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USE OF VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS AND INTERACTION WITH STANDARDS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

USE OF VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS AND INTERACTION WITH STANDARDS USE OF VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS AND INTERACTION WITH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS USE OF VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS AND INTERACTION WITH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS Purpose This procedure identifies the process by which DOE adopts Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs) and provides guidance for the interaction of DOE and contractor employees with Standards Development Organizations (SDOs). Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interaction with Standards Development Organizations (TSPP-03) More Documents & Publications DOE-TSPP-3, Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interaction with Standards Development Organizations - August 1, 2000 DOE-TSPP-3, Use of Non-Government Standards and Interaction with Non-Government Standards Bodies - July 1, 2009

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Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE-TSPP-8-2013 DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS September 2013 PROGRAM PROCEDURES CONVERTING DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS U.S. Department of Energy Office of...

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Economic analysis in support of proposed interim energy conservation voluntary performance standards for new non-federal residential buildings: Volume 6  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of this document is to present an analysis of the impacts of the proposed voluntary energy conservation standard fr the construction of new residential buildings. This analysis examines the impacts of having the proposed residential standard apply immediately and, alternatively, having the proposed standard phased in over a five-year period.

NONE

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental assessment in support of proposed interim energy conservation voluntary performance standards for new non-federal residential buildings: Volume 7  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this environmental assessment (EA) is to identify the potential environmental impacts that could result from the proposed voluntary residential standard (VOLRES) on private sector construction of new residential buildings. In this report, the scope, objectives, and approach of this EA are presented.

NONE

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE-TSPP-3, Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interaction...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3, Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interaction with Standards Development Organizations - August 1, 2000 DOE-TSPP-3, Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interaction...

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A NEW APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT OF VOLUNTARY DECOMISSIONING STANDARDS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of the Decontamination, Decommissioning, and Reutilization (DDR) Division of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) is to advance the technology of decontamination, decommissioning, and reutilization of nuclear and former nuclear installations, materials, facilities, and sites [1]. This includes sharing collective decommissioning experiences and lessons learned with others in the industry. An integral part of the work of the DDR Division is the preparation of voluntary decommissioning standards through its recently re-established DDR Standards Committee. This Committee intends to support development of various standards with other divisions of the ANS. The Committee also intends to participate with external organizations to disseminate information and lessons learned regarding decontamination activities, and participate in the development of voluntary decommissioning standards. External organizations, such as ASTM International, are involved in the development of consensus standards for nuclear decommissioning work. This paper describes the work of the DDR Standards Committee on a new co-operative initiative with ASTM International to develop voluntary consensus standards for nuclear decommissioning work.

Lawrence M. Zull; Richard H. Meservey; Lawrence E. Boing

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE-TSPP-8-2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Procedures (TSPP) - September 16, 2013 This procedure provides guidance on the conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs). This procedure...

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Using Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interacting with Standards Development Organizations, TSPP-3  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3-2013 3-2013 DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS September 2013 PROGRAM PROCEDURES USING VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS AND INTERACTING WITH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Safety Washington, D.C. 20585 DOE-TSPP-3-2012 Standards Use / Participation September 2013 DOE Technical Standards Program CONTENTS 1. SCOPE ............................................................................................................................................ 1 1.1 Purpose ....................................................................................................................... 1 1.2 Applicability ................................................................................................................. 1

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DOE-TSPP-8-2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

-2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary -2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards DOE-TSPP-8-2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - September 16, 2013 This procedure provides guidance on the conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs). This procedure applies to all Department of Energy (DOE) Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as Technical Standards Program (TSP) participants) working to the requirements of the latest revision of DOE Order (O) 252.1A, Technical Standards Program. DOE-TSPP-8-2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards

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DOE-TSPP-3-2013, Using Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interacting With  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3-2013, Using Voluntary Consensus Standards and 3-2013, Using Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interacting With Standards Development Organizations DOE-TSPP-3-2013, Using Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interacting With Standards Development Organizations Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - September 16, 2013 This procedure identifies the process by which the Department of Energy (DOE) adopts Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs) and provides guidance for the interaction of DOE and contractor employees with Standards Development Organizations (SDOs). This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as Technical Standards Program (TSP) participants) working to the latest revision of DOE Order (O) 252.1A, Technical Standards

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DOE-TSPP-3, Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interaction with Standards Development Organizations- August 1, 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This procedure identifies the process by which DOE adopts Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs) and provides guidance for the interaction of DOE and contractor employees with Standards Development Organizations (SDOs).

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Environmental assessment in support of proposed voluntary energy conservation standard for new residential buildings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of this environmental assessment (EA) is to identify the potential environmental impacts that could result from the proposed voluntary residential standard (VOLRES) on private sector construction of new residential buildings. 49 refs., 15 tabs.

Hadley, D.L.; Parker, G.B.; Callaway, J.W.; Marsh, S.J.; Roop, J.M.; Taylor, Z.T.

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical support documentation for the Automated Residential Energy Standard (ARES) in support of proposed interim energy conservation voluntary performance standards for new non-federal residential buildings: Volume 2  

SciTech Connect

The Automated Residential Energy Standard (ARES) program is designed to identify levels of thermal integrity (e.g., insulation levels, glazing layers, equipment efficiencies, etc.) that are cost effective for typical residential structures and to create a residential energy standard based on these levels. This document contains technical background the explains the data and the algorithms used by the program.

NONE

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Background to the development process, Automated Residential Energy Standard (ARES) in support of proposed interim energy conservation voluntary performance standards for new non-federal residential buildings: Volume 3  

SciTech Connect

This report documents the development and testing of a set of recommendations generated to serve as a primary basis for the Congressionally-mandated residential standard. This report treats only the residential building recommendations.

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The promise and perils of private voluntary regulation: Labor standards and work organization in two Mexican garment factories  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

What role can corporate codes of conduct play in monitoring compliance with international labor standards and improving working conditions in global supply chains? How does this system of private voluntary regulation relate ...

Locke, Richard M.

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The Promise and Perils of Private Voluntary Regulation: Labor Standards and Work Organization in Two Mexican Garment Factories  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

What role can private voluntary regulation play in improving labor standards and working conditions in global supply chain factories? How does this system relate to and interact with other systems of labor regulation and ...

Locke, Richard M.

2009-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Adoption of Voluntary Environmental Standards: The Role of Signaling and Intrinsic Benefits in the Diffusion of the LEED Green Building Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We examine the role of signaling and of intrinsic benefits in the adoption of the individual elements of the voluntary LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards for green buildings. We use goodness-of-fit tests on data for all 442 LEED certified buildings and find that neither signaling nor pursuit of intrinsic benefits can independently explain the observed adoption pattern, but that a combination of the two factors can. We also find tentative evidence that the adoption decision is made sequentially: organizations first choose a level of certification (consistent with signaling), and then choose how many LEED elements to adopt given their chosen level of certification (consistent with pursuing intrinsic benefits). We relate our findings to some open questions in the literature on diffusion of technology and draw implications for the design and the future development of similar voluntary standards and eco-labels.

Charles J. Corbett; Suresh Muthulingam

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PV System Performance and Standards  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper presents a brief overview of the status and accomplishments during fiscal year (FY) 2005 of the Photovoltaic (PV) System Performance and Standards Subtask, which is part of the PV Systems Engineering Project (a joint NREL-Sandia project).

Osterwald, C. R.

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OMB Circular A-119 Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities; Notice  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8545 8545 Thursday February 19, 1998 Part IV Executive Office of the President Office of Management and Budget OMB Circular A-119; Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities; Notice 8546 Federal Register / Vol. 63, No. 33 / Thursday, February 19, 1998 / Notices EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT Office of Management and Budget OMB Circular A-119; Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, EOP. ACTION: Final Revision of Circular A- 119. SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has revised Circular A-119 on federal use and development of voluntary standards. OMB has revised this Circular in order to make

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Chapter 63 General Standards of Performance (Kentucky)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Kentucky Administrative Regulation Chapter 63, entitled Air Quality: General Standards of Performance, is promulgated under the authority of the Division of Air Quality within the Energy and...

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Energy Performance Standardization and Regulation in Europe:...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Energy Performance Standardization and Regulation in Europe: Trends and Challenges Speaker(s): Peter Wouters Date: July 5, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar HostPoint of...

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THE DIFFUSION OF VOLUNTARY INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT STANDARDS: RESPONSIBLE CARE, ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Saloner. 1988. "Compatibility Standards and the Market ofEhrenfeld. 2000. "Standard and smokescreen? Implementationof environmental management standards to the literature on

Delmas, Magali A; Montiel, Ivan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standards and Certification  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Standards and Certification. Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG). The Help America Vote Act instructed the Election ...

2013-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Control Performance Standard | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Related Terms Area Control Error References Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards An LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. inline...

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High Performance Building Standards in New State Construction  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In January 2008, New Jersey enacted legislation mandating the use of high performance green building standards in new state construction. The standard requires that new buildings larger than 15...

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Performance Standard for Wood-Based Structural-Use Panels  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... except that Structural I panels meet additional requirements in this Standard for cross-panel strength and stiffness and for racking load performance ...

2011-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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APPLICATION OF DOE-2 TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2 and DO:C-2". ASHRAE- DOE Conference on Thermal PerformanceLeighton, G. ; Ross, H. (1979). "DOE~2: A New State-of-the-Performance Standards". ASHRAE-DOE Conference on Thermal

Lokmanhekim, M.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High Performance Building Standards in State Buildings | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

High Performance Building Standards in State Buildings High Performance Building Standards in State Buildings High Performance Building Standards in State Buildings < Back Eligibility State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Commercial Heating & Cooling Design & Remodeling Bioenergy Manufacturing Buying & Making Electricity Solar Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Heating Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Oklahoma Program Type Energy Standards for Public Buildings Provider Oklahoma Department of Central Services In June 2008, the governor of Oklahoma signed [http://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/2007-08bills/HB/hb3394_enr.rtf HB 3394] requiring the state to develop a high-performance building certification program for state construction and renovation projects. The standard, which

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NREL PV System Performance and Standards Technical Progress  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This paper presents a brief overview of the status and accomplishments during Fiscal Year (FY)2004 of the Photovoltaic (PV) System Performance & Standards Subtask, which is part of PV Systems Engineering Project (a joint NREL-Sandia project).

Osterwald, C. R.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VOLUNTARY LEAVE TRANSFER PROGRAM  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

VOLUNTARY LEAVE TRANSFER PROGRAM VOLUNTARY LEAVE TRANSFER PROGRAM (Eligible employees are listed at the end of this narrative) Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program you can apply, based on a medical emergency, to receive annual leave donated by other employees. A medical emergency is generally defined as a medical condition of the employee or family member that is likely to keep you (the employee) away from work and cause a loss of pay of at least 24 hours. You are required to submit an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Form 630, Application to Become A Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program, through your supervisor to be considered for the program. The application must include an explanation of the reason the donation is needed (including a brief description of the

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Standards Activities of Organizations in the United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... of voluntary national techni- cal standards for advanced television. ... standards issues that are considered by international standards organizations. ...

2011-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Voting Systems Performance and Test Standards: An Overview  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

). This overview serves as a companion document for understanding and interpreting both Volume I, the performance provisions of the Standards, and Volume II, the testing specifications. Background The program to develop) produced a joint report, Effective Use of Computing Technology in Vote Tallying. This report concluded

Rivest, Ronald L.

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Control Performance Standards and Procedures for Interconnected Operation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents joint efforts of the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) and EPRI to develop new control area performance standards for operation of the North American Interconnections. These criteria will optimize operational efficiency of the Interconnections without impacting power system security.

1997-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Plant Emission Reductions Using a Generation Performance Standard  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Power Plant Emission Reductions Power Plant Emission Reductions Using a Generation Performance Standard by J. Alan Beamon, Tom Leckey, and Laura Martin There are many policy instruments available for reducing power plant emissions, and the choice of a policy will affect compliance decisions, costs, and prices faced by consumers. In a previous analysis, the Energy Information Administration analyzed the impacts of power sector caps on nitrogen oxides (NO x ), sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ), and carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions, assuming a policy instru- ment patterned after the SO 2 allowance program created in the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. 1 This report compares the results of that work with the results of an analysis that assumes the use of a dynamic generation performance standard (GPS) as an instrument for reducing CO 2 emissions. 2 In general, the results of the two analyses are similar: to reduce

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standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... About Circular A-119About Us. Standards. Definition of Standards. Finding Standards. Information on Biometrics Standards.

2012-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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A standardized approach to PV system performance model validation.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

PV performance models are used to predict how much energy a PV system will produce at a given location and subject to prescribed weather conditions. These models are commonly used by project developers to choose between module technologies and array designs (e.g., fixed tilt vs. tracking) for a given site or to choose between different geographic locations, and are used by the financial community to establish project viability. Available models can differ significantly in their underlying mathematical formulations and assumptions and in the options available to the analyst for setting up a simulation. Some models lack complete documentation and transparency, which can result in confusion on how to properly set up, run, and document a simulation. Furthermore, the quality and associated uncertainty of the available data upon which these models rely (e.g., irradiance, module parameters, etc.) is often quite variable and frequently undefined. For these reasons, many project developers and other industry users of these simulation tools have expressed concerns related to the confidence they place in PV performance model results. To address this problem, we propose a standardized method for the validation of PV system-level performance models and a set of guidelines for setting up these models and reporting results. This paper describes the basic elements for a standardized model validation process adapted especially for PV performance models, suggests a framework to implement the process, and presents an example of its application to a number of available PV performance models.

