems
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1831
Published: 5/1/2014
Authors: George Eugene Kelly, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: One approach to the optimization of building heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems involves the use of intelligent agents. These Agents can be used for minimizing energy consumption, maximizing occupant comfort, fault detection, p ...

9. Simulating Occupancy in The NIST Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1817
Published: 11/21/2013
Authors: Farhad Omar, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: The Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF), at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is a research house that is comparable in size and aesthetic to the houses in the greater Washington DC me ...

10. Are intelligent agents the key to optimizing building HVAC system performance?
Published: 8/10/2012
Authors: George Eugene Kelly, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: This paper describes the development and implementation of a simulation testbed used to study the concept of employing intelligent agents to optimize the performance of building Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems. One day simul ...

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