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1. NIST Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program Winter, Spring, and Fall 1994 Comparability Studies: Results for Round Robins XXX, XXXI, and XXXII Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum and Round Robins 5 and 6 Ascorbic Acid in Human Serum
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7880-30
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/30/2014
Authors: Jeanice M Brown Thomas, Margaret C Kline, Katherine E Sharpless, S A. Margolis
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology coordinates the Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program (MMQAP) for laboratories that measure fat- and water-soluble vitamins and carotenoids in human serum and plasma. This report desc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916647

2. Carbon Monoxide Exposure from Portable Generators
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/28/2014
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily, Liangzhu Wang
Abstract: Serious concerns exist about the hazard of acute residential carbon monoxide (CO) exposures from portable gasoline-powered generators, which can result in death or serious adverse health effects. As of April 23, 2013 and as shown in Figure 1, the U.S ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916491

3. Proceedings of the Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing Workshop Volume I. Position Papers and Findings
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/21/2014
Authors: Bilal Ayyub, Gerald Galloway, Richard Wright
Abstract: This report documents the effort launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop, organize, and convene a workshop on sustainability to promote the adoption and use of sustainable construction and manufacturing and gu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917437

4. Proceedings of the Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing Workshop Volume II. Presentations
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/21/2014
Authors: Bilal Ayyub, Gerald Galloway, Richard Wright
Abstract: This report documents the effort launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop, organize, and convene a workshop on sustainability to promote the adoption and use of sustainable construction and manufacturing and gu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917438

5. Proceedings of the Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing Workshop Volume II. Presentations
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/20/2014
Authors: Bilal Ayyub, Gerald Galloway, Richard Wright
Abstract: This report documents the effort launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop, organize, and convene a workshop on sustainability to promote the adoption and use of sustainable construction and manufacturing and gu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917458

6. Sensitivity Analysis of Installation Faults on Heat Pump Performance
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1848
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/8/2014
Authors: Piotr A Domanski, Hugh Henderson, William V Payne
Abstract: Numerous studies and surveys indicated that typically-installed HVAC equipment operates inefficiently and wastes considerable energy due to different installation errors (faults), e.g., improper refrigerant charge, incorrect airflow, oversized eq ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916511

7. Roadmap for Building Commissioning Research Workshop Summary Report
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1849
Topic: High Performance Buildings
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 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916519

8. Potential Research Areas in Residential Energy Storage for NIST‰s Engineering Laboratory
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1844
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 9/25/2014
Authors: Mark A Kedzierski, William V Payne, Harrison M Skye
Abstract: This paper recommends research that is required to develop and, thus, enable cost effective, residential electricity storage systems for renewable energy. As residential electricity generation from renewable sources becomes more prevalent, resid ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917058

9. Wind-driven Airflow through Building Openings: Preliminary experimental results using Particle Image Velocimetry
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 7/25/2014
Author: Liang Chung J Lo
Abstract: Today‰s low energy and sustainable buildings often call for innovative designs involving strategies such as natural ventilation. However, natural ventilation airflow is often difficult to estimate, mostly due to the unsteadiness of the wind. This stu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915352

10. The red color in 19th century Thai glass studied by X-ray and optical spectroscopy
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 7/2/2014
Authors: Bruce D Ravel, Wantana Klysubun, G. Lawrence Carr, Christoph Hauzenberger
Abstract: The Temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok, Thailand is noted for its glass mosaic decorations on exterior walls and statuary. The original mosaic artwork dates to the early 19th century and is composed of variously-colored, mirrored glass pieces. I ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914254



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