Stein, Joshua S.; Jester, Terry (Hudson Clean Energy Partners); Posbic, Jean (BP Solar); Kimber, Adrianne (First Solar); Cameron, Christopher P.; Bourne, Benjamin (SunPower Corporation)

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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APPLICATION OF DOE-2 TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS  

SciTech Connect

One important requirement emerging from national and international efforts to shift from our present energy-intensive way of life to an energy conservation mode is the development of standards for assessing and regulating energy use and performance in buildings. This paper describes a life-cycle-cost approach to Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) calculated by using DOE-2: The Energy Use Analysis of Buildings Computer Program. The procedure outlined raises important questions that must be answered before the energy budgets devised from this approach can be reliably used as a policy tool, The DOE-2 program was used to calculate the energy consumption in prototype buildings and in their modified versions in which energy conservation measures were effected. The energy use of a modified building with lowest life-cycle-cost determines the energy budget for all buildings of that type. These calculations were based on a number of assumptions that may be controversial. These assumptions regard accuracy of the model, comparison of the DOE-2 program with other programs, stability of the energy budget, and sensitivity of the results to variations in the building parameters.

Lokmanhekim, M.; Goldstein, D. B.; Levine, M. D.; Rosenfield, A. H.

1980-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the effectiveness of voluntary solid waste reduction policies: Methodology and a Flemish case study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the use of statistical techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of voluntary policy instruments for waste management. The voluntary character of these instruments implies that latent characteristics, unobserved by the analyst, might influence the subscription decision and might lead to biased estimates of the effectiveness of the policy instrument if standard techniques are used. We propose an extension of the difference-in-differences (DiD) estimator to evaluate the effectiveness of voluntary policy instruments, which is termed the dynamic difference-in-differences (or DDD) estimator. We illustrate the technique by estimating the effectiveness of voluntary cooperation agreements between the Flemish environmental administration and individual municipalities aimed at curbing residential solid waste. Using a dataset covering all 308 Flemish municipalities for the period 2000-2005, our results indicate that municipalities subscribing to the agreement accomplished less reduction of their waste levels compared to what could be expected on the basis of their own performance prior to subscription and the performance of the non-subscribers. This result might be explained by the rising marginal cost of extra residential solid waste reduction policies. In addition, there are indications that subscribing municipalities refrain from additional reduction efforts once the target waste level of the program is achieved. The more complicated DDD methodology is shown to generate additional insight over the ordinary DiD analysis.

Jaeger, Simon de [EHSAL - European University College Brussels, Stormstraat 2 (Belgium)], E-mail: simon.dejaeger@ehsal.be; Eyckmans, Johan [EHSAL - European University College Brussels, Stormstraat 2 (Belgium); K.U. Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studien (Belgium)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Technical Standards Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The DOE Technical Standards Program promotes the use of voluntary consensus standards at DOE, manages and facilitates DOE's efforts to develop and maintain necessary technical standards, and...

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Standards applicable to performance measurement of solar heating and cooling systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The advantage of the utilization of existing standards in the performance monitoring of solar heating and cooling systems is discussed. Existing applicable measurement standards and practices are listed.

Lior, N.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is a unique, collaborative program that is designed to promote superiority in safety and health at DOE contractor sites. In 2003, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) officially gained VPP Star status. This new ranking served as the next logical step in ORISE's established and growing safety program based on the Integrated Safety Management system. Originally launched by DOE in January 1994, VPP was designed to promote public recognition of outstanding programs with improved safety and health performance. VPP represents DOE's high priority for operating in the safest way possible, and the program serves as a visible and measurable indicator of this priority. VPP brings several workplace advantages, including improved labor/

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Voluntary Product Standard PS 1-07  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... plies. 2.26 Jointed inner plies Crossband and center veneers with edges machine-squared to permit tightest possible layup. ...

2011-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST ITL Participation in Voluntary Standards Organizations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Institute Quantum Key Distribution Industry Specification ... 93, Design Automation, Working Group 6 ... Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications ...

2011-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

The Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program established a mechanism by which corporations, government agencies, individuals, voluntary organizations, etc., can report to the EIA, any actions taken that have or are expected to reduce/avoid emissions of greenhouse gases or sequester carbon.

Information Center

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standards of performance for new stationary sources gas turbines  

SciTech Connect

In order to implement the Clean Air Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency establishes standards of performance which limit emissions of nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide from new, modified, and reconstructed stationary gas turbines. The intended effect of this regulation is to require new, modified, and reconstructed stationary gas turbines to use the best demonstrated system of continuous emission reduction. There are no emission limits for gas turbines below 10.7 gigaj/hr. For all gas turbines 10.7 gigaj/hr and larger, the sulfur dioxide emission limit is 150 ppm; alternatively, a fuel with less than 0.8Vertical Bar3< sulfur can be fired. For gas turbines between 10.7 and 107.2 giga8/hr used for gas and oil transportation or production not located in a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the nitrogen oxides emission limit is 150 ppm. For gas turbines larger than 107.2 gigaj/hr used for gas and oil transportation or production located in an MSA, and for all other uses, the nitrogen oxides emission limit is 75 ppm. These regulations are effective as of 9/10/79.

1979-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal Voluntary Renewable Energy Portfolio Goal < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Wind Program Info State Virginia Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Virginia State Corporation Commission As part of legislation to re-regulate the state's electricity industry, Virginia enacted a voluntary renewable energy portfolio goal in 2007. Legislation passed in 2009 (HB 1994) expanded the goal, encouraging investor-owned utilities to procure a percentage of the power sold in Virginia from eligible renewable energy sources. Legislation passed in 2012 (SB 413) allows investor-owned utilities to meet up to 20% of a renewable energy goal through certificated research and development activity expenses

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New Performance Standards for Public-Safety RF Devices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Because lives are on the line and every second ... This work has been sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Standards Branch. ...

2013-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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High Performance Building Standards in State Buildings (Oklahoma...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Globes certification standards. Website http:www.ok.govDCSFacilitiesServicesSustainabilityindex.html Date added to DSIRE 2008-07-28 Last DSIRE Review 07162012 References...

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Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015  

SciTech Connect

Various factors influence the development of the voluntary 'green' power market--the market in which consumers purchase or produce power from non-polluting, renewable energy sources. These factors include climate policies, renewable portfolio standards (RPS), renewable energy prices, consumers' interest in purchasing green power, and utilities' interest in promoting existing programs and in offering new green options. This report presents estimates of voluntary market demand for green power through 2015 that were made using historical data and three scenarios: low-growth, high-growth, and negative-policy impacts. The resulting forecast projects the total voluntary demand for renewable energy in 2015 to range from 63 million MWh annually in the low case scenario to 157 million MWh annually in the high case scenario, representing an approximately 2.5-fold difference. The negative-policy impacts scenario reflects a market size of 24 million MWh. Several key uncertainties affect the results of this forecast, including uncertainties related to growth assumptions, the impacts that policy may have on the market, the price and competitiveness of renewable generation, and the level of interest that utilities have in offering and promoting green power products.

Bird, L.; Holt, E.; Sumner, J.; Kreycik, C.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015  

SciTech Connect

Various factors influence the development of the voluntary 'green' power market--the market in which consumers purchase or produce power from non-polluting, renewable energy sources. These factors include climate policies, renewable portfolio standards (RPS), renewable energy prices, consumers' interest in purchasing green power, and utilities' interest in promoting existing programs and in offering new green options. This report presents estimates of voluntary market demand for green power through 2015 that were made using historical data and three scenarios: low-growth, high-growth, and negative-policy impacts. The resulting forecast projects the total voluntary demand for renewable energy in 2015 to range from 63 million MWh annually in the low case scenario to 157 million MWh annually in the high case scenario, representing an approximately 2.5-fold difference. The negative-policy impacts scenario reflects a market size of 24 million MWh. Several key uncertainties affect the results of this forecast, including uncertainties related to growth assumptions, the impacts that policy may have on the market, the price and competitiveness of renewable generation, and the level of interest that utilities have in offering and promoting green power products.

Bird, L.; Holt, E.; Sumner, J.; Kreycik, C.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Biofuels Program  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Voluntary Biofuels Voluntary Biofuels Program to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Biofuels Program on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Biofuels Program on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Biofuels Program on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Biofuels Program on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Biofuels Program on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Biofuels Program on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Voluntary Biofuels Program In place of the formal Biodiesel Blend Mandate, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) will launch a voluntary biofuels

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DO NOT QUOTE DO NOT CIRCULATEEarnings Quality and Voluntary Financial Reporting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Before 2001, Company Law in Taiwan required private firms with capital levels exceeding a certain threshold to file and publish audited financial statements. This requirement was rescinded in 2001 and private firms since have discretions on financial reporting. We take advantage of this regime change and divide private firms into two groups: voluntary reporting firms, those that continue the financial reporting practice after the regime change; and non-voluntary reporting firms, those that cease the financial reporting practice after the regime change. We argue that stakeholders economic demand for audited financial statements is likely higher for voluntary reporting firms than for non-voluntary reporting firms. We find that the quality of earnings is higher for voluntary reporting firms than for non-voluntary reporting firms. Therefore, we provide support for the argument that factors influencing the quality of financial reporting are based on the economic demand for accounting information rather than on some formally prescribed accounting standards or requirements.

Dr Oliver; Li Zhen; Wuchun Chi; Oliver Zhen Li; Tzong-huei Lin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of ASHRAE standard 189.1-2009 on building energy efficiency and performance.  

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??The purpose of this report is to provide an introduction to the new ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2009, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings. The (more)

Blush, Aaron

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigating High Performance RMA Interfaces for the MPI-3 Standard  

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The MPI-2 Standard, released in 1997, defined an interface for one-sided communication, also known as remote memory access (RMA). It was designed with the goal that it should permit efficient implementations on multiple platforms and networking technologies, and also in heterogeneous environments and non-cache-coherent systems. Nonetheless, even 12 years after its existence, the MPI-2 RMA interface remains scarcely used for a number of reasons. This paper discusses the limitations of the MPI-2 RMA specification, outlines the goals and requirements for a new RMA API that would better meet the needs of both users and implementers, and presents a strawman proposal for such an API. We also study the tradeoffs facing the design of this new API and discuss how it may be implemented efficiently on both cache-coherent and non-cache-coherent systems.

Tipparaju, Vinod [ORNL; Gropp, William D [University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Thakur, Dr. Rajeev [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); Traff, Jesper [NEC Europe Ltd; Ritzdorf, Hubert [NEC Europe Ltd

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Technical Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies  

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Mexico minimum efficiency performance standard million tons (of CO 2 ) national energyand Mexico, produces the largest savings of all the end uses: 780 TWh. The baseline energy

Letschert, Virginie

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of Consensus Standard Spectra for Flat Plate and Concentrating Photovoltaic Performance  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Consensus standard reference terrestrial solar spectra are used to establish nameplate ratings for photovoltaic device performance at standard reporting conditions. This report describes reference solar spectra developed in the United States and international consensus standards community which are widely accepted as of this writing (June 2011).

Myers, D.

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation Behavior: From Voluntary Restraint to a Voluntary Price Premium*  

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predictions of the model in an empirical study of household electricity consumption with introduction of a price-premium, green-electricity program. We ...nd evidence of voluntary restraint and its relation or public transportation whenever you can, to park your car one extra day per week, to obey the speed limit

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A performance standards approach to reducing CO{sub 2} emissions from electric power plants  

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The CO{sub 2} emission performance standard policies outlined in this paper could complement a cap-and-trade program that puts a price on carbon and serve to significantly reduce the CO{sub 2} emissions from coal use for electricity generation. Emission performance standards have a long history in the United States and have been successfully used to control emissions of various air pollutants from electric generators. This paper explores the rationale for using emission performance standards and describes the various types of performance standard policies. Emission performance standards that address CO{sub 2} emissions could promote the deployment of carbon capture and storage technology coupled with new and existing coal-fueled electric power plants. 28 refs., 4 figs., 4 tabs.

Rubin, E.S. [Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)

2009-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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International Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets (Presentation)  

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This presentation provides an overview of international voluntary renewable energy markets, with a focus on the United States and Europe. The voluntary renewable energy market is the market in which consumers and institutions purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs on a voluntary basis. In 2010, the U.S. voluntary market was estimated at 35 terawatt-hours (TWh) compared to 300 TWh in the European market, though key differences exist. On a customer basis, Australia has historically had the largest number of customers, pricing for voluntary certificates remains low, at less than $1 megawatt-hour, though prices depend on technology.

Heeter, J.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance evaluation of transmit diversity techniques in the CDMA 2000 standard  

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This thesis evaluates the performance of two forward-link transmit diversity techniques in the CDMA2000 standard: Space-Time Spreading (STS) and Phase-Sweep Transmit Diversity (PSTD). For each technique, the evaluation ...

Vajapeyam, Murali S. (Murali Srinivasan)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conservation Behavior: From Voluntary Restraint  

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Conservation Conservation Behavior: From Voluntary Restraint to a Voluntary Price Premium * By Matthew J. Kotchen y Department of Economics Williams College and Michael R. Moore School of Natural Resources & Environment University of Michigan October 19, 2004 We are grateful for helpful comments from Jim Andreoni, Jon Bakija, Bill Gentry, Joe Herriges, Felix Oberholzer-Gee, Steve Polasky, Steve Salant, Lucie Schmidt, Joel Slemrod, Klaas van ' t Veld, and seminar participants at the University of Minnesota, Williams College, Yale University, and the 2004 NBER Workshop on Public Policy and the Environment. This research was supported in part by a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. y Corresponding author: Department of Economics, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267; Email: mkotchen@williams.edu; Telephone (413) 597-2101; Fax (413) 597-4045. Conservation

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Technical Standards, FY 2000 - February 02, 2001 | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FY 2000 - February 02, 2001 Technical Standards, FY 2000 - February 02, 2001 February 02, 2001 FY 2000: Annual Report; Replaced by 2003 The use of voluntary consensus standards...

