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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effectiveness of Solar Shading for an Office Building

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the effectiveness of solar screens on office buildings. The effectiveness of solar shading is discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1984
Creator: Treado, S. J.; Barnett, J. & Remmert, W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ring-On-Ring Tests and Load Capacity of Cladding Glass

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the load capacity of cladding glass. Testing methods are discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: August 1984
Creator: Simiu, Emil; Reed, Dorothy A.; Yancey, Charles W. C.; Martin, Jonathan W.; Hendrickson, Erik M.; Gonzalez, Armando C. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Potential Energy Savings in Residential Oil-Fired Heating Systems in the United States

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the potential energy savings of residential heating systems. The results of oil-fired heating systems are discussed. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
Date: December 1984
Creator: Kelly, George E.; Didion, David A.; Quigley, D. & Collins, B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineering Aspects of the September 19, 1985 Mexico Earthquake

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the 1985 Mexico earthquake. The rescue efforts and damage assessments are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1987
Creator: Stone, William C.; Yokel, Felix Y.; Celebi, Mehmet; Hanks, Thomas & Leyendecker, Edgar V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thermal Behavior of Fine-Grained Soils

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.
Date: November 1982
Creator: Salomone, Lawrence A.; Kovacs, William D. & Wechsler, Herbert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Turbulent Wind Effects on Tension Leg Platform Surge

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.
Date: March 1983
Creator: Simiu, Emil & Leigh, Stefan D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calibration of Temperature Measurement Systems Installed in Buildings

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calibration of thermometers for accurate temperature measurements in buildings. Methods of on-site calibration are discussed. This report includes graphs, and illustrations.
Date: January 1984
Creator: Hurley, C. Warren & Schooley, James F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Organization of Building Standards Systematic Techniques for Scope and Arrangement

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.
Date: September 1981
Creator: Harris, James Robert & Wright, Richard Newport
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

On-Site Calibration of Flow Metering Systems Installed in Buildings

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over calibration of flow-metering systems. Methods for on-site calibration are discussed. This report includes illustrations.
Date: January 1984
Creator: Baker, David W. & Hurley, C. Warren
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department