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Programs and Projects
Fault Detection and Diagnostics for Commercial Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems Project

NIST is working to measure and improve the operational performance of commercial buildings by leveraging previously untapped capabilities within … more

Intelligent Building Agents Project

Achieving national goals of net zero energy buildings requires substantial reduction in the energy consumption of commercial building systems. … more

Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project

Building systems commissioning processes applied at the design phase and throughout the building life cycle have been shown to effectively improve … more

Fault Detection and Diagnosis for Air-Conditioners and Heat Pumps Project

Fault detection and diagnostic (FDD) methods are receiving increasing consideration for application in space-conditioning equipment. It is … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid Project

New measurement science and industry standards are needed to enable building systems and consumers to interact with a future “smart grid,” which … more

Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program

The objective of the Embedded Intelligence in Buildings Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science that will improve building … more

Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed

The NIST Virtual Cybernetic Building Testbed (VCBT) is a whole building emulator designed with enough flexibility to be capable of reproducibly … more

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