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Standard  

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Standard Standard rock For at least two generations, the depth of underground muon experiments has been reduced to depth in "standard rock." This is by definition the overburden of the Cayuga Rock Salt Mine near Ithaca, New York, where K. Greisen and collaborators made seminal observations of muons at substantial depths[1]. Ref. 1 says only "Most of the ground consists of shales of various types, with average density 2.65 g/cm 2 and average atomic number 11." Menon and Murthy later extended the definition: Z 2 /A = 5.5, Z/A = 0.5, and and ρ = 2.65 g/cm 2 [2]. It was thus not-quite-sodium. Lohmann[3] further assumed the mean excitation energy and density effect parameters were those of calcium carbonate, with no adjustments for the slight density difference. We use their definition for this most important material. (Extracted from D.E. Groom, N.V. Mokhov, and S.I. Striganov,

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COMNET and zEPI, a Path Toward Standardizing How the Energy Performance of  

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COMNET and zEPI, a Path Toward Standardizing How the Energy Performance of COMNET and zEPI, a Path Toward Standardizing How the Energy Performance of Buildings is Determined Speaker(s): Charles Eley Date: December 6, 2010 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Tianzhen Hong This talk reviews the COMNET Modeling Guidelines and Procedures, a set of modeling rules intended to standardize the process for calculating federal tax credits, energy points under green building ratings, and Designed to Earn ENERGY STAR. The guidelines were developed in 2009 and went through two public reviews in 2010 before being published. See COMNET.org for more information. This talk will also address the zero energy performance index (zEPI) rating scale and how this scale is being used in the ASHRAE Building EQ and other programs to standardize the method for rating buildings.

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Voluntary Vehicle Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Incentives Through the California Bureau of Automotive Repair's Consumer Assistance

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Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015  

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predicting how consumers will react to factors affecting the voluntary market. The analysis includes a negative policy impacts scenario designed to reflect impacts on the...

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Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases 2005: Summary  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

gram, required by Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, records the results of voluntary measures to reduce, avoid, or sequester greenhouse gas emissions.

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Recommended performance standard of the Florida Radon Research Program. Final report, April 1990-September 1991  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The report is a revised version of a support document for the performance testing portion of the proposed Florida statewide building standard for radon-resistant construction. The support document was developed by the Alternate Performance Standard Development Committee of the Florida Radon Research Program (FRRP), commissioned by the Florida Department of Community Affairs. The report contains the rationale and technical justification for the version of the Performance Testing Section (Section 5) of the standard which was recommended by the Standard Development Committee, as well as recommended text for the section. The recommendations and draft standard language were based largely on an FRRP research project which involved study of short- and long-term average indoor radon concentrations in 80 Florida houses for over a year. At the time of the committee report the project had collected 6 months of data from about half the houses and 3 months of data from the remaining half. After a brief review of the variability of indoor radon, the report describes background, methodology, data analysis strategy, and early results from the short-/long-term radon correlation project. These are followed by a rationale for the recommended standard section.

McDonough, S.E.; Williamson, A.D.

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interim implementation structure for development of performance criteria and test standards for photovoltaic systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document presents an implementation structure for the near-term development of performance criteria and test methods for photovoltaic (PV) materials, components, subsystems, and systems. The approach is designed to be responsive to the Photovoltaic Research, Development and Demonstration Act of 1978 (PL-95-590). The project is organized into four tasks: (1) establishment of performance criteria and the development of test methods; (2) development of laboratory accreditation/product certification guidelines; (3) development of validation methodologies; and (4) coordination of the quality assurance effort with consensus standards and code organizations. A schedule and milestones are presented for each task. The appendices provide a brief overview of standards and the standards development process. The philosophy behind this project is to develop industry- and user-established performance criteria, test methods, and accreditation procedures which may then be referred to independent consensus standards organizations for the preparation of consensus standards. The emphasis in execution of this approach will be to develop uniform, fair performance criteria and tests and to avoid rigid, prescriptive criteria. Photovoltaics is an emerging technology; criteria written now must be able to accommodate devices and techniques not yet developed.

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1979-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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March 2006 Standards Forum and Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 March 2006 1 March 2006 TSP Manager's Notes 1 New ISO Policy Provides International Solutions to Market Needs 2 Plain Talk for a New Generation 5 The Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards within the Department of Energy 7 Two Change Notices for DOE Standard 1104 8

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Utility and performance relative to consumer product energy efficiency standards. Final technical report  

SciTech Connect

An investigation of the relative utility and performance of nine major household consumer products covered by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act is summarized. The objective was to define the terms utility and performance, to recommend methods for quantifying these two concepts, and to recommend an approach for dealing with utility and performance issues in the energy efficiency standards program. The definitions developed are: performance of a consumer product is the objective measure of how well, with the expected level of consumer input (following the manufacturer's instructions for installation and operation), the product does its intended job; and utility of a consumer product is a subjective measure, based on the consumer's perception, of the capability of the product to satisfy human needs. Quantification is based on test procedures and consumer survey methods which are largely already in use by industry. Utility and performance issues are important in product classification for prescribing energy efficiency standards. The recommended approach to utility and performance issues and classification is: prior to setting standards, evaluate utility and performance issues in the most quantitative way allowed by resources and schedules in order to develop classification guidelines. This approach requires no changes in existing Department of Energy test procedures.

Coggins, J.L.

1979-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Archive  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

The Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program established a mechanism by which corporations, government agencies, individuals, voluntary organizations, etc., can report to the EIA, any actions taken that have or are expected to reduce/avoid emissions of greenhouse gases or sequester carbon.

Information Center

2013-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Voluntary Reporting 1996  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Presents information on voluntary actions to reduce greenhouse gases or remove such gases from the atmosphere in 1995. It provides an overview of participation in the Voluntary Reporting Program, a perspective on the composition of activities reported, and a review of some key issues in interpreting and evaluating achievements associated with reported emissions mitigation initiatives.

Information Center

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proposed Reference Spectral Irradiance Standards to Improve Photovoltaic Concentrating System Design and Performance Evaluation: Preprint  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This conference paper describes the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and the International Standards Organization (ISO) standard solar terrestrial spectra (ASTM G-159, IEC-904-3, ISO 9845-1) provide standard spectra for photovoltaic performance applications. Modern terrestrial spectral radiation models and knowledge of atmospheric physics are applied to develop suggested revisions to update the reference spectra. We use a moderately complex radiative transfer model (SMARTS2) to produce the revised spectra. SMARTS2 has been validated against the complex MODTRAN radiative transfer code and spectral measurements. The model is proposed as an adjunct standard to reproduce the reference spectra. The proposed spectra represent typical clear sky spectral conditions associated with sites representing reasonable photovoltaic energy production and weathering and durability climates. The proposed spectra are under consideration by ASTM.

Myers, D. R.; Emery, K. E.; Gueymard, C.

2002-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Boulder, Colorados SmartRegs: Minimum Performance Standards for Residential Rental Housing  

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Policy Brief is an excerpt from the report: "Delivering Energy Efficiency to Middle Income Single Policy Brief is an excerpt from the report: "Delivering Energy Efficiency to Middle Income Single Family Households." For the full report and other resources visit: http://middleincome.lbl.gov March 20, 2012 Boulder, Colorado's SmartRegs: Minimum Performance Standards for Residential Rental Housing The Case for Performance Standards The City of Boulder's Climate Action Plan calls for greenhouse gas emissions reductions across all sectors of the community (e.g., buildings, transportation and industry). Energy conservation in new and existing buildings plays a key role in the plan's ambitious goals. In 2006, Boulder residents overwhelmingly approved a Climate Action Tax to fund Climate Action Plan efforts. For more than a decade the city has been incrementally strengthening minimum energy efficiency standards for residential

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Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program  

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Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program Home General Information Program Procedures Reports and Publications Business Case for Safety - $ The President, Congress and VPP Value Added of VPP Calendar DOE VPP Sites DOE VPP Steering Committee Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association (VPPPA) Related Links Archive Contact Us Health and Safety HSS Logo Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program (DOE-VPP) VPP logo DOE VPP Sites VPP Steering Committee - The Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program (DOE-VPP) Federal Field Steering Committee is a group of Federal field office staff members from offices where at least one contractor organization is participating in the DOE-VPP. This Committee provides input and support to the Office of Worker Safety and Health Assistance.

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program -Data and...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Home > Environment > Voluntary Reporting Program > Data and Reports Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Data and Reports The first reporting cycle under the revised...

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February 2013 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 Standards Actions Technical Standards Program Newsletter U . S . D E PA R T M E N T O F O ffi ce O f nuclear SaFety ENERGY inSide thiS iSSue * Featured DOE Technical Standards Activities * DOE Technical Standards Cost- Savings and Access Improvement Initiative * Domestic and International Nuclear Energy Voluntary Consensus Standards Needs * Nuclear Safety- Related Standards Activity Featured dOe technical StandardS activitieS DOE Technical Standards Cost-Savings and Access Improvement Initiative By Helen Todosow, Brookhaven National Laboratory The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Managers (TSM) are actively exploring ways to save the government and tax payers' money while at the same time significantly improving efficiencies in access and use of voluntary consensus

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The Standards Forum, December 1999  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 – December 1999 3 – December 1999 PAGE 1 The Standards News on the DOE Technical Standards Program (Continued on Page 15) 8 Volume 7 – Number 3 – December 1999 B ackground— Congressional Action On March 7, 1996, a major change in how Federal agencies use voluntary standards was made when the President signed the National Technology Transfer and Advance- ment Act (PL 104-113) 1 into law. This Law directs Federal agencies to use technical standards developed by voluntary consen- sus standards bodies, to the extent practicable, to achieve greater reliance on voluntary standards and conformity assess- ment bodies with decreased dependence on government-unique standards. The Law also tasks the Na- tional Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with coordinating Federal, state and local standards and confor-

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Standard Test Method for Electrical Performance of Photovoltaic Cells Using Reference Cells Under Simulated Sunlight  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the electrical performance of a photovoltaic cell under simulated sunlight by means of a calibrated reference cell procedure. 1.2 Electrical performance measurements are reported with respect to a select set of standard reporting conditions (SRC) (see Table 1) or to user-specified conditions. 1.2.1 The SRC or user-specified conditions include the cell temperature, the total irradiance, and the reference spectral irradiance distribution. 1.3 This test method is applicable only to photovoltaic cells with a linear response over the range of interest. 1.4 The cell parameters determined by this test method apply only at the time of test, and imply no past or future performance level. 1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. 1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this s...

American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Stable Whole Building Performance Method for Standard 90.1  

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Wouldnt it be great if a single energy model could be used to demonstrate minimum code compliance, green code compliance, establish a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating, and determine eligibility for federal tax and utility incentives? Even better, what if the basic rules for creating those models did not change every few years? This paper descibes a recently proposed addendum to ASHRAE/ANSI/IES Standard 90.1 aims to meet those goals. Addendum BM establishes the Performance Rating Method found in Appendix G of Standard 90.1 as a new method of compliance while maintaining its traditional use in gauging the efficiency of beyond code buildings. Furthermore, Addendum BM sets a common baseline building that does not change with each update to the standard.

Rosenberg, Michael I.; Eley, Charles

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2005 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary  

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5 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary 5 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Title 2005 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-56380 Year of Publication 2007 Authors Sanchez, Marla C., Carrie A. Webber, Richard E. Brown, and Gregory K. Homan Pagination 35 Date Published 03/2006 Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2005) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Star labels exist for more than forty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subset of ENERGY STAR labeled products. We present estimates of the energy, dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2004, what we expect in 2005, and provide savings forecasts for two market penetration scenarios for the periods 2005 to 2010 and 2005 to 2020. The target market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumption of 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period.

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2007 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary  

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7 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary 7 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Title 2007 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-56380 Year of Publication 2007 Authors Sanchez, Marla C., Carrie A. Webber, Richard E. Brown, and Gregory K. Homan Pagination 38 Date Published 03/2007 Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2007) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR® is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more than thirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subset of ENERGY STAR labeled products. We present estimates of the energy, dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2006, what we expect in 2007, and provide savings forecasts for two market penetration scenarios for the periods 2007 to 2015 and 2007 to 2025. The target market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumption of 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period.

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2006 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary  

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6 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary 6 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Title 2006 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-56380 Year of Publication 2007 Authors Sanchez, Marla C., Carrie A. Webber, Richard E. Brown, and Gregory K. Homan Pagination 38 Date Published March 2006 Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2006) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR® is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more than thirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subset of ENERGY STAR labeled products. We present estimates of the energy, dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2005, what we expect in 2006, and provide savings forecasts for two market penetration scenarios for the periods 2006 to 2015 and 2006 to 2025. The target market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumption of 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period.

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Switching and Tagging Performance Standards and On-the-Job Assessments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Switching safety and reliability are ongoing concerns in the utility industry. This report summarizes the results of a small project that used the results of previous EPRI Switching Safety & Reliability studies to develop a set of "On-the-Job Assessments" that could be used to determine if incumbent field switchpersons and system operators meet performance standards when performing "error-likely" steps in switching and tagging for planned outages. The set of "On-the-Job Assessments" can be used to help m...

