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View Resource Underfloor Air Technology

Underfloor Air Technology is "a method of delivering space conditioning in offices and other commercial buildings that is increasingly being considered as a serious alternative to conventional ceiling-based air distribution systems." The Center for the Built Environment at the University of California, Berkeley conducts research on this form of air conditioning to determine its advantages. There...
View Resource Building and Fire Research Portal

The National Institute of Science and Technology’s (NIST) building and fire research programs look to forecast the needs of the building and fire industries in the United States, and provide tools for innovative technologies. This web site is loaded with fresh ideas about net-zero energy high-performance buildings, construction productivity, sustainable infrastructure materials, fire protection,...