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1. Summary Article: IEA HPP Annex 36, Quality Installation/Quality Maintanace Sensitivity Studies
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 2/25/2015
Authors: Glenn Hourahan, Piotr A Domanski, Van Baxter
Abstract: It is widely recognized that residential and commercial heat pump equipment experience significant ,in-fieldŠ performance loss (i.e., capacity and efficiency) depending on how the components are sized, matched, installed, and subsequently field-m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917843

2. Energy Performance Sensitivity of a Net-Zero Energy Home to Design and Use Specifications
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 2/2/2015
Authors: Joshua D Kneifel, William M Healy, James J Filliben, Matthew T Boyd
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916154

3. The Effect of Piping Heat Losses on the Efficiency of Solar Thermal Water Heating in a Net-Zero Energy Home
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 1/28/2015
Authors: Tania Ullah, William M Healy
Abstract: This study evaluates the thermal performance of an dual-tank domestic hot water (DHW) system designed for a net-zero home at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg Maryland campus. Hot water demand for a virtual family of fo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916397

4. Design Challenges of the NIST Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1847
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 12/31/2014
Authors: Betsy Pettit, Cathy Gates, Arthur Hunter Fanney, William M Healy
Abstract: Homeowners and builders have increasingly strived to build low energy use and environmentally friendly homes. As materials and equipment have improved, energy reduction as a goal has increasingly been replaced with the goal of net-zero energy use. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916412

5. DECISION GUIDANCE METHODOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING USING PROCESS ANALYTICS FORMALISM
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 11/25/2014
Authors: Guodong Shao, Alexander Brodsky, Seungjun Shin, Duck Bong Kim
Abstract: Sustainable manufacturing has significant impact on a company‰s business performance and competitiveness in today‰s world. A growing number of manufacturing industries are initiating efforts to address sustainability issues; however, to achieve a hig ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914863

6. Large-area irradiance-mode spectral response measurements of solar cells by a light-emitting-diode- based integrating sphere source
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 5/30/2014
Authors: Behrang H Hamadani, John F Roller, Andrew M Shore, Brian P Dougherty, Howard W Yoon
Abstract: An irradiance-mode absolute differential spectral response measurement system based on a light emitting diode (LED) array is described. The LEDs are coupled to an integrating sphere whose output irradiance is uniform to better than 2 % over an ar ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915298

7. Thermochromic Phase Transitions in VO2-based Thin Films for Energy-Saving Applications
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 5/14/2014
Authors: Sara Cordero Barron, Justin M Gorham, Martin L Green
Abstract: The thermochromic transition in vanadium dioxide has potential application as a smart energy-saving window coating, but the temperature of the transition must be depressed from 68°C to Earth ambient temperatures by the incorporation of transition met ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915450

8. Beyond Standard Efficiency Ratings
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 5/6/2014
Author: David A Yashar
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915884

9. Residential Home Performance Contracting Round Robin Guidelines
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Report Number: 14-976
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 4/17/2014
Authors: Michael Lubliner, Rick Kunkle, David Hales, Melinda Spencer
Abstract: These guidelines describe the important considerations for planning, conducting, analyzing, and disseminating the results of a Home Performance Contactor (HPC) round robin study of a specific aspect of the HPC industry services. The round robin study ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915983

10. Normalized Performance Parameters for a Residential Heat Pump in the Cooling Mode with Single Faults Imposed
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 3/3/2014
Authors: William V Payne, Jin Min Cho, Piotr A Domanski
Abstract: The performance of a residential split heat pump in the cooling mode operating under nine faults was described using normalized performance parameters determined from a ratio of the faulty value to the no-fault value obtained from heat pump tests in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910617



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