2004-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Status and Trends in U.S. Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Markets (2010 Data)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents the status and trends of 'compliance'--renewable energy certificate (REC) markets used to meet state renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requirements--and 'voluntary' markets--those in which consumers and institutions purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs on a voluntary basis. Today, 29 states and the District of Columbia have an RPS, more than half of all U.S. electricity customers have an option to purchase some type of green power product directly from a retail electricity provider, and all consumers have the option to purchase RECs. This report documents REC activities and trends in the United States. The compliance REC market analysis includes analysis of REC trading, regional REC markets, REC tracking systems, types of compliance RECs, compliance REC pricing trends, and an overview of compliance with RPS polices. The voluntary REC analysis presents data and analysis on voluntary market sales and customer participation, products and premiums, green pricing marketing and administrative expenses, voluntary REC pricing, and the voluntary carbon offsets market. The report concludes with a discussion of upcoming guidance from the Federal Trade Commission on green marketing claims, the emergence of community solar programs, and the potential impact of Dodd-Frank regulations on the REC market.

Heeter, J.; Bird, L.

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HWMA/RCRA Closure Plan for the Basin Facility Basin Water Treatment System - Voluntary Consent Order NEW-CPP-016 Action Plan  

SciTech Connect

This Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act closure plan for the Basin Water Treatment System located in the Basin Facility (CPP-603), Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC), Idaho National Laboratory Site, was developed to meet future milestones established under the Voluntary Consent Order. The system to be closed includes units and associated ancillary equipment included in the Voluntary Consent Order NEW-CPP-016 Action Plan and Voluntary Consent Order SITE-TANK-005 Tank Systems INTEC-077 and INTEC-078 that were determined to have managed hazardous waste. The Basin Water Treatment System will be closed in accordance with the requirements of the Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as implemented by the Idaho Administrative Procedures Act 58.01.05.009 and 40 Code of Federal Regulations 265, to achieve "clean closure" of the tank system. This closure plan presents the closure performance standards and methods of achieving those standards for the Basin Water Treatment Systems.

Evans, S. K.

2007-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Eli Lilly and Company Corporate Standards Lab 1402 South Dakota Street Indianapolis, IN 46225 Mr. Sylvester Smith Jr. ...

2013-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Lawrence Livermore announces voluntary separation program  

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| NR-13-05-02 Lawrence Livermore announces voluntary separation program Lynda L Seaver, LLNL, (925) 423-3103, seaver1@llnl.gov Printer-friendly Lawrence Livermore National...

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Direct Current Fast Charger System Characterization: Standards, Penetration Potential, Testing, and Performance Evaluation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The importance of direct current (dc) fast charging of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) is expected to grow in the near future. This report presents a brief overview of the various standards and protocols in use and in development along with a market assessment of various dc fast chargers and compatible vehicles planned. Modeling and analysis were performed to evaluate the penetration of dc fast chargers based on vehicle driving patterns, region, and charger power. A 200-V, three-phase fast charger was i...

2011-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE)  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Voluntary Airport Low Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program

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Using Mathematics Curriculum Based Measurement as an Indicator of Student Performance on State Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Math skills are essential to daily life, impacting a person?s ability to function at home, work, and in the community. Although reading has been the focus in recent years, many students struggle in math. The inability to master math calculation and problem solving has contributed to the rising incidence of student failure, referrals for special education evaluations, and dropout rates. Studies have shown that curriculum based measurement (CBM) is a well-established tool for formative assessment, and could potentially be used for other purposes such as a prediction of state standards test scores, however to date there are limited validity studies between mathematics CBM and standard-based assessment. This research examined a brief assessment that reported to be aligned to national curriculum standards in order to predict student performance on state standards-based mathematics curriculum, identify students at-risk of failure, and plan instruction. Evidence was gathered on the System to Enhance Educational Performance Grade 3 Focal Mathematics Assessment Instrument (STEEP3M) as a formative, universal screener. Using a sample of 337 students and 22 instructional staff, four qualities of the STEEP3M were examined: a) internal consistency and criterion related validity (concurrent); b) screening students for a multi-tiered decision-making process; c) utility for instructional planning and intervention recommendations; and d) efficiency of administration, scoring, and reporting results which were the basis of the four research questions for this study. Several optimized solutions were generated from Receiver Operator Curve (ROC) statistical analysis; however none demonstrated that the STEEP3M maximized either sensitivity or specificity. In semi-structured interviews teachers reported that they would consider using the STEEP3M, however only as a part of a decision-making rubric along with other measures. Further, teachers indicated that lessons are developed before the school year starts, more in response to the sequence of the state standards than to students? needs. While the STEEP3M was sufficiently long enough for high-stakes or criterion-referenced decisions, this study found that the test does not provide sufficient diagnostic information for multi-tiered decision-making for intervention or instructional planning. Although practical and efficient to administer, the conclusions of this study show the test does not provide sufficient information on the content domain and does not accurately classify students in need of assistance.

Hall, Linda D.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical background paper for utility and performance relative to consumer-product energy-efficiency standards (for proposed energy-efficiency standards)  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes an investigation of the relative utility and performance of nine major household consumer products covered by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The objective of the investigation was to define the terms utility and performance, to recommend methods for quantifying these two concepts, and to recommend an approach for dealing with utility and performance issues in the energy-efficiency-standards program. Performance of a consumer product is the objective measure of how well, with the expected level of consumer input, the product does its intended job; and utility of a consumer product is a subjective measure, based on the consumer's perception, of the capability of the product to satisfy human needs. Quantification is based on test procedures and consumer-survey methods already largely in use by industry. Utility and performance issues are important in product classification for prescribing energy-efficiency standards. The recommended approach to classification is: prior to setting standards, evaluate utility and performance issues in the most-quantitative way allowed by resources and schedules in order to develop classification guidelines. This approach to utility and performance issues and classification requires no changes in existing Department of Energy test procedures.

Coggins, J.L.

1979-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Voluntary Reporting  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

08(96) 08(96) Distribution Category UC-950 Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Voluntary Reporting October 1997 Energy Information Administration Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This report was prepared by the Energy Information Administration, the independent statistical and analytical agency within the Department of Energy. The information contained herein should not be construed as advocating or reflecting any policy position of the Department of Energy or of any other organization. For More Information Individuals or members of organizations wishing to report reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases under the auspices of the Voluntary Reporting Program can contact the Energy Information Administration (EIA) at: Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Energy Information Administration U.S. Department

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ORISE: Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Status  

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Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Status Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Status Within the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), there are three levels of recognition: STAR, MERIT and DEMONSTRATION. Contractors' programs that meet the requirements for outstanding safety and health programs, earn VPP STAR status-the highest achievement level. In December of 2003, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) first earned STAR distinction following a comprehensive evaluation of its application for the VPP program. At that time, ORISE was just the 21st DOE site and the first in Tennessee to earn such exemplary recognition. In 2011 ORISE received its seventh consecutive Star of Excellence award. Today, ORISE is one of more than two dozen DOE sites to achieve VPP STAR

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Voluntary reporting of greenhouse gases, 1995  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Voluntary Reporting Program for greenhouse gases is part of an attempt by the U.S. Government to develop innovative, low-cost, and nonregulatory approaches to limit emissions of greenhouse gases. It is one element in an array of such programs introduced in recent years as part of the effort being made by the United States to comply with its national commitment to stabilize emissions of greenhouse gases under the Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Voluntary Reporting Program, developed pursuant to Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, permits corporations, government agencies, households, and voluntary organizations to report to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on actions taken that have reduced or avoided emissions of greenhouse gases.

NONE

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Technical Standards Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The DOE Technical Standards Program promotes the use of voluntary consensus standards at DOE, manages and facilitates DOE's efforts to develop and maintain necessary technical standards, and communicates information on technical standards activities to people who develop or use technical standards in DOE.

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Current State of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Market (Presentation...  

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Current State of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Market Jenny Heeter, NREL Renewable Energy Markets Conference 2013 Austin, Texas September 24, 2013 NRELPR-6A20-60357 2 Voluntary...

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High Performance RF and Basdband Analog-to-Digital Interface for Multi-standard/Wideband Applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The prevalence of wireless standards and the introduction of dynamic standards/applications, such as software-defined radio, necessitate the next generation wireless devices that integrate multiple standards in a single chip-set to support a variety of services. To reduce the cost and area of such multi-standard handheld devices, reconfigurability is desirable, and the hardware should be shared/reused as much as possible. This research proposes several novel circuit topologies that can meet various specifications with minimum cost, which are suited for multi-standard applications. This doctoral study has two separate contributions: 1. The low noise amplifier (LNA) for the RF front-end; and 2. The analog-to-digital converter (ADC). The first part of this dissertation focuses on LNA noise reduction and linearization techniques where two novel LNAs are designed, taped out, and measured. The first LNA, implemented in TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) 0.35Cm CMOS (Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor) process, strategically combined an inductor connected at the gate of the cascode transistor and the capacitive cross-coupling to reduce the noise and nonlinearity contributions of the cascode transistors. The proposed technique reduces LNA NF by 0.35 dB at 2.2 GHz and increases its IIP3 and voltage gain by 2.35 dBm and 2dB respectively, without a compromise on power consumption. The second LNA, implemented in UMC (United Microelectronics Corporation) 0.13Cm CMOS process, features a practical linearization technique for high-frequency wideband applications using an active nonlinear resistor, which obtains a robust linearity improvement over process and temperature variations. The proposed linearization method is experimentally demonstrated to improve the IIP3 by 3.5 to 9 dB over a 2.510 GHz frequency range. A comparison of measurement results with the prior published state-of-art Ultra-Wideband (UWB) LNAs shows that the proposed linearized UWB LNA achieves excellent linearity with much less power than previously published works. The second part of this dissertation developed a reconfigurable ADC for multistandard receiver and video processors. Typical ADCs are power optimized for only one operating speed, while a reconfigurable ADC can scale its power at different speeds, enabling minimal power consumption over a broad range of sampling rates. A novel ADC architecture is proposed for programming the sampling rate with constant biasing current and single clock. The ADC was designed and fabricated using UMC 90nm CMOS process and featured good power scalability and simplified system design. The programmable speed range covers all the video formats and most of the wireless communication standards, while achieving comparable Figure-of-Merit with customized ADCs at each performance node. Since bias current is kept constant, the reconfigurable ADC is more robust and reliable than the previous published works.

Zhang, Heng

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SCALE: A modular code system for performing standardized computer analyses for licensing evaluation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Manual represents Revision 5 of the user documentation for the modular code system referred to as SCALE. The history of the SCALE code system dates back to 1969 when the current Computational Physics and Engineering Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) began providing the transportation package certification staff at the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission with computational support in the use of the new KENO code for performing criticality safety assessments with the statistical Monte Carlo method. From 1969 to 1976 the certification staff relied on the ORNL staff to assist them in the correct use of codes and data for criticality, shielding, and heat transfer analyses of transportation packages. However, the certification staff learned that, with only occasional use of the codes, it was difficult to become proficient in performing the calculations often needed for an independent safety review. Thus, shortly after the move of the certification staff to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the NRC staff proposed the development of an easy-to-use analysis system that provided the technical capabilities of the individual modules with which they were familiar. With this proposal, the concept of the Standardized Computer Analyses for Licensing Evaluation (SCALE) code system was born. This manual covers an array of modules written for the SCALE package, consisting of drivers, system libraries, cross section and materials properties libraries, input/output routines, storage modules, and help files.

NONE

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HWMA/RCRA Closure Plan for the Fluorinel Dissolution Process Makeup and Cooling and Heating Systems Voluntary Consent Order SITE-TANK-005 Action Plan Tank Systems INTEC-066, INTEC-067, INTEC-068, and INTEC-072  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act closure plan for the fluorinel dissolution process makeup and cooling and heating systems located in the Fluorinel Dissolution Process and Fuel Storage Facility (CPP-666), Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center, Idaho National Laboratory Site, was developed to meet milestones established under the Voluntary Consent Order. The systems to be closed include waste piping associated with the fluorinel dissolution process makeup systems. This closure plan presents the closure performance standards and methods of achieving those standards.

M.E. Davis

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Setting the Standard for Industrial Energy Efficiency  

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Voluntary Agreements for Energy Efficiency or GHG EmissionsACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, WestStandard for Industrial Energy Efficiency A. McKane 1 , R.

McKane, Aimee; Williams, Robert; Perry, Wayne; Li, Tienan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards for Residential General Service Lighting in Chile  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards (MEPS) have been chosen as part of Chile's national energy efficiency action plan. As a first MEPS, the Ministry of Energy has decided to focus on a regulation for lighting that would ban the sale of inefficient bulbs, effectively phasing out the use of incandescent lamps. Following major economies such as the US (EISA, 2007) , the EU (Ecodesign, 2009) and Australia (AS/NZS, 2008) who planned a phase out based on minimum efficacy requirements, the Ministry of Energy has undertaken the impact analysis of a MEPS on the residential lighting sector. Fundacion Chile (FC) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) collaborated with the Ministry of Energy and the National Energy Efficiency Program (Programa Pais de Eficiencia Energetica, or PPEE) in order to produce a techno-economic analysis of this future policy measure. LBNL has developed for CLASP (CLASP, 2007) a spreadsheet tool called the Policy Analysis Modeling System (PAMS) that allows for evaluation of costs and benefits at the consumer level but also a wide range of impacts at the national level, such as energy savings, net present value of savings, greenhouse gas (CO2) emission reductions and avoided capacity generation due to a specific policy. Because historically Chile has followed European schemes in energy efficiency programs (test procedures, labelling program definitions), we take the Ecodesign commission regulation No 244/2009 as a starting point when defining our phase out program, which means a tiered phase out based on minimum efficacy per lumen category. The following data were collected in order to perform the techno-economic analysis: (1) Retail prices, efficiency and wattage category in the current market, (2) Usage data (hours of lamp use per day), and (3) Stock data, penetration of efficient lamps in the market. Using these data, PAMS calculates the costs and benefits of efficiency standards from two distinct but related perspectives: (1) The Life-Cycle Cost (LCC) calculation examines costs and benefits from the perspective of the individual household; and (2) The National Perspective projects the total national costs and benefits including both financial benefits, and energy savings and environmental benefits. The national perspective calculations are called the National Energy Savings (NES) and the Net Present Value (NPV) calculations. PAMS also calculate total emission mitigation and avoided generation capacity. This paper describes the data and methodology used in PAMS and presents the results of the proposed phase out of incandescent bulbs in Chile.

