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21. Energy Performance of the NIST Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility relative to a Maryland Code- Compliant Design
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1166
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 9/30/2013
Author: Joshua D Kneifel
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) received funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to construct a Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF). The initial goal of the NZERTF is to demonstra ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914536

22. Energy Price Indices and Discount Factors for Life-Cycle Cost Analysis - April 2010: Annual Supplement to NIST Handbook 135 and NBS Special Publication 709
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 85-3273-25
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 5/15/2010
Authors: Amy S. Rushing, Joshua D Kneifel, Barbara C. Lippiatt
Abstract: This is the April 2010 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, 2010 to March ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905655

23. Environmental impact of manufactured products: A measure inspired by nature
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 7/10/2009
Authors: Prabir Sarkar, Rachuri Rachuri, Hyo Won Suh, Kevin W Lyons, Ram D Sriram
Abstract: Environmental impacts of products are generally determined by using criteria or indicators. There are many criteria or indicators available and during design selecting some of them and assigning weight is difficult. As natural systems are considered ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901511

24. Horizontal Convective Boiling of R134a, R1234yf/R134a, and R1234ze(E)within a Micro-Fin Tube
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 6/24/2014
Authors: Mark A Kedzierski, ki-jung park
Abstract: This report presents local convective boiling measurements in a micro-fin tube for R134a and two low global warming potential (GWP ) refrigerants: R1234yf/ R134a, 56/44 % mass and R1234ze(E). The heat transfer coefficient of the three test fluids w ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914518

25. Large-area irradiance-mode spectral response measurements of solar cells by a light-emitting-diode- based integrating sphere source
Topic: Sustainability
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

26. Life-Cycle Carbon and Cost Analysis of Energy Efficiency Measures in New Commercial Buildings
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 3/1/2010
Author: Joshua D Kneifel
Abstract: Building energy efficiency has become a top priority due to the recent energy price spikes and increasing concern regarding climate change. It is easier and less costly to increase energy efficiency in new buildings than in existing buildings, making ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903351

27. Materials Challenges in Carbon Mitigation Technologies
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 4/24/2012
Authors: Laura Espinal, Bryan D. Morreale
Abstract: Thermochemical conversion of fossil fuels currently dominates the national and global energy portfolio, with the most notable being the stationary power production and transportation vehicles sectors. As global energy demand continues to increase, p ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909611

28. Metrics, Standards and Industry Best Practices for Sustainable Manufacturing Systems
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 8/10/2009
Authors: Rachuri Rachuri, Ram D Sriram, Prabir Sarkar
Abstract: Substantial global climate changes due to global warming and the growing rate resource depletion have compelled several researchers to focus their research in the area of sustainability. Ensuring a sustainable future requires a systems approach. Sust ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903008

29. Saturation molalities and standard molar enthalpies of solution of alpha-D-xylose(cr) in H2O(l); Standard molar enthalpies of solution of 1,4-beta-D-xylobiose(am), and 1,4-beta-D-xylotriose(am) in H2O(l)
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 5/14/2012
Authors: Robert Nathan Goldberg, Brian E Lang, Bruce Coxon, Stephen R. Decker
Abstract: The saturation molality of alpha-D-xylose(cr) in water was measured by using HPLC and is m(sat) = (8.43 ± 0.42) mol∙kg-1 at the temperature T = 298.15 K. It was also established that the anhydrous form of alpha-D-xylose(cr) is the crystalline ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908256

30. Sealed Gravitational Capillary Viscometry of Dimethyl Ether and Two Next-Generation Refrigerants
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Report Number: 117.014
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 9/26/2012
Authors: Dylan S. Cousins, Arno R Laesecke
Abstract: The viscosity of dimethyl ether (DME, C2H6O) and of the fluorinated propene isomers 2,3,3,3- tetrafluoroprop-1-ene (R1234yf, C3H2F4) and trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (R1234ze(E)) was measured in a combined temperature range from 242 K to 350 K ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911495



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