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51. Long Term Air Quality Monitoring in a Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility Designed with Specifications for Low Emitting Interior Products
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/6/2014
Authors: Dustin G Poppendieck, Lisa C Ng, Matthew P Schlegel, Andrew Keith Persily, Alfred Hodgson
Abstract: This study evaluated the effectiveness of a low-VOC (volatile organic compounds) specification designed to minimize occupant exposures to indoor air pollutants in a net-zero energy research house meeting the ASHRAE Standard 62.2 ventilation requireme ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915779

52. Long Term Emissions from Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/6/2014
Authors: Dustin G Poppendieck, Steven J Nabinger, Matthew P Schlegel, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: The desire to build more energy efficient homes in the United States has lead to the expansion of the residential spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation industry. Annually, over 100,000 homes in the United States are constructed or retrofit using S ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915781

53. Particle Image Velocimetry Experiments in a Wind Tunnel to Study Wind-driven Airflow through Building Openings
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/6/2014
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 airflows are often difficult to estimate, in large part due to the unsteadiness of the wind. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915632

54. Simulation Study of Carbon Monoxide Exposure from Portable Generators in U.S. Residences
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 8/6/2014
Authors: Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Emmerich, Yanling Wang, Brian J Polidoro
Abstract: A simulation study was conducted to evaluate indoor CO exposures as a function of portable generator location and CO emission rate in order to support the development of potential CO emission limits for generators. These simulations employed the mult ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915775

55. Indoor Air Quality in High Performance Buildings: What is and isn't in ASHRAE/IES/USGBC Standard 189.1
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/29/2014
Author: Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: While most discussions of high performance buildings (HPB) include site impacts, water use, energy, materials and indoor environmental quality, energy often receives more attention than these other attributes. Given that buildings exist primarily for ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915783

56. Development and Application of an Updated Whole-Building Coupled Thermal, Airflow, and Contaminant Transport Simulation Program (TRNSYS/CONTAM)
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/23/2014
Authors: William S Dols, Wang Liangzhu, Steven J Emmerich, Brian J Polidoro
Abstract: The TRNSYS energy analysis tool has been capable of simulating whole building coupled heat transfer and building airflow for several years. The current implementation is based on two TRNSYS modules Type 56 and Type 97. Type 97 is based on a subset of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914776

57. Dielectric characterization by microwave cavity perturbation corrected for non-uniform fields
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/23/2014
Authors: Nathan D Orloff, Jan Obrzut, Christian John Long, Thomas F. Lam, James C Booth, David R Novotny, James Alexander Liddle, Pavel Kabos
Abstract: The non-uniform fields that occur due to the slot in the cavity through which the sample is inserted and those due to the sample geometry itself decrease the accuracy of dielectric characterization by cavity perturbation at microwave frequencies. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915011

58. Nanoparticle Released from Consumer Products: Flooring Nanocoatings and Interior Nanopaints
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1835
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/21/2014
Authors: Li Piin Sung, Tinh Nguyen, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Nanoparticles are increasingly incorporated in flooring coatings and interior paints to improve their abrasion and microbial resistance. One particular concern of this application is the release of nanoparticles from these surfaces due to repeated m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914979

59. Trapping atoms using nanoscale quantum vacuum forces
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 7/10/2014
Authors: Jacob M Taylor, Darrick E. Chang, Kanupriya Sinha, H J Kimble
Abstract: Quantum vacuum forces dictate the interaction between individual atoms and dielectric surfaces at nanoscale distances. For example, their large strengths typically overwhelm externally applied forces, which makes it challenging to controllably interf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915029

60. Flame Inhibition by CF3CHCl2 (HCFC-123)
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/20/2014
Authors: Valeri Ivan Babushok, Gregory T Linteris, Oliver Meier, John Leonard Pagliaro
Abstract: A kinetic model is suggested for hydrocarbon-air flame propagation with addition of hydrochloroflurocarbon (HCFC) fire suppressants, encompassing the combined chemistry of fluorine- and chlorine-containing species. Calculated burning velocities ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914596



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