Letschert, Virginie E.; McNeil, Michael A.; Leiva Ibanez, Francisco Humberto; Ruiz, Ana Maria; Pavon, Mariana; Hall, Stephen

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Comparison of Energy Labeling and Standards for Energy Efficient and Green Buildings  

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This paper discusses the approaches of the European Union, Germany and India to reduce GHG- emissions and mitigate climate change impacts from buildings through the establishment of energy performance standards and green building certifications. From the study of the roadmaps of the EU, Germany and India, it is quite clear that the EU and especially Germany are focussing on stringent mandatory energy standards towards 'nearly zero energy buildings'. On the other hand, India concentrates on green buildings with voluntary green building certification (GRIHA) to address the environmental challenges of the construction sector due to rapid urbanization in the country. The paper discusses the implication of mandatory vs. voluntary schemes and outlines the importance of combining the two approaches within an effective policy package. Finally, it discusses how the barriers of the implementation of energy standards and green buildings can be removed through social learning on effective policy packages.

Hennicke, P.; Shrestha, S.; Schleicher, T.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

An Ontology For Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The paper continues the exploration of standards that the authors initiated in [1] and continued in [2] and [3]. It provides an ontology for standards---a specification of the things and relationships relevant to the topic of standards. The ontology is presented using the ISO standard graphical language, EXPRESS-G. It uses concepts from mathematical logic to clarify the content, meaning, and use of standards. Characteristics and elements of standards that are independent of any particular usage of the standard are defined. The subject matter of standardization is classified and a taxo nomy is presented. Instances of earliest use of each part of the taxonomy are described. The means of establis hing standards is discussed, together with the question of voluntary versus mandatory compliance. The paper closes with a set of conclusions regarding management process standards. The paper concentrates on those aspects of standards of importance to systems engineering, and includes numerous illustrative exa mples.

J. R. Velman; E. R. Widmann

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Technical Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies  

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and 450 ppm scenarios in 2030. BUENAS Version 04-23-12 Revin 2030 (TWh) . 25Standard in 2030 (Mt CO 2 ) .. 27

Letschert, Virginie

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards for Residential General Service Lighting in Chile  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Standard for Residential Lighting in Chile, 2010 USResidential General Service Lighting in Chile Virginie E.focus on a regulation for lighting that would ban the sale

Letschert, Virginie E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015  

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158 158 May 2010 Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015 Lori Bird National Renewable Energy Laboratory Ed Holt Ed Holt & Associates, Inc. Jenny Sumner and Claire Kreycik National Renewable Energy Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A2-48158 May 2010 Voluntary Green Power Market Forecast through 2015 Lori Bird National Renewable Energy Laboratory Ed Holt Ed Holt & Associates, Inc. Jenny Sumner and Claire Kreycik National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Canada's Voluntary Industrial Energy Conservation Program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Industrial Energy Conservation in Canada is organized and promoted through a voluntary program that is administered by industry. Industry is divided into fifteen sectors, each of which is represented by a Voluntary Task Force. Information exchange, goal setting and progress reporting are carried on through these Task Forces which are staffed with industrial volunteers and representatives from the major trade associations. Inter-industry liaison is accomplished via a Coordinating Committee comprised of the individual Task Force Chairmen and representatives of the federal government. While the program has been in existence only since 1976, impressive gains have already been made and targets have been set for 1980 and 1985. The strength of the program lies in its candid cooperation between industry and government. There has, to date, been no need or advantage to implementing a government mandated program for industrial energy conservation in Canada.

Wolf, C. A., Jr.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Voluntary reporting of greenhouse gases 1997  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program, required by Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, records the results of voluntary measures to reduce, avoid, or sequester greenhouse gas emissions. In 1998, 156 US companies and other organizations reported to the Energy information Administration that, during 1997, they had achieved greenhouse gas emission reductions and carbon sequestration equivalent to 166 million tons of carbon dioxide, or about 2.5% of total US emissions for the year. For the 1,229 emission reduction projects reported, reductions usually were measured by comparing an estimate of actual emissions with an estimate of what emissions would have been had the project not been implemented.

NONE

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions: Voluntary reporting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Voluntary Reporting Program, developed pursuant to Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, permits corporations, government agencies, households, and voluntary organizations to report on their emissions of greenhouse gases, and on actions taken that have reduced or avoided emissions or sequestered carbon, to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). This, the second annual report of the Voluntary Reporting Program, describes information provided by the participating organizations on their aggregate emissions and emissions reductions, as well as their emissions reduction or avoidance projects, through 1995. This information has been compiled into a database that includes reports from 142 organizations and descriptions of 967 projects that either reduced greenhouse gas emissions or sequestered carbon. Fifty-one reporters also provided estimates of emissions, and emissions reductions achieved, for their entire organizations. The projects described actions taken to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide from energy production and use; to reduce methane and nitrous oxide emissions from energy use, waste management, and agricultural processes; to reduce emissions of halocarbons, such as CFCs and their replacements; and to increase carbon sequestration.

NONE

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Impact of the U.S. National Building Information Model Standard (NBIMS) on Building Energy Performance Simulation  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. National Institute for Building Sciences (NIBS) started the development of the National Building Information Model Standard (NBIMS). Its goal is to define standard sets of data required to describe any given building in necessary detail so that any given AECO industry discipline application can find needed data at any point in the building lifecycle. This will include all data that are used in or are pertinent to building energy performance simulation and analysis. This paper describes the background that lead to the development of NBIMS, its goals and development methodology, its Part 1 (Version 1.0), and its probable impact on building energy performance simulation and analysis.

Bazjanac, Vladimir

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Approaches to representing aircraft fuel efficiency performance for the purpose of a commercial aircraft certification standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Increasing concern over the potential harmful effects of green house gas emissions from various sources has motivated the consideration of an aircraft certification standard as one way to reduce aircraft C02 emissions and ...

Yutko, Brian M. (Brian Matthew)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Approaches to Representing Aircraft Fuel Efficiency Performance for the Purpose of a Commercial Aircraft Certification Standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Increasing concern over the potential harmful effects of green house gas emissions from various sources has motivated the consideration of an aircraft certification standard as one way to reduce aircraft CO2 emissions and ...

Yutko, Brian

2011-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

115

NREL: Performance and Reliability R&D - Industry Workshop and Standards  

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Industry Workshop and Standards Support for Photovoltaic Reliability Industry Workshop and Standards Support for Photovoltaic Reliability Each year, NREL researchers, along with solar companies and other national lab researchers, participate in an industry workshop on photovoltaic (PV) reliability, conducted to encourage exchange of information about PV reliability. Proceedings of past workshops are available. The 2014 PV Module Reliability Workshop will be held in February in Golden, Colorado. Laboratory personnel actively participate in writing and discussion of reliability, safety, and test and evaluation (T&E) standards, primarily with International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) technical committee 82, working groups 2, 3, and 7, but also with a number of other standards organizations including the American Society for Testing and Materials

116

SAT Mathematics standardized test manual for high-performing high school students  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Most high school standardized testing preparation materials are geared towards the average student scoring in the 5 0 th percentile. There are few resources available to lower and higher scoring students who have different ...

Vasquez, Phillip A

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Standard guide for development and use of a galvanic series for predicting galvanic corrosion performance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1.1 This guide covers the development of a galvanic series and its subsequent use as a method of predicting the effect that one metal can have upon another metal can when they are in electrical contact while immersed in an electrolyte. Suggestions for avoiding known pitfalls are included. 1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. 1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary statements are given in Section 5.

American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Development and performance analysis of a standard orifice flow calibration system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An orifice flow system has been developed indigenously which is a primary standard for the calibration of high vacuum gauges in the range of 10{sup -3}-10{sup -6} mbar. It consists of a constant-volume flow meter, designed to generate a known flow rate of a particular gas to the vacuum chamber. This chamber is partitioned into two parts by a plate with an orifice of calculable conductance. The pressures, generated by this standard system, are compared with those of secondary standard, namely, spinning rotor gauge. Different uncertainties and correction factors are calculated. The maximum percentage deviation is from 1.16% to 0.97%. The combined uncertainties over the entire calibration range of the standard system are in the range of 4.0x10{sup -6} mbar.

Akram, H. M.; Maqsood, M.; Rashid, H. [NINVAST, National Centre for Physics Complex, Shahdara Valley Road, P.O. Box 3125, Islamabad (Pakistan)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

119

DOE Standard 1020 - Natural Phenomena Hazard analysis and Design Criteria  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Standard 1020 - Natural Phenomena Hazard analysis and Design DOE Standard 1020 - Natural Phenomena Hazard analysis and Design Criteria for DOE Facilities DOE Standard 1020 - Natural Phenomena Hazard analysis and Design Criteria for DOE Facilities Department of Energy (DOE) Standard (STD)-1020-2012, Natural Phenomena Hazards Analysis and Design Criteria for DOE Facilities, provides criteria and guidance for the analysis and design of facility structures, systems, and components (SSCs) that are necessary to implement the requirements of DOE Order (O) 420.1C, Facility Safety, and to ensure that the SSCs will be able to effectively perform their intended safety functions under the effects of natural phenomena hazards (NPHs). This Standard also provides criteria and guidance for the use of industry building codes and voluntary

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Impact of New Federal Efficiency Performance Standards on the Industrial Motor Marketplace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 enacted new motor efficiency standards that will go into effect in December 2010. Previous motor efficiency standards, which were implemented as part of EPAct in 1992, caused some confusion within the motor marketplace. In part, this confusion lead to the development of NEMAs Premium label, which has since helped guide motor purchasers to buy efficient motors. As a companion activity, the awareness program Motor Decisions Matter was established to encourage the replacement of motors with more efficient technology rather than the repair of old, inefficient motors. The motor marketplace now faces similar confusion as the new standards will soon be implemented. It is therefore incumbent upon industrial motor users to begin planning for these standards now, both by developing new motor management plans and by updating repair/replace decision criteria to reflect changes in efficiency and price for motor replacement options. At the same time, it is incumbent upon motor efficiency programs and policymakers to address the anticipated negative market behavior trends that will likely result from the new standards implementation in the next few years.

Elliott, R. N.

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Current State of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Market (Presentation)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This presentation highlights the status of the voluntary green power market in 2012. The voluntary green power market totaled more than 48 million MWh in 2012, with about 1.9 million customers participating. The supply continues to be dominated by wind, though solar is increasing its share of utility green pricing programs. Prices for voluntary renewable energy certificates (RECs) increased to above $1/MWh.

Heeter, J.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HWMA/RCRA Closure Plan for the TRA/MTR Warm Waste System Voluntary Consent Order SITE-TANK-005 Tank System TRA-007  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Closure Plan was developed for portions of the Test Reactor Area/Materials Test Reactor Warm Waste System located in the Materials Test Reactor Building (TRA-603) at the Reactor Technology Complex, Idaho National Laboratory Site, to meet a further milestone established under Voluntary Consent Order Action Plan SITE-TANK-005 for the Tank System TRA-007. The reactor drain tank and canal sump to be closed are included in the Test Reactor Area/Materials Test Reactor Warm Waste System. The reactor drain tank and the canal sump will be closed in accordance with the interim status requirements of the Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as implemented by the Idaho Administrative Procedures Act 58.01.05.009 and Code of Federal Regulations 265. This closure plan presents the closure performance standards and methods for achieving those standards.

K. Winterholler

2007-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

123

EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Contact  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

U.S. Mail: Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Energy Information Administration, EI-81 U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave, SW Washington, DC 20585...

124

Development of an Energy Conservation Voluntary Agreement Pilot...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Lynn, Jiang Yun, Ernst Worrell, Wenwei Du, and Johathan Sinton Keywords energy, iron and steel industry, Low Emission & Efficient Industry, steel, voluntary agreement Abstract...

125

2007 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary...  

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Date Published 032007 ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2007) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify...

126

2006 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary...  

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Published March 2006 ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2006) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify...

127

Mercury-cadmium-telluride focal plane array performance under non-standard operating conditions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper highlights a new technique that allows the Teledyne Scientific & Imaging LLC TCM6604A Mercury-Cadmium-Telluride (MCT) Focal Plane Array (FPA) to operate at room temperature. 12 The Teledyne MCT FPA has been a standard in Imaging Spectroscopy ...

