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Opportunity at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

HVAC&R Equipment for High Performance Buildings

Location

Engineering Laboratory, Building Environment Division

RO# Location
50.73.21.B7567 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Domanski, Piotr A. piotr.domanski@nist.gov 301.975.5877

Description

Research focuses on ways and means that reduce energy consumption for comfort cooling, heating, and refrigeration equipment in new and existing buildings. The scope of the research program includes (1) assessment of low-GWP refrigerants and alternative cooling technologies; (2) experimental and analytical studies of novel/integrated systems and components; (3) development of advanced modeling and optimization tools for efficiency improvement; and (4) development, implementation, and assessment of commissioning procedures and fault detection and diagnostic schemes.

 

Keywords:
Air conditioning; Fault detection; Low-GWP refrigerants; Modeling; Optimization; Refrigeration; Thermal systems; Thermodynamics;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Regular applicants
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