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21. 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 Susan 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

27. 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

28. System Dynamics Modeling of Corn Ethanol as a Bio Transportation Fuel in the United States
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7649
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 1/28/2010
Authors: Deogratias Kibira, Guodong Shao, Stephen - Nowak
Abstract: The production capacity of corn ethanol as a transportation fuel is experiencing rapid growth in the United States. The demand is driven by increased prices of gasoline, government mandates, incentives, and the need to achieve energy independence. Co ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904283

29. Toward Energy Efficient Manufacturing Enterprises
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 2/2/2011
Authors: Kevin W Lyons, Alexander Weissman, Ram D Sriram, Lalit Chordia
Abstract: Industrial enterprises have significant negative impacts on the global environment. Collectively, from energy consumption to greenhouse gases to solid waste, they are the single largest contributor to a growing number of planet-threatening environmen ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907627

30. Towards a Methodology for Analyzing Sustainability Standards using the Zachman Framework
Topic: Sustainability
Published: 1/19/2011
Authors: Rachuri Rachuri, Prabir Sarkar, Anantha Narayanan Narayanan, Jae Hyun Lee, Paul W Witherell
Abstract: There exists a multitude of standards and regulations related to sustainability. It is critical to enable users to identify applicable standards across entire lifecycles of products, processes, and services. To synthesize this variety of standards, i ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907401



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