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11. NIST Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program Winter, Spring, and Fall 1994 Comparability Studies: Results for Round Robins XXX, XXXI, and XXXII Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum and Round Robins 5 and 6 Ascorbic Acid in Human Serum
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7880-30
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/30/2014
Authors: Jeanice M Brown Thomas, Margaret C Kline, Katherine E Sharpless, S A. Margolis
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology coordinates the Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program (MMQAP) for laboratories that measure fat- and water-soluble vitamins and carotenoids in human serum and plasma. This report desc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916647

12. Carbon Monoxide Exposure from Portable Generators
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/28/2014
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, Andrew Keith Persily, Liangzhu Wang
Abstract: Serious concerns exist about the hazard of acute residential carbon monoxide (CO) exposures from portable gasoline-powered generators, which can result in death or serious adverse health effects. As of April 23, 2013 and as shown in Figure 1, the U.S ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916491

13. Proceedings of the Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing Workshop Volume I. Position Papers and Findings
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/21/2014
Authors: Bilal Ayyub, Gerald Galloway, Richard Wright
Abstract: This report documents the effort launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop, organize, and convene a workshop on sustainability to promote the adoption and use of sustainable construction and manufacturing and gu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917437

14. Proceedings of the Measurement Science for Sustainable Construction and Manufacturing Workshop Volume II. Presentations
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/20/2014
Authors: Bilal Ayyub, Gerald Galloway, Richard Wright
Abstract: This report documents the effort launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop, organize, and convene a workshop on sustainability to promote the adoption and use of sustainable construction and manufacturing and gu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917458

15. Sensitivity Analysis of Installation Faults on Heat Pump Performance
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1848
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 10/8/2014
Authors: Piotr A Domanski, Hugh Henderson, William V Payne
Abstract: Numerous studies and surveys indicated that typically-installed HVAC equipment operates inefficiently and wastes considerable energy due to different installation errors (faults), e.g., improper refrigerant charge, incorrect airflow, oversized eq ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916511

16. Roadmap for Building Commissioning Research Workshop Summary Report
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1849
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 9/30/2014
Authors: Natascha Sylvia Milesi-Ferretti, David Shipley, Walter Zalis, Steven T Bushby
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of the Building Commissioning Research and Measurement Science Needs Webinar Workshop held on April 29, 2014, sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This effort supports ongoing research in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916519

17. Elucidating the Effects of Adsorbent Flexibility on Fluid Adsorption Using Simple Models and Flat-Histogram Sampling Methods
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 6/24/2014
Authors: Vincent K Shen, Daniel W Siderius
Abstract: Using flat-histogram Monte Carlo methods, we investigate the adsorptive behavior of the square-well fluid in two simple slit-pore- like models intended to capture fundamental characteristics of flexible adsorbent materials. The models require thermo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915704

18. Power Supply Issues for Wireless Sensor Networks: A Review
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 3/1/2014
Authors: Wenqi Guo, William M Healy, Mengchu Zhou
Abstract: Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have enabled numerous embedded wireless applications in different areas such as military/battlefield, environmental monitoring, and intelligent building systems. They consist of a large number of nodes that need to ope ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911922

19. Constant pressure primary flow standard for gas flows from 0.01 cm^u3^/min to 100 cm^u3^/min (10^u-8^ mol/s to 10^u-5^ mol/s)
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 12/17/2013
Authors: Robert F Berg, Gooding Timothy, Robert Edward Vest
Abstract: We describe a flow meter for gas flows in the range from 0.01 sccm to 100 sccm with a relative standard uncertainty of 0.03 % at 1 sccm. (1 sccm ≈ 1 cm3/min of an ideal gas at 101325 Pa and 0 C ≈ 0.7 mol/s.) The flow meter calibrates a se ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914154

20. Application of a Natural Ventilation System Design Tool To A School Building
Topic: High Performance Buildings
Published: 11/8/2013
Authors: Steven J Emmerich, William S Dols, Brian J Polidoro
Abstract: A software tool to aid in the design of natural ventilation systems has recently been udpated. This update implements a general method for sizing of natural ventilation components, which allows direct consideration of stack and wind-driven airflow. T ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911004



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