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81. 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

82. 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

83. 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 J 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

84. 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

85. 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

86. Traceability for Millimeter and Submillimeter-Wave Power Measurements
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/21/2014
Author: Ronald A Ginley
Abstract: The need for traceable power measurements above 110 GHz is well established for use in communications, spectral line investigation, molecular particle signature identification, material property characterization and others. There have been increment ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915591

87. 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

88. The Case for Delivering the Infrastructure for Digital Building Regulations
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/19/2014
Authors: Mark E Palmer, James H Garrett
Abstract: The building industry uses numerous engineering standards, building codes, specifications and regulations and a diverse set of industry vocabularies to describe, assess, and deliver constructed facilities. As part of the expanding use of building in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912456

89. Characterization of Emissions from Spray Polyurethane Foam: Letter Report to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Interagency Agreement CPSC-I-13-0016
Series: OTHER
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/15/2014
Authors: Dustin G Poppendieck, Matthew P Schlegel, Andrew Keith Persily, Steven J Nabinger
Abstract: This letter report provides a project update reflecting the activities to date under the FY2013 interagency agreement between CPSC and NIST. The objective of that agreement is to develop testing and measurement protocols for determining the quantitie ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915634

90. Effectiveness of an in-duct electrostatic precipitator in nanoparticle removal with consideration of ozone emissions
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/15/2014
Authors: Dong H. Rim, Dustin G Poppendieck, Lance L. Wallace, Andrew Keith Persily
Abstract: Human exposure to ultrafine particles (UFP, < 100 nm) has been shown to have adverse health effects such as respiratory impacts and cardiovascular mortality. UFP concentrations can be elevated in occupied buildings due to prevalence of UFP sources wi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914097



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