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High Performance Buildings Instruments

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Building Integrated Photovoltaic Testbed
Last Modified: 05/16/2014

The long term performance of building integrated photovoltaic panels is measured "in-situ"using the Building Integrated Photovoltaic Testbed, … more

HVAC&R Equipment Environmental Chambers
Last Modified: 11/15/2011

Large "Truck" Chamber The large "truck" chamber provides controlled air conditions from -7 °C (20 °F) to 65 °C (150 °F). Air-Conditioner and Heat … more

Line Heat-Source Guarded Hot Plate
Last Modified: 03/06/2012

The 1-meter guarded hot-plate apparatus measures thermal conductivity of building insulation. This facility provides for absolute measurement of … more

Micro-Combined Heat and Power Device Test Facility
Last Modified: 05/16/2014

NIST has developed a test facility for micro-combined heat and power (micro-CHP) devices to measure their performance over a range of different … more

Mobile Solar Tracker Facility
Last Modified: 05/16/2014

NIST's mobile solar tracking facility is used to characterize the electrical performance of photovoltaic panels. It incorporates meteorological … more

Roof Photovoltaic Test Facility
Last Modified: 11/15/2011

In order to accurately predict the annual energy production of photovoltaic systems for any given geographical location, building orientation, and … more

The Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility
Last Modified: 03/14/2014

The Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF) is a unique laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in … more

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