Brandon S. Richardson; Michael L. Eastwood; Carl F. Bruce; Robert O. Green; J. B. Coles

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Building America Top Innovations 2013 Profile … HPXML: A Standardized Home Performance Data Sharing System  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

home performance program tracking home performance program tracking systems and energy upgrade analysis software. Many software platforms are available for recording the results of home energy audits for energy-efficiency upgrades and for analyzing home energy performance. Because states and utilities have adopted different tools for compiling and analyzing the data, home performance companies that participate in multiple utility programs or operate over multiple regions need proficiency in each of the reporting platforms used. The necessity of being fluent in multiple programs and of providing results in numerous platforms dramatically increases the home performance companies' information technology infrastructure and training costs. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has supported the

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Requirements for Defining Utility Drive Cycles: An Exploratory Analysis of Grid Frequency Regulation Data for Establishing Battery Performance Testing Standards  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Battery testing procedures are important for understanding battery performance, including degradation over the life of the battery. Standards are important to provide clear rules and uniformity to an industry. The work described in this report addresses the need for standard battery testing procedures that reflect real-world applications of energy storage systems to provide regulation services to grid operators. This work was motivated by the need to develop Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) testing procedures, or V2G drive cycles. Likewise, the stationary energy storage community is equally interested in standardized testing protocols that reflect real-world grid applications for providing regulation services. As the first of several steps toward standardizing battery testing cycles, this work focused on a statistical analysis of frequency regulation signals from the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Maryland Interconnect with the goal to identify patterns in the regulation signal that would be representative of the entire signal as a typical regulation data set. Results from an extensive time-series analysis are discussed, and the results are explained from both the statistical and the battery-testing perspectives. The results then are interpreted in the context of defining a small set of V2G drive cycles for standardization, offering some recommendations for the next steps toward standardizing testing protocols.

Hafen, Ryan P.; Vishwanathan, Vilanyur V.; Subbarao, Krishnappa; Kintner-Meyer, Michael CW

2011-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Savings potential of ENERGY STAR (registered trademark) voluntary labeling programs  

SciTech Connect

In 1993 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced ENERGY STAR (registered trademark), a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products. Since then EPA, now in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has introduced programs for more than twenty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, new homes, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. We present potential energy, dollar and carbon savings forecasts for these programs for the period 1998 to 2010. Our target market penetration case represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide results under the assumption of 100% market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period. Finally, we assess the sensitivity of our target penetration case forecasts to greater or lesser marketing success by EPA and DOE, lower-than-expected future energy prices, and higher or lower rates of carbon emission by electricity generators. The potential savings of ENERGY STAR are substantial. If all purchasers chose Energy Star-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products over the next 15 years, they would save more than $100 billion on their energy bills during those 15 years. (Bill savings are in 1995 dollars, discounted at a 4% real discount rate.)

Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.

1998-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Building America Top Innovations 2013 Profile … HPXML: A Standardized Home Performance Data Sharing System  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

program tracking systems and program tracking systems and energy upgrade analysis software. Many software platforms are available for recording the results of home energy audits for energy-efficiency upgrades and for analyzing home energy performance. Because states and utilities have adopted different tools for compiling and analyzing the data, home performance companies that participate in multiple utility programs or operate over multiple regions need proficiency in each of the reporting platforms used. The necessity of being fluent in multiple programs and of providing results in numerous platforms dramatically increases the home performance companies' information technology infrastructure and training costs. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has supported the

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Standard Methods of Characterizing Performance of Fan Filter Units, Version 3.0  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Efficient Filtration: Fan-filter Units. Final Report,Xu. 2007. The Development of Fan Filter Unit with Flow Rate2007. Performance of Large Fan Filter Units for Cleanroom

Xu, Tengfang

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A review of the Brazilian NBR 15575 standard: applying the simulation and simplified methods for evaluating a social house thermal performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The new Brazilian ABNT NBR 15575 Standard recommends two methods for analyzing housing thermal performance: a simplified and a computational simulation method. The aim of this paper is to evaluate both methods and the coherence between each other. For ... Keywords: NBR 15575 standard, housing thermal performance simulation, thermal performance regulation

Tassia H. T. Marques; Karin M. S. Chvatal

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

OSHA: Standards and Recordkeeping  

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OSHA: Standards & OSHA: Standards & Record keeping Frances E. Humphrey, CRNP, COHN-5/CM DOE Headquarters January 17, 2002 .. DOL Organizational Chart History of OSHA +11/14n8: Lead Standard Published * 5/23/80: Medical & Exposure Records Standard Finalized * 7/2/82: Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Created +11/25/83: HazCom Standard Promulgated * 9/1/89: Lockout/Tagout Standard Issued OSHA Mission Statement * "The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's workers" {OSHA, 2001) History of OSHA +12/29nO: President Nixon signed Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 * 5129n1: First Standards Adopted * 1/17n2: OSHA Training Institute Established * Nov-Dec 1972: First State Plans Approved

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DOE Technical Standards Program Procedures  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 Revision: 4 Date: August 1, 2000 USE OF VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS AND INTERACTION WITH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Safety Policy and Standards Washington, D.C. 20585 Standards Use / Participation DOE-TSPP-3 Revision: 4 Date: August 1, 2000 i PAGE INTENTIONALLY BLANK DOE-TSPP-3 Standards Use / Participation Revision: 4 Date: August 1, 2000 DOE Technical Standards Program ii CONTENTS Paragraph Page 1. SCOPE.............................................................................................................................................1 1.1 Purpose ................................................................................................................... 1 1.2 Applicability.............................................................................................................. 1

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Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Electricity Factors  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Voluntary Reporting Program > Coefficients Voluntary Reporting Program > Coefficients Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program (Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Fuel Carbon Dioxide Emission Coefficients) Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Fuel Emission Coefficients Table 1: Carbon Dioxide Emission Factors for Stationary Combustion Table 2: Carbon Dioxide Emission Factors for Transportation Fuels Table 3: Generic Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emission Factors for Stationary Fuel Combustion Table 4: Specific Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emission Factors for Biogenic Fuel Sources Table 5: Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emissions Factors for Highway Vehicles Table 6: Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emission Factors for Alternative Fuel Vehicles Table 7: Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emission Factors for Non-Highway Mobile Combustion

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program  

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of Greenhouse Gases Program of Greenhouse Gases Program Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program ***THE VOLUNTARY REPORTING OF GREENHOUSE GASES ("1605(b)") PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUSPENDED.*** This affects all survey respondents. Please visit the What's New page for full details. What Is the Voluntary Reporting Program? logo Established by Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, the Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program encourages corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, households, and other private and public entities to submit annual reports of their greenhouse gas emissions, emission reductions, and sequestration activities. The Program provides a means for voluntary reporting that is complete, reliable, and consistent. More information on the program...

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Instrument performance evaluation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Deficiencies exist in both the performance and the quality of health physics instruments. Recognizing the implications of such deficiencies for the protection of workers and the public, in the early 1980s the DOE and the NRC encouraged the development of a performance standard and established a program to test a series of instruments against criteria in the standard. The purpose of the testing was to establish the practicality of the criteria in the standard, to determine the performance of a cross section of available instruments, and to establish a testing capability. Over 100 instruments were tested, resulting in a practical standard and an understanding of the deficiencies in available instruments. In parallel with the instrument testing, a value-impact study clearly established the benefits of implementing a formal testing program. An ad hoc committee also met several times to establish recommendations for the voluntary implementation of a testing program based on the studies and the performance standard. For several reasons, a formal program did not materialize. Ongoing tests and studies have supported the development of specific instruments and have helped specific clients understand the performance of their instruments. The purpose of this presentation is to trace the history of instrument testing to date and suggest the benefits of a centralized formal program.

Swinth, K.L.

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standard Test Method for Electrical Performance of Concentrator Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules and Systems Under Natural Sunlight  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the electrical performance of photovoltaic concentrator modules and systems under natural sunlight using a normal incidence pyrheliometer. 1.2 The test method is limited to module assemblies and systems where the geometric concentration ratio specified by the manufacturer is greater than 5. 1.3 This test method applies to concentrators that use passive cooling where the cell temperature is related to the air temperature. 1.4 Measurements under a variety of conditions are allowed; results are reported under a select set of concentrator reporting conditions to facilitate comparison of results. 1.5 This test method applies only to concentrator terrestrial modules and systems. 1.6 This test method assumes that the module or system electrical performance characteristics do not change during the period of test. 1.7 The performance rating determined by this test method applies only at the period of the test, and implies no past or future performance level. 1.8...

American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Impact of Adopting Maximum Technologies as Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in the U.S. Residential Sector  

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buildings/appliance_standards/residential/cac_heatp umps_buildings/appliance_standards/residential/fb_tsd_09 07.htmlof Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling Programs, LBNL

Letschert, Virginie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Impact of Adopting Maximum Technologies as Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in the U.S. Residential Sector  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

appliance_standards/residential/heating_p roducts_fr_appliance_standards/residential/cac_heatp umps_new_buildings/appliance_standards/residential/fb_tsd_09 07.html

Letschert, Virginie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Electrical Performance and Spectral Response of Nonconcentrator Multijunction Photovoltaic Cells and Modules  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1.1 These test methods provide special techniques needed to determine the electrical performance and spectral response of two-terminal, multijunction photovoltaic (PV) devices, both cell and modules. 1.2 These test methods are modifications and extensions of the procedures for single-junction devices defined by Test Methods E948, E1021, and E1036. 1.3 These test methods do not include temperature and irradiance corrections for spectral response and current-voltage (I-V) measurements. Procedures for such corrections are available in Test Methods E948, E1021, and E1036. 1.4 These test methods may be applied to cells and modules intended for concentrator applications. 1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard. 1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and ...

American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Technical Standards Program: Procedures  

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Department of Energy Technical Standards Procedures Department of Energy Technical Standards Procedures Office of Nuclear Safety The following procedures should be used to write, revise, or maintain a DOE technical standard. They are also used to convert a DOE technical standard to a non-government standard or to form a topical committee. Table of Contents (TSPP-00) Program Overview and Responsibilities (TSPP-01) Initiating DOE Technical Standards (TSPP-02) Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and Interaction with Standards Development Organizations (TSPP-03) Developing DOE Technical Standard (TSPP-04) Coordination of Technical Standards (TSPP-05) - Draft In Concurrence Resolution - TSPP-06-2009 is the currently approved TSPP that addresses coordination of DOE Technical Standards. Approving and Issuing DOE Technical Standards (TSPP-06)

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Standard Test Methods for Electrical Performance of Nonconcentrator Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules and Arrays Using Reference Cells  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1.1 These test methods cover the electrical performance of photovoltaic modules and arrays under natural or simulated sunlight using a calibrated reference cell. 1.1.1 These test methods allow a reference module to be used instead of a reference cell provided the reference module has been calibrated using these test methods against a calibrated reference cell. 1.2 Measurements under a variety of conditions are allowed; results are reported under a select set of reporting conditions (RC) to facilitate comparison of results. 1.3 These test methods apply only to nonconcentrator terrestrial modules and arrays. 1.4 The performance parameters determined by these test methods apply only at the time of the test, and imply no past or future performance level. 1.5 These test methods apply to photovoltaic modules and arrays that do not contain series-connected photovoltaic multijunction devices; such module and arrays should be tested according to Test Methods E 2236. 1.6 The values stated in SI units are to be re...

American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Standards, OMB Circular A-119 - May 14, 1998 | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

OMB Circular A-119 - May 14, 1998 Technical Standards, OMB Circular A-119 - May 14, 1998 May 14, 1998 Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus...

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The Standards Forum - March, 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 – March 2000 4 – March 2000 PAGE 1 The Standards News on the DOE Technical Standards Program A Note From the Manager ............. 2 Are You A Player? .................. 2 INSIDE THIS ISSUE TSM Welcome ............................... 3 TSM Spotlight ................................ 4 Saving Through Sharing ................. 5 Upcoming Meetings ....................... 6 Standards Actions .......................... 7 Topical Committees ....................... 12 News Briefs ................................... 14 Volume 7 – Number 4 – March 2000 (Continued on Page 15) 8 Introduction The National Technology Transfer and Ad- vancement Act (NTTAA) provides impetus for NIST’s standards activities. This law di- rects NIST to provide public sector leadership for voluntary standards

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Experimental analysis of thermal performance of flat plate and evacuated tube solar collectors in stationary standard and daily conditions  

SciTech Connect

New comparative tests on two different types of solar collectors are presented in this paper. A standard glazed flat plate collector and an evacuated tube collector are installed in parallel and tested at the same working conditions; the evacuated collector is a direct flow through type with external compound parabolic concentrator (CPC) reflectors. Efficiency in steady-state and quasi-dynamic conditions is measured following the standard and it is compared with the input/output curves measured for the whole day. The first purpose of the present work is the comparison of results in steady-state and quasi-dynamic test methods both for flat plate and evacuated tube collectors. Besides this, the objective is to characterize and to compare the daily energy performance of these two types of collectors. An effective mean for describing and analyzing the daily performance is the so called input/output diagram, in which the collected solar energy is plotted against the daily incident solar radiation. Test runs have been performed in several conditions to reproduce different conventional uses (hot water, space heating, solar cooling). Results are also presented in terms of daily efficiency versus daily average reduced temperature difference: this allows to represent the comparative characteristics of the two collectors when operating under variable conditions, especially with wide range of incidence angles. (author)

Zambolin, E.; Del Col, D. [Dipartimento di Fisica Tecnica, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Via Venezia 1, 35131 Padova (Italy)

2010-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

148

Interaction of Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets  

SciTech Connect

In recent years, both compliance and voluntary markets have emerged to help support the development of renewable energy resources. Both of these markets are growing rapidly and today about half of U.S. states have RPS policies in place, with a number of these policies adopted in the last several years. In addition, many states have recently increased the stringency of their RPS policies. This paper examines key market interaction issues between compliance and voluntary renewable energy markets. It provides an overview of both the compliance and voluntary markets, addressing each market's history, purpose, size, scope, and benefits while addressing issues, including double counting.

Bird, L.; Lokey, E.

