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41. Annex 47 Extended Project Summary
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1750
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/17/2012
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, Daniel Choiniere
Abstract: In 2006, researchers from 22 organizations in ten countries began a joint effort to enable the cost-effective commissioning of existing and future buildings to improve the buildings‰ operating performance. The commissioning techniques developed thro ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910906

42. Annex 47 Report 1: Commissioning Overview
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1725
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/1/2011
Authors: Chlo? Legris, Daniel Choiniere, Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti
Abstract: This report summarizes part of the work of IEA-ECBCS Annex 47 Cost-Effective Commissioning of Existing and Low Energy Buildings. It is based on the research findings from the participating countries. The publication is an official Annex report. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908326

43. Area-Specific Airflow Rates for Evaluating the Impacts of VOC Emissions in U.S. Single-Family Homes
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/12/2013
Authors: Wenhao Chen, Andrew Keith Persily, Alfred T Hodgson, Francis J Offerman, Dustin G Poppendieck, Kazukiyo Kumagai
Abstract: Product loading ratio and area-specific airflow rate are among the key parameters required for indoor air quality (IAQ) modeling and exposure health assessment of building product emissions. This paper analyzes product loading ratio variations and g ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914447

44. Assessing the Measurement Uncertainty of Thermophysical Properties
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/2/2009
Author: Robert R Zarr
Abstract: A generalized approach for the expression of measurement uncertainty consistent with current international practice is presented. The approach is applicable to all kinds of quantitative measurements including measurements of thermophysical propertie ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902139

45. Assessing the shelf-life of a prototype reference material for product emissions testing
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 5/2/2011
Authors: Cynthia H. Reed, Daniel Victor Samarov, Dennis D Leber, Zhe Liu, John Little
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Virginia Tech (VT) are developing a volatile organic compound (VOC) reference material to validate product emissions chamber testing. To verify the storage method of the material and deter ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907787

46. Assessment of Factors Affecting Fire Performance of Mattresses: A Review
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/3/2012
Authors: Rick D Davis, Shonali Nazare, Kathryn M Butler
Abstract: An in-depth analysis of U.S. residential fire statistics shows that although the total number of fires and deaths due to mattress fires has dropped as a result of several regulatory approaches, the mattress/bedding fires continue to account for one ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912268

47. Assessment of the glassy phase reactivity in fly ashes used for geopolymer cements
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 6/1/2013
Authors: Paul E Stutzman, Katherine Aughenbaugh, Maria Juenger
Abstract: Geopolymer cements have not found widespread use as a portland cement replacement, in part due to the difficulty in proportioning mixtures in a reliable manner. Unlike portland cements, which are mixed with water, geopolymer cements contain caus ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912406

48. Baseline Structural Performance and Aircraft Impact Damage Analysis of the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-2)
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-2
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 12/1/2005
Author: Fahim Sadek
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=101012

49. Baseline Structural Performance and Aircraft Impact Damage Analysis of the World Trade Center Towers. Federal Building and Fire Safety Investigation of the World Trade Center Disaster (NIST NCSTAR 1-2) ***DRAFT for Public Comments***
Series: National Construction Safety Team Act Reports (NIST NCSTAR)
Report Number: 1-2
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/1/2005
Author: Fahim Sadek
Abstract: The baseline structural performance and aircraft impact damage analysis of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Investigation of the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster had two primary tasks: (1) to develop reference structural mod ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909038

50. Benefit-Cost Analysis of Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Topic: Building and Fire Research
Published: 9/2/2007
Authors: David T Butry, M H. Brown, S Fuller
Abstract: This report documents a benefit-cost analysis performed to measure the expected present value of net benefits resulting from the installation of a multipurpose network fire sprinkler system in a newly-constructed, single-family house. The benefits an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860105



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