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Life-Cycle Costing: A Guide for Selecting Energy Conservation Projects for Public Buildings

Life-Cycle Costing: A Guide for Selecting Energy Conservation Projects for Public Buildings

Date: September 1978
Creator: Ruegg, Rosalie T.; McConnaughey, John S.; Sav, G. Thomas & Hockenbery, Kimberly A.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards discussing the energy conservation of public buildings. As stated in the introduction, "this report focuses on the establishment of a technically correct, practical, standardized approach for evaluating proposed energy conservation improvements in public buildings" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Geographical Variation in the Heating and Cooling Requirements of a Typical Single-Family House, and Correlation of These Requirements to Degree Days

Geographical Variation in the Heating and Cooling Requirements of a Typical Single-Family House, and Correlation of These Requirements to Degree Days

Date: November 1978
Creator: Arens, Edward A. & Carroll, William L.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the heating and cooling requirements for single-family homes. These requirements are determined from "Test Reference Year," or TRY data and long-term geographic climate information. This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
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Determining Cost-Effective Insulation Levels for Masonry and Wood-Frame Walls in New Single-Family Housing

Determining Cost-Effective Insulation Levels for Masonry and Wood-Frame Walls in New Single-Family Housing

Date: August 1981
Creator: Petersen, Stephen R.; Barnes, Kimberly A. & Peavy, Bradley A.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calculations for cost-effective insulation in single-family housing. Different calculations are made with regards to location, energy pricing, heating and cooling equipment available, and financial criteria. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Energy Measurement in the Standard Penetration Test

Energy Measurement in the Standard Penetration Test

Date: August 1981
Creator: Kovacs, William D.; Salomone, Lawrence A. & Yokel, Felix Y.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over standard penetration testing. The history, limitations, and testing procedures are presented. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Performance of the Norris Cotton Federal Office Building for the First 3 Years of Operation

Performance of the Norris Cotton Federal Office Building for the First 3 Years of Operation

Date: August 1981
Creator: Hill, James Edward; May, William B., Jr.; Richtmyer, Thomas E.; Elder, Jacqueline; Tibbott, Robert L.; Yonemura, Gary T. et al.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over use of the Norris Cotton Federal Building. The report focuses on the energy conservation features of the building. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Organization of Building Standards Systematic Techniques for Scope and Arrangement

Organization of Building Standards Systematic Techniques for Scope and Arrangement

Date: September 1981
Creator: Harris, James Robert & Wright, Richard Newport
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the organization of standards for quick and reliable access. Organizational developments are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
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Analytical and Experimental Analysis of Procedures for Testing Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems

Analytical and Experimental Analysis of Procedures for Testing Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems

Date: February 1982
Creator: Fanney, A. H.; Thomas, W. C.; Scarbrough, C. A. & Terlizzi, C. P.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over testing procedures used for solar domestic water heating systems. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Application of Method of Characteristics to Model the Transport of Discrete Solids in Partially-Filled Pipe Flow

Application of Method of Characteristics to Model the Transport of Discrete Solids in Partially-Filled Pipe Flow

Date: February 1982
Creator: Swaffield, J. A.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over transporting discrete solids in partially-filled flow pipes. The methods and application of drainage flow are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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The Development and Evaluation of Effective Symbol Signs

The Development and Evaluation of Effective Symbol Signs

Date: May 1982
Creator: Collins, Belinda Lowenhaupt
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the history and development of sign systems in the United States. The research and development of more effective systems are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Investigation of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse

Investigation of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse

Date: May 1982
Creator: Marhsall, Richard D.; Pfrang, E. O.; Leyendecker, Edgar V.; Woodward, K. A.; Reed, R. P.; Kasen, M. B. et al.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigations conducted on construction failures of two suspended walkways in a Kansas City hotel. Details of the investigation are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Load Displacement Characteristics of Shallow Soil Anchors

Load Displacement Characteristics of Shallow Soil Anchors

Date: May 1982
Creator: Yokel, Felix Y.; Chung, Riley M.; Rankin, Frank A. & Yancey, Charles W. C.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on load displacement of shallow soil anchors. Characteristics and testing methods are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
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An Evaluation of Thermal Energy Conservation Schemes for an Experimental Masonry Building

An Evaluation of Thermal Energy Conservation Schemes for an Experimental Masonry Building