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Assessing the Performance of Voluntary Environmental Programs: Does Certification Matter?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

associated with the arts and humanities, including Fulbright Fellowships, Newberry Library Fellowships

Darnall, Nicole

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Achieving New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Through Integration of Low-NOx Burners with an Optimization Plan for Boiler Combustion  

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Improvement Improvement Initiative (PPII) CONTACTS Brad Tomer Director Office of Major Demonstrations National Energy Technology Laboratory 3610 Collins Ferry Road P.O. Box 880 Morgantown, WV 26507-0880 304-285-4692 brad.tomer@netl.doe.gov PARTNER Sunflower Electric Power Corporation Garden City, KS Sunflower's 360 MWe Wall-fired Holcomb Station Achieving new Source PerformAnce StAndArdS (nSPS) through integrAtion of Low-no X BurnerS with An oPtimizAtion PLAn for BoiLer comBuStion (comPLeted) A unique combination of high-tech combustion modifications and sophisticated control systems was planned to be tested on a coal-fired boiler at Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Power Station in Finney County, Kansas, to demonstrate how new technology can reduce air emissions and save costs for ratepayers. However, due to larger than anticipated costs

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Why Report  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Why Report Why Report Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Why Report What Is the Purpose of Form EIA-1605? Form EIA-1605 provides the means for the voluntary reporting of greenhouse gas emissions, reductions, and sequestration under Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. The purpose of the Voluntary Reporting Program is to encourage corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, households, and other private and public entities to submit annual reports of their greenhouse gas emissions, emission reductions, and sequestration activities. Form EIA-1605 provides a means for voluntary reporting that is complete, reliable, and consistent. How Will My Entity Benefit From Reporting? There are a number of ways for your entity to benefit from reporting, including:

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Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund < Back Eligibility Commercial Nonprofit Residential Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Water Heating Program Info State Virginia Program Type Public Benefits Fund Provider Virginia Division of Energy In April 2011, the Virginia legislature created the Voluntary Solar Resource Development Fund. The fund is administered by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME). All utilities are required to provide a link on their web site to the DMME web site, where customers can make contributions to the fund. Utilities must also provide opportunities for customers to donate through their paper newsletters, emails or bills.

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WIPP Security Contractor Receives DOE Voluntary Protection Program Award |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Contractor Receives DOE Voluntary Protection Program Contractor Receives DOE Voluntary Protection Program Award WIPP Security Contractor Receives DOE Voluntary Protection Program Award October 24, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Site Operations Director Casey Gadbury (right) and Farok Sharif, President and Project Manager for Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC, the management and operating contractor at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, present the DOE's Voluntary Protection Program Legacy Star Award to Richard De Los Santos, protective force manager for Security Walls, the security contractor at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. The DOE-VPP legacy star award is the highest level of recognition possible in the VPP. Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Site Operations Director Casey Gadbury

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2005 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary...  

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Date Published 032006 ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2005) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and...

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2008 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary...  

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Date Published 112007 ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2008) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and...

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Voluntary Protection Program | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Voluntary Protection Voluntary Protection Program Voluntary Protection Program Posted: February 14, 2013 - 9:53am Raising the VPP flag at New Hope Center Protection against preventable illness and injury is not new to Y-12. Excellent tools already function toward keeping us healthy and safe on the job, and in June, Y-12 received the U.S. Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program Star status. We proudly fly the flag at the New Hope Center. This flag of distinction shows Y-12 employees are serious about safety. Senior Vice President and Deputy General Manager of Operations Bill Klemm said, "The objective isn't the star. The objective is everybody's safety. I give credit to everyone at the plant for us receiving the VPP Star level status. Continue to keep safety your focus as we continue our

157

Insights from U.S. Experience to Guide International Reliance on Standardization: Achieving Supply Chain Sustainability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sustainability in supply chain operations fundamentally relies on environmental standards, the traditional driver of investment in pollution control and a major factor in facilities site selection. While environmental standardization has traditionally ... Keywords: Anticipatory Standards, Antitrust, Conformity Assessment, Consortium, Standards Development Activities SDA, Standards Development Organization SDO, Switching Costs, Voluntary Consensus Standards VCSs

John W. Bagby

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potential Impact of Adopting Maximum Technologies as Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in the U.S. Residential Sector  

SciTech Connect

The US Department of Energy (US DOE) has placed lighting and appliance standards at a very high priority of the U.S. energy policy. However, the maximum energy savings and CO2 emissions reduction achievable via minimum efficiency performance standards (MEPS) has not yet been fully characterized. The Bottom Up Energy Analysis System (BUENAS), first developed in 2007, is a global, generic, and modular tool designed to provide policy makers with estimates of potential impacts resulting from MEPS for a variety of products, at the international and/or regional level. Using the BUENAS framework, we estimated potential national energy savings and CO2 emissions mitigation in the US residential sector that would result from the most aggressive policy foreseeable: standards effective in 2014 set at the current maximum technology (Max Tech) available on the market. This represents the most likely characterization of what can be maximally achieved through MEPS in the US. The authors rely on the latest Technical Support Documents and Analytical Tools published by the U.S. Department of Energy as a source to determine appliance stock turnover and projected efficiency scenarios of what would occur in the absence of policy. In our analysis, national impacts are determined for the following end uses: lighting, television, refrigerator-freezers, central air conditioning, room air conditioning, residential furnaces, and water heating. The analyzed end uses cover approximately 65percent of site energy consumption in the residential sector (50percent of the electricity consumption and 80percent of the natural gas and LPG consumption). This paper uses this BUENAS methodology to calculate that energy savings from Max Tech for the U.S. residential sector products covered in this paper will reach an 18percent reduction in electricity demand compared to the base case and 11percent in Natural Gas and LPG consumption by 2030 The methodology results in reductions in CO2 emissions of a similar magnitude.

Letschert, Virginie; Desroches, Louis-Benoit; McNeil, Michael; Saheb, Yamina

2010-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

159

EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - What's New  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Environment > Voluntary Reporting Program > What's New Environment > Voluntary Reporting Program > What's New Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program What's New Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Suspended May 2011 The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases ("1605(b)") Program has been suspended. The suspension is due to recent reductions in budget appropriations and is effective immediately. Survey respondents may still submit data to the 1605(b) Program using the program's Workbook Form via EIA's Secure File Transfer mechanism. However, EIA will not be able to process and review submitted data or offer respondent support on the submitted data. Should a respondant submit data under the current collection cycle to EIA, the data will be retained in our electronic records. If the 1605(b) Program resumes normal operations, your submitted data will be reviewed and processed at that time. You will be notified in the future if the 1605(b) Program resumes normal operation. If you have any questions, please contact the survey manager, Paul McArdle, at paul.mcardle@eia.gov

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Technical Standards Newsletter - March 2006 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 2006 March 2006 Technical Standards Newsletter - March 2006 The Standards Forum and Standards Actions - March 2006 INSIDE THIS ISSUE: TSP Manager's Notes........................................................................................... 1 New ISO Policy Provides International Solutions to Market Needs......................... 2 Plain Talk for a New Generation............................................................................. 5 The Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards within the Department of Energy........... 7 Two Change Notices for DOE Standard 1104........................................................ 8 New Technical Guidance on Risk Assessments....................................................... 9 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight.................................................................

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SCALE: A modular code system for performing standardized computer analyses for licensing evaluation: Functional modules F1-F8  

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This Manual represents Revision 5 of the user documentation for the modular code system referred to as SCALE. The history of the SCALE code system dates back to 1969 when the current Computational Physics and Engineering Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) began providing the transportation package certification staff at the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission with computational support in the use of the new KENO code for performing criticality safety assessments with the statistical Monte Carlo method. From 1969 to 1976 the certification staff relied on the ORNL staff to assist them in the correct use of codes and data for criticality, shielding, and heat transfer analyses of transportation packages. However, the certification staff learned that, with only occasional use of the codes, it was difficult to become proficient in performing the calculations often needed for an independent safety review. Thus, shortly after the move of the certification staff to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the NRC staff proposed the development of an easy-to-use analysis system that provided the technical capabilities of the individual modules with which they were familiar. With this proposal, the concept of the Standardized Computer Analyses for Licensing Evaluation (SCALE) code system was born. This volume consists of the section of the manual dealing with eight of the functional modules in the code. Those are: BONAMI - resonance self-shielding by the Bondarenko method; NITAWL-II - SCALE system module for performing resonance shielding and working library production; XSDRNPM - a one-dimensional discrete-ordinates code for transport analysis; XSDOSE - a module for calculating fluxes and dose rates at points outside a shield; KENO IV/S - an improved monte carlo criticality program; COUPLE; ORIGEN-S - SCALE system module to calculate fuel depletion, actinide transmutation, fission product buildup and decay, and associated radiation source terms; ICE.

NONE

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Market Brief: Status of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Market (2011 Data)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents the status and trends of U.S. 'voluntary' markets -- those in which consumers and institutions purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs on a voluntary basis. Voluntary REC markets continue to exhibit growth and spur renewable energy development. Voluntary green power markets provide an additional revenue stream for renewable energy projects and raise consumer awareness of the benefits of renewable energy. Although a full estimate of the size of the voluntary market is not available for 2011, this review uses indicative metrics to capture 2011 voluntary market trends.

Heeter, J.; Armstrong, P.; Bird, L.

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Final voluntary release assessment/corrective action report  

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The US Department of Energy, Carlsbad Area Office (DOE-CAO) has completed a voluntary release assessment sampling program at selected Solid Waste Management Units (SWMUs) at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). This Voluntary Release Assessment/Corrective Action (RA/CA) report has been prepared for final submittal to the Environmental protection Agency (EPA) Region 6, Hazardous Waste Management Division and the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) Hazardous and Radioactive Materials Bureau to describe the results of voluntary release assessment sampling and proposed corrective actions at the SWMU sites. The Voluntary RA/CA Program is intended to be the first phase in implementing the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Facility Investigation (RFI) and corrective action process at the WIPP. Data generated as part of this sampling program are intended to update the RCRA Facility Assessment (RFA) for the WIPP (Assessment of Solid Waste Management Units at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant), NMED/DOE/AIP 94/1. This Final Voluntary RA/CA Report documents the results of release assessment sampling at 11 SWMUs identified in the RFA. With this submittal, DOE formally requests a No Further Action determination for these SWMUs. Additionally, this report provides information to support DOE`s request for No Further Action at the Brinderson and Construction landfill SWMUs, and to support DOE`s request for approval of proposed corrective actions at three other SWMUs (the Badger Unit Drill Pad, the Cotton Baby Drill Pad, and the DOE-1 Drill Pad). This information is provided to document the results of the Voluntary RA/CA activities submitted to the EPA and NMED in August 1995.

NONE

1996-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

164

EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Reporting Guidelines  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Reporting Guidelines Reporting Guidelines Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Reporting Guidelines The purpose of the guidelines is to establish the procedures and requirements for filing voluntary reports, and to ensure that the annual reports of greenhouse gas emissions, emission reductions, and sequestration activities submitted by corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, households, and other private and public entities to submit are complete, reliable, and consistent. Over time, it is anticipated that these reports will provide a reliable record of the contributions reporting entities have made toward reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. General Guidelines General Guidelines Technical Guidelines Technical Guidelines Appendices to the Technical Guidelines:

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Department of Energy Technical Standards Program  

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Nuclear Safety (HS-30) Nuclear Safety (HS-30) Office of Nuclear Safety Home Technical Standards Program » Search » Approved Standards » Recently Approved » RevCom for TSP » Monthly Status Reports » Archive » Feedback HSS Logo Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Office of Nuclear Safety Technical Standards Logo - Globe The DOE Technical Standards Program promotes the use of voluntary consensus standards at DOE, manages and facilitates DOE's efforts to develop and maintain necessary technical standards, and communicates information on technical standards activities to people who develop or use technical standards in DOE. Online Standards Approved DOE Technical Standards Recently approved DOE Technical Standards Monthly Status Reports DOE Technical Standards Archive

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The Accuracy of Voluntary Observing Ships' Meteorological Observations-Results of the VSOP-NA  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For the Voluntary Observing Ships Special Observing Project for the North Atlantic (VSOP-NA), the layout, meteorological instrumentation, and observing practices of 45 voluntary observing ships (VOS) operating in the North Atlantic were ...

Elizabeth C. Kent; Peter K. Taylor; Bruce S. Truscott; John S. Hopkins

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wackenhut Services, Incorporated: Report from the DOE Voluntary Protection Program onsite review, August 10--14, 1998  

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This report summarizes the Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program (DOE-VPP) Review Team`s findings from the five-day onsite evaluation of Wackenhut Services, Inc. (WSI) at Savannah River Site (SRS), conducted August 10-14, 1998. The site was evaluated against the program requirements contained in US Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program, Part 1: Program Elements to determine its success in implementing the five DOE-VPP tenets. The Team determined that WSI has met in varying degrees, all the tenets of the DOE-VPP. In every case, WSI programs and procedures exceed the level or degree necessary for compliance with existing standards, DOE Orders, and guidelines. In addition, WSI has systematically integrated their occupational safety and health (OSH) program into management and work practices at all levels. WSI`s efforts toward implementing the five major DOE-VPP tenets are summarized.

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2008 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary  

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Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Title 2008 Status Report - Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR Voluntary Labeling Program Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-56380 Year of Publication 2007 Authors Sanchez, Marla C., Carrie A. Webber, Richard E. Brown, and Gregory K. Homan Date Published 11/2007 Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ISBN Number LBNL-56380(2008) Keywords Enduse, Energy End-Use Forecasting, EUF Abstract ENERGY STAR is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR includes more than thirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for ENERGY STAR labeled products. We present estimates of energy, dollar, and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2007, what we expect in 2008, and provide savings forecasts for the periods 2008 to 2015 and 2008 to 2025. The forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic ENERGY STAR unit sales for each of the products.

