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1. Design Challenges of the NIST Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1847
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 3/26/2015
Authors: Betsy Pettit, Cathy Gates, Arthur Hunter Fanney, William M Healy
Abstract: Homeowners and builders have increasingly strived to build low energy use and environmentally friendly homes. As materials and equipment have improved, energy reduction as a goal has increasingly been replaced with the goal of net-zero energy use. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916412

2. The Effect of Piping Heat Losses on the Efficiency of Solar Thermal Water Heating in a Net-Zero Energy Home
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 1/28/2015
Authors: Tania Ullah, William M Healy
Abstract: This study evaluates the thermal performance of an dual-tank domestic hot water (DHW) system designed for a net-zero home at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg Maryland campus. Hot water demand for a virtual family of fo ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916397

3. DECISION GUIDANCE METHODOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING USING PROCESS ANALYTICS FORMALISM
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 11/25/2014
Authors: Guodong Shao, Alexander Brodsky, Seungjun Shin, Duck Bong Kim
Abstract: Sustainable manufacturing has significant impact on a company‰s business performance and competitiveness in today‰s world. A growing number of manufacturing industries are initiating efforts to address sustainability issues; however, to achieve a hig ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914863

4. Green Button: Building an Interoperable Ecosystem
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 11/25/2014
Authors: Martin J Burns, John A Teeter, David A Wollman
Abstract: Our goal in the Green Button Initiative is to provide electricity customers with easy access to their energy usage data in a consumer-friendly and computer-friendly format, and to develop an interoperable ecosystem for utilities, manufacturers, and c ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=917538

5. Large-area irradiance-mode spectral response measurements of solar cells by a light-emitting-diode- based integrating sphere source
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 5/30/2014
Authors: Behrang H Hamadani, John F Roller, Andrew M Shore, Brian P Dougherty, Howard W Yoon
Abstract: An irradiance-mode absolute differential spectral response measurement system based on a light emitting diode (LED) array is described. The LEDs are coupled to an integrating sphere whose output irradiance is uniform to better than 2 % over an ar ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915298

6. Residential Home Performance Contracting Round Robin Guidelines
Series: Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR)
Report Number: 14-976
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 4/17/2014
Authors: Michael Lubliner, Rick Kunkle, David Hales, Melinda Spencer
Abstract: These guidelines describe the important considerations for planning, conducting, analyzing, and disseminating the results of a Home Performance Contactor (HPC) round robin study of a specific aspect of the HPC industry services. The round robin study ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915983

7. Normalized Performance Parameters for a Residential Heat Pump in the Cooling Mode with Single Faults Imposed
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 3/3/2014
Authors: William V Payne, Jin Min Cho, Piotr A Domanski
Abstract: The performance of a residential split heat pump in the cooling mode operating under nine faults was described using normalized performance parameters determined from a ratio of the faulty value to the no-fault value obtained from heat pump tests in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910617

8. Power Supply Issues for Wireless Sensor Networks: A Review
Topic: Energy Conservation
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

9. A THERMODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF REFRIGERANTS: PERFORMANCE LIMITS OF THE VAPOR COMPRESSION CYCLE
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 10/24/2013
Authors: Piotr A Domanski, J S Brown, Janusz Wojtusiak, Mark O McLinden
Abstract: This paper explores the thermodynamic performance limits of the vapor compression cycle. In particular, we apply evolutionary algorithms to explore the performance of thousands of hypothetical refrigerants defined by their thermodynamic parameter ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913958

10. Energy Performance of the NIST Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility relative to a Maryland Code- Compliant Design
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1166
Topic: Energy Conservation
Published: 9/30/2013
Author: Joshua D Kneifel
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) received funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to construct a Net Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF). The initial goal of the NZERTF is to demonstra ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914536



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