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Advisory Council on Historic Preservation - The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our nation's historic resources, and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy. [Ad Hoc Organizations]

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Bridges - Science Tracer Bullet - Bridges - Science Tracer Bullets - Research Finding Aids from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Services. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Building Energy Software Tools Directory - Locate software for sustainable design, improving energy efficiency, or incorporating renewable energy concepts in buildings [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

Building Technologies Research and Integration Center - Focuses on energy efficient technologies in support of DOE's goal to maximize cost effective energy efficiency in homes and commercial buildings. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Building Technologies at Lawrence Berkeley - Provides a research paper database, publications, software tools, and international resources on the energy efficiency of buildings. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Building and Fire Research Portal - NIST building researchers help test and standardize new building materials, techniques, technologies, and designs, while the Institute's fire researchers work on the means to save lives and reduce property losses by testing and standardizing new materials, techniques, technologies, and designs related to fire. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)]

Buildings Research - Carries out research to improve the energy efficiency of buildings and to accelerate the use of renewable energy technologies within the next decade [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)]

Buildings and Building Engineering: Past and Present -Science Tracer Bullet - Finding guide from the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Center for the Built Environment (CBE) - Provides innovative building technologies to improve the environmental quality, energy efficiency, and workplace productivity of commercial buildings [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

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Disaster and Failure Studies - NIST studies disaster and failure events because it is essential to improving the performance of buildings and infrastructure, the safety of building occupants, and the associated evacuation and emergency response procedures. These NIST studies also help assess the adequacy of codes, standards, and practices, and the state-of-knowledge in these areas. In addition, the results help minimize future risk and increase safety. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

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Efficient Windows Collaborative (EWC) - Provides unbiased information on the benefits of energy-efficient windows, descriptions of how they work, and recommendations for their selection and use [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (eLCOSH) - Offers articles and information related to hazards, job sites, trades, and training [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)]

Engineering - making imagination real - Conducts research, development, and demonstrations to increase the quality of and user satisfaction with commercial buildings and integrated building systems, while improving cost, time, and energy-efficiency [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Environmental Energy Technologies (LBNL) - Performs analysis, research, and development leading to better energy technologies and the reduction of adverse energy-related environmental impacts [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

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Fire on the Web - Fire on the Web is a collection of resources from the Engineering Laboratory's Fire Research Division at NIST. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

Firewise - National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Program [Multiple agencies involved, National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Program]

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Global Standards Information - The Global Standards Information website is the gateway to a wealth of standards and conformity assessment information to help one compete successfully in the global marketplace. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Standards Coordination Office (SCO)]

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Heat Transmission Properties of Insulating and Building Materials - A valuable reference for building designers, material manufacturers, and researchers in the thermal design of building components and equipment [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

Home Energy Saver - Calculate how to save energy in your home by locality, home design, appliances and equipment. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

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Laboratories for the 21st Century (Labs21) - Offers help in improving laboratory energy and water efficiency, encouraging the use of renewable energy sources, and promoting environmental stewardship [Multiple agencies involved]

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Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER) - Engineering solutions for earthquake loss reduction [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Engineering Research Centers (ERC)]

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NIST Charleston Furniture Store Fire Investigation - A website detailing the NIST investigation of the June 18, 2007, furniture warehouse fire in Charleston, SC, that killed nine firefighters. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Contributions to 2005 Hurricane Damage Study - A webpage describing NIST contributions to a multiagency study of damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Dallas Cowboys Practice Facility Collapse Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the May 2, 2009, collapse of the Dallas Cowboys indoor practice facility in Irving, Texas. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the July 17, 1981, collapse of a walkway at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Jarrell Tornado Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the May 27, 1997, tornadoes in Jarrell, Texas, that led to the creation of the Enhanced Fujita scale for measuring tornado strength. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Joplin Tornado Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Kobe Earthquake Study - A webpage describing the NIST study of the structural damage from the January 17,1995, Kobe, Japan, earthquake. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST L'Ambiance Plaza Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the April 23, 1987, collapse of the L'Ambiance Plaza building in Bridgeport, Ct. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Loma Prieta Earthquake Study - A webpage describing the NIST study of the structural damage from the October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta, Calif., earthquake. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Mexico City Earthquake Study - A webpage describing the NIST study of the structural damage from the September 19, 1985, Mexico City earthquake. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Northridge Earthquake Study - A webpage describing the NIST study of the structural damage from the January 17,1994, Northridge, Calif., earthquake. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Rhode Island Nightclub Fire Investigation - A webpage describing the NIST investigation of the February 20, 2003, fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, RI, that killed 100. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST Wildland Fire Research Activities - A webpage with links to NIST research activities focused on mitigating the impacts of Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) wildfires. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

NIST World Trade Center Investigation - A comprehensive website detailing NIST's six-year technical investigation of the collapses of three buildings at New York's World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001: WTC 1 and 2 (the Towers) and WTC 7. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) - This webpage describes the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) whose four member agancies -- NIST, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the US Geological Survey (USGS) -- work in close coordination to improve the nation's understanding of earthquake hazards and to mitigate their effects [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF) - The Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility (NZERTF) is a unique laboratory at NIST's headquarters in Gaithersburg, Md. This facility allows researchers to test various high-efficiency and alternative energy systems, materials, and designs. The goal is to demonstrate that a net-zero energy house—one that produces as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year—can fit into any neighborhood. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

Notify U.S (National Center for Standards and Certification Information) - Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail registration service that offers U.S. entities (citizens, industries, organizations) an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect their businesses and their access to international markets. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Standards Coordination Office (SCO)]

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Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy - DOE offices and programs dedicated to clean, rabundant, eliable, and affordable energy [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

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PNNL Buildings Program - Develops automated diagnostics for building applications to dramatically improve the energy efficiency of buildings and reduce their environmental footprint. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center - Developing seismic design technologies to meet the diverse economic and safety needs of owners and society [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Engineering Research Centers (ERC)]

Public Safety/Security Portal - From helping to develop technologies that detect explosives and locate survivors in a collapsed building to video software that identifies criminals and high endurance building materials, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to keep people safe. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

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Shock and Vibration Information Analysis Center (SAVIAC) - Focuses on the engineering tools and techniques needed for the design, analysis and testing of systems subjected to dynamic conditions and loading [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), The center is a jointly-funded activity sponsored by the US Army, Navy, Air]

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The Collapse of the Silver Bridge - Information on what caused the collapse of the Silver Bridge [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)]

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Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory - A virtual laboratory for evaluating and optimizing cement-based materials [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

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Windows and Daylighting - Overviews DOE research on new window design and the use of daylighting in buildings [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]