Date: July 1982
Creator: Gujral, Parambir S.; Clark, Raymond J. & Burch, Douglas M.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over experiments conducted on a masonry building constructed inside an environmental chamber at the NBS. Different climactic conditions were simulated and the thermal response of the building was evaluated. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Investigation of Construction Failure of Harbour Cay Condominium in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Investigation of Construction Failure of Harbour Cay Condominium in Cocoa Beach, Florida

Date: August 1982
Creator: Lew, H. S.; Carino, N. J.; Fattal, S. G. & Batts, M. E.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigations of construction failure in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Factors for the construction failure are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Investigation of Construction Failure of Reinforced Concrete Cooling Tower at Willow Island, West Virginia

Investigation of Construction Failure of Reinforced Concrete Cooling Tower at Willow Island, West Virginia

Date: September 1982
Creator: Lew, H. S.; Fattal, S. G.; Shaver, J. R.; Reinhold, T. A. & Hunt, B. J.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigation of the collapse of a concrete cooling tower on Willow Island, West Virginia. Results of field, and laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Performance Criteria for Solar Heating and Cooling Systems in Residential Buildings

Performance Criteria for Solar Heating and Cooling Systems in Residential Buildings

Date: September 1982
Creator: United States. Bureau of Standards.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over solar heating and cooling systems in residential buildings. The performance criteria for solar systems are discussed. This report includes illustrations.
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Thermal Behavior of Fine-Grained Soils

Thermal Behavior of Fine-Grained Soils

Date: November 1982
Creator: Salomone, Lawrence A.; Kovacs, William D. & Wechsler, Herbert
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over thermal tests conducted on soil samples. The results of the laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs.
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Errata Sheet Number 1 for National Bureau of Standards Building Science Series 144, September 1983

Errata Sheet Number 1 for National Bureau of Standards Building Science Series 144, September 1983

Date: January 19, 1983
Creator: Crenshaw, Richard & Clark, Roy E.
Description: Errata sheet for a report issued by the National Bureau of Standards containing corrections to be added to NBS Bulletin 144.
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Evaluation of Construction Loads in Multistory Concrete Buildings

Evaluation of Construction Loads in Multistory Concrete Buildings

Date: February 1983
Creator: Fattal, S. G.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over construction loads of multistory concrete buildings. Evaluations of the construction loads are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
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A Daylighting Model for Building Energy Simulation

A Daylighting Model for Building Energy Simulation

Date: March 1983
Creator: Gillette, Gary
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the energy performance of a day-lighted building. The different models and functions are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
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Turbulent Wind Effects on Tension Leg Platform Surge

Turbulent Wind Effects on Tension Leg Platform Surge

Date: March 1983
Creator: Simiu, Emil & Leigh, Stefan D.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards on "surge response to turbulent wind in the presence of current and waves" (p. iii). Methods for estimating surge response are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
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Low-Voltage Room Thermostat Performance

Low-Voltage Room Thermostat Performance

Date: April 1983
Creator: Kao, James Y.; Sushinsky, George; Didion, David A.; Mastascusa, E. J. & Chi, Joseph
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over low voltage electric thermostats. Thermostat test results are discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
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Computer Modeling of the Vapor Compression Cycle with Constant Flow Area Expansion Device

Computer Modeling of the Vapor Compression Cycle with Constant Flow Area Expansion Device

Date: May 1983
Creator: Domanski, Piotr & Didion, David A.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on vapor compression cycles. Methods of operation are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
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Wind Loading and Strength of Cladding Glass

Wind Loading and Strength of Cladding Glass

Date: May 1983
Creator: Reed, Dorothy A. & Simiu, Emil
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on glass cladding behavior under wind loads. Procedures for investigating cladding behavior are discussed. This report includes graphs, illustrations, and photographs.
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Annual Variation of Temperature Field and Heat Transfer Under Heated Ground Surfaces (Slab-on-Grade Floor Heat Loss Calculation)

Annual Variation of Temperature Field and Heat Transfer Under Heated Ground Surfaces (Slab-on-Grade Floor Heat Loss Calculation)

Date: June 1983
Creator: Kusuda, Tamami; Piet, O. & Bean, J. W.
Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on sub-surface temperatures and heat transfer. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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