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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

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.
Date: November 1978
Creator: Arens, Edward A. & Carroll, William L.
Item Type: Report

The Development and Evaluation of Effective Symbol Signs

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.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Collins, Belinda Lowenhaupt
Item Type: Report

A Daylighting Model for Building Energy Simulation

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.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Gillette, Gary
Item Type: Report

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

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.
Date: July 1982
Creator: Gujral, Parambir S.; Clark, Raymond J. & Burch, Douglas M.
Item Type: Report

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

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.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Hill, James Edward; May, William B., Jr.; Richtmyer, Thomas E.; Elder, Jacqueline; Tibbott, Robert L.; Yonemura, Gary T. et al.
Item Type: Report

Low-Voltage Room Thermostat Performance

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.
Date: April 1983
Creator: Kao, James Y.; Sushinsky, George; Didion, David A.; Mastascusa, E. J. & Chi, Joseph
Item Type: Report

Energy Measurement in the Standard Penetration Test

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.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Kovacs, William D.; Salomone, Lawrence A. & Yokel, Felix Y.
Item Type: Report

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

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.
Date: September 1982
Creator: Lew, H. S.; Fattal, S. G.; Shaver, J. R.; Reinhold, T. A. & Hunt, B. J.
Item Type: Report

Investigation of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse

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.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Marhsall, Richard D.; Pfrang, E. O.; Leyendecker, Edgar V.; Woodward, K. A.; Reed, R. P.; Kasen, M. B. et al.
Item Type: Report

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

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.
Date: August 1981
Creator: Petersen, Stephen R.; Barnes, Kimberly A. & Peavy, Bradley A.
Item Type: Report

Wind Loading and Strength of Cladding Glass

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.
Date: May 1983
Creator: Reed, Dorothy A. & Simiu, Emil
Item Type: Report

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

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.
Date: September 1978
Creator: Ruegg, Rosalie T.; McConnaughey, John S.; Sav, G. Thomas & Hockenbery, Kimberly A.
Item Type: Report