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Carbon Code Requirements for voluntary carbon sequestration projects  

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Woodland Carbon Code Requirements for voluntary carbon sequestration projects ® Version 1.2 July of group schemes 8 2.6 Monitoring 9 2.7 Carbon statements and reporting 9 2.8 Woodland Carbon Code trademark 10 3. Carbon sequestration 11 3.1 Units of carbon calculation 11 3.2 Carbon baseline 11 3.3 Carbon

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Carbon Code Requirements for voluntary carbon sequestration projects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Woodland Carbon Code Requirements for voluntary carbon sequestration projects ® Version 1.1 July.6 Monitoring 8 2.7 Carbon statements and reporting 8 2.8 Woodland Carbon Code trademark 9 3. Carbon sequestration 10 3.1 Units of carbon calculation 10 3.2 Carbon baseline 10 3.3 Carbon leakage 11 3.4 Project

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Under Constructi...  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

us via e-mail, phone, fax, or U.S. mail: E-Mail: InfoGHG@eia.doe.gov Phone: Toll-Free: 800-803-5182 Local: 202-586-0688 Fax: 202-586-3045 U.S. Mail: Voluntary Reporting of...

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Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market (2012 Data)  

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Voluntary green power markets are those in which consumers and institutions voluntarily purchase renewable energy to match their electricity needs. Voluntary action provides a revenue stream for renewable energy projects and raises consumer awareness of the benefits of renewable energy. These markets continued to exhibit growth and stimulate renewable energy development in 2012. This paper reviews the voluntary market and identifies market trends.

Heeter, J.; Nicholas, T.

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Achieving New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) Emission Standards Through Integration of Low-NOx Burners with an Optimization Plan for Boiler Combustion  

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The objective of this project was to demonstrate the use of an Integrated Combustion Optimization System to achieve NO{sub X} emission levels in the range of 0.15 to 0.22 lb/MMBtu while simultaneously enabling increased power output. The project plan consisted of the integration of low-NO{sub X} burners and advanced overfire air technology with various process measurement and control devices on the Holcomb Station Unit 1 boiler. The plan included the use of sophisticated neural networks or other artificial intelligence technologies and complex software to optimize several operating parameters, including NO{sub X} emissions, boiler efficiency, and CO emissions. The program was set up in three phases. In Phase I, the boiler was equipped with sensors that can be used to monitor furnace conditions and coal flow to permit improvements in boiler operation. In Phase II, the boiler was equipped with burner modifications designed to reduce NO{sub X} emissions and automated coal flow dampers to permit on-line fuel balancing. In Phase III, the boiler was to be equipped with an overfire air system to permit deep reductions in NO{sub X} emissions. Integration of the overfire air system with the improvements made in Phases I and II would permit optimization of boiler performance, output, and emissions. This report summarizes the overall results from Phases I and II of the project. A significant amount of data was collected from the combustion sensors, coal flow monitoring equipment, and other existing boiler instrumentation to monitor performance of the burner modifications and the coal flow balancing equipment.

Wayne Penrod

2006-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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ANSI 2013 Finegan Standards Medal  

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ANSI 2013 Finegan Standards Medal ANSI 2013 Finegan Standards Medal Aimee McKane McKane receives Finegan award July 22, 2013 Aimee McKane Aimee McKane, deputy group leader at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Environmental Energy technologies Division, will receive the Finegan Standards Medal of the American National Standards Institute, which honors an individual who has shown extraordinary leadership in the development and application of voluntary standards. McKane was nominated by the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to ISO/TC 242 on Energy Management and US. Technical Advisory Group to ISO/TC 257 General technical rules for determination of energy savings in renovation projects, industrial enterprises and regions for her outstanding service to the US TAG and to the standards activities related to energy.

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Standards.gov Home  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-119, Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus ...

2013-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimate of Cost-Effective Potential for Minimum Efficiency Performance Standards in 13 Major World Economies Energy Savings, Environmental and Financial Impacts  

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Energy Initiative Life-cycle Cost Analysis Canada and Mexico baseline energy consumption. Canadas and Mexicos marketsMexico minimum efficiency performance standard million tons (of CO 2 ) national equipment cost National Electric Manufacturers Association national energy

Letschert, Virginie E.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HWMA/RCRA CLOSURE PLAN FOR THE MATERIALS TEST REACTOR WING (TRA-604) LABORATORY COMPONENTS VOLUNTARY CONSENT ORDER ACTION PLAN VCO-5.8 D REVISION2  

SciTech Connect

This Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act closure plan was developed for the laboratory components of the Test Reactor Area Catch Tank System (TRA-630) that are located in the Materials Test Reactor Wing (TRA-604) at the Reactor Technology Complex, Idaho National Laboratory Site, to meet a further milestone established under Voluntary Consent Order Action Plan VCO-5.8.d. The TRA-604 laboratory components addressed in this closure plan were deferred from the TRA-630 Catch Tank System closure plan due to ongoing laboratory operations in the areas requiring closure actions. The TRA-604 laboratory components include the TRA-604 laboratory warm wastewater drain piping, undersink drains, subheaders, and the east TRA-604 laboratory drain header. Potentially contaminated surfaces located beneath the TRA-604 laboratory warm wastewater drain piping and beneath the island sinks located in Laboratories 126 and 128 (located in TRA-661) are also addressed in this closure plan. The TRA-604 laboratory components will be closed in accordance with the interim status requirements of the Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as implemented by the Idaho Administrative Procedures Act 58.01.05.009 and 40 Code of Federal Regulations 265, Subparts G and J. This closure plan presents the closure performance standards and the methods for achieving those standards.

KIRK WINTERHOLLER

2008-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

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El Paso Electric Company - SCORE Plus Standard Offer Program (New Mexico)  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Electric Company - SCORE Plus Standard Offer Program (New Mexico) Electric Company - SCORE Plus Standard Offer Program (New Mexico) http://en.openei.org/wiki/El_Paso_Electric_Company_-_SCORE_Plus_Standard_Offer_Program_(New_Mexico) Financial Incentive Programs The El Paso Electric (EPE) SCORE Plus Program is designed to help participants identify energy efficiency opportunities in existing and newly planned facilities and to provide monetary incentives to help implement the projects. The program is funded by the El Paso Electric Power Company and is being offered at no cost to participants. SCORE is a voluntary program that offers objective, third party consulting on best practices in the areas of energy usage and energy efficiency. No products or services are sold through the SCORE Program. Customized energy performance benchmarking, energy master planning workshops, technical

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Getting Started  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Getting Started Getting Started Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Getting Started Form EIA-1605 may seem daunting at first, even for entities that have reported under the original program. That's why EIA has developed the Getting Started page to help entities take a systematic approach to reporting their emissions and reductions. The Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program suggests that prospective reporters familiarize themselves with the specific requirements for reporting their entity's inventory and reductions by answering the questions embodied in the 10 steps below. In addition, EIA has prepared the interactive Getting Started tool to help reporters determine what parts of Form EIA-1605 they need to complete. Getting Started Tool Getting Started PDF Tables

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Interaction of Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets  

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Interaction of Compliance Interaction of Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets Lori Bird and Elizabeth Lokey Technical Report NREL/ TP-670-42096 October 2007 NREL is operated by Midwest Research Institute ● Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by Midwest Research Institute * Battelle Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 Technical Report NREL/ TP-670-42096 October 2007 Interaction of Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Markets Lori Bird and Elizabeth Lokey Prepared under Task No. IGST.7330 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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181

High-speed camera characterization of voluntary eye blinking kinematics  

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1 High-Speed Camera Characterisation of Voluntary Eye Blinking Kinematics Kyung-Ah Kwon, Rebecca J. Shipley, Mohan Edirisinghe* Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JE, UK Daniel... , M. G. 1980 Interaction of eyelids and tears in corneal wetting and the dynamics of the normal human eyeblink. Am J Ophthalmol. 89:507-516. 4. Bologna, M., Agostino, R., Gregori, B., Belvisi, D., Ottaviani, D., Colosimo, C., Fabbrini, G...

Kwon, K-A; Shipley, RJ; Edirisinghe, M; Ezra, DG; Rose, G; Best, Serena Michelle; Cameron, Ruth Elizabeth

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gold Standard Program Model | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Gold Standard Program Model Gold Standard Program Model Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Gold Standard Program Model Agency/Company /Organization: World Wildlife Fund Sector: Climate, Energy User Interface: Other Complexity/Ease of Use: Moderate Website: www.cdmgoldstandard.org/project-certification/rules-and-toolkit Cost: Paid Related Tools Environmental Benefits Mapping and Analysis Program (BenMAP) MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model ProForm ... further results Find Another Tool FIND DEVELOPMENT IMPACTS ASSESSMENT TOOLS A bottom-up method of certifying Kyoto Protocol Clean Development Mechanism projects and voluntary programs that result in verifiable co-benefits. Approach It is a bottom up method of certifying Kyoto Protocol Clean Development Mechanism projects as well as voluntary programs that result in verifiable

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Building Energy Efficiency Standards in Hong Kong and Mainland China  

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This paper investigates building energy efficiency standards in Hong Kong and mainland China. Building energy regulations are placed in the context of broad trends in energy supply and demand, and of energy policy. The paper offers an overview of the requirements of specific energy-efficiency laws and codes for buildings, and discusses how these requirements affect building design. While its fundamental economic policy approach emphasizes free markets and minimum government intervention, Hong Kong has developed building energy codes for commercial and other buildings largely in response to the energy and environmental concerns. Mandatory code for building envelope was enforced since 1995; energy codes for building services were developed and implemented on a voluntary basis in recent years. Performance-based compliance options and better integration of the codes are needed for future development.

Sam C. M. Hui; Grove California

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementing Performance-Based Sustainability Requirements for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Key Design Elements and Policy Considerations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

have environmental and social impacts at local, regional,ESIA: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment EurepGAP:to perform environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA)

Yeh, Sonia; Sumner, Daniel A.; Kaffka, Stephen R.; Ogden, J; Jenkins, Bryan M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Voltage Unbalance: Power Quality Issues, Related Standards and Mitigation Techniques: Effect of Unbalanced Voltage on End Use Equipm ent Performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Unbalanced voltages can result in adverse effects on equipment and the electric distribution system. Under unbalanced conditions the distribution system will incur more losses and heating effects, and be less stable. The effect of voltage unbalance can also be detrimental to equipment such as induction motors, power electronic converters, and adjustable speed drives (ASDs). The purpose of this study is to investigate the causes and effects of voltage unbalance as well as the related standards and mitigat...

2000-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

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1998 federal technical standards workshop: Proceedings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The theme for the 1998 workshop was Standards Management -- A World of Change and Opportunities. The workshop`s goal was to further the implementation of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-113) through the sharing of standards management success stories, lessons learned, and emerging initiatives within the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. The target audience for this workshop included agency/department and contractor personnel and representatives of standards developing organizations that either used technical standards in their work for the Federal Government of participated in standards writing/management activities in support of the missions and programs of Federal agencies/departments. As with previous standards workshops sponsored by the DOE, views on the technical subject areas under the workshop theme were solicited from and provided by agency Standards Executives and standards program managers, voluntary standards organizations, and the private sector. This report includes vugraphs of the presentations.

NONE

1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implications of a New Source Performance Standard for New Fossil Generation: A High-Level Bounding Analysis Based on the US-REGEN Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has undertaken a bounding analysis of the impact to the electric sector of the proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for new generating units, recently put forward by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.The purpose of the analysis is to look at the coal generation option, under various plausible policy and uncertainty scenarios, and not to create a singular forecast of future outcomes. The primary assumed implication of the proposed ...

2013-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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SCALE: A modular code system for performing standardized computer analyses for licensing evaluation. Miscellaneous -- Volume 3, Revision 4  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

SCALE--a modular code system for Standardized Computer Analyses Licensing Evaluation--has been developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the request of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The SCALE system utilizes well-established computer codes and methods within standard analysis sequences that (1) allow an input format designed for the occasional user and/or novice; (2) automate the data processing and coupling between modules, and (3) provide accurate and reliable results. System developments has been directed at problem-dependent cross-section processing and analysis of criticality safety, shielding, heat transfer, and depletion/decay problems. Since the initial release of SCALE in 1980, the code system has been heavily used for evaluation of nuclear fuel facility and package designs. This revision documents Version 4.2 of the system. This manual is divided into three volumes: Volume 1--for the control module documentation, Volume 2--for the functional module documentation, and Volume 3--for the data libraries and subroutine libraries.

Petrie, L.M.; Jordon, W.C. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States); Edwards, A.L. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)]|[Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States)] [and others

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SCALE: A modular code system for performing standardized computer analyses for licensing evaluation. Control modules -- Volume 1, Revision 4  

SciTech Connect

SCALE--a modular code system for Standardized Computer Analyses Licensing Evaluation--has been developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the request of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The SCALE system utilizes well-established computer codes and methods within standard analysis sequences that (1) allow an input format designed for the occasional user and/or novice, (2) automate the data processing and coupling between modules, and (3) provide accurate and reliable results. System development has been directed at problem-dependent cross-section processing and analysis of criticality safety, shielding, heat transfer, and depletion/decay problems. Since the initial release of SCALE in 1980, the code system has been heavily used for evaluation of nuclear fuel facility and package designs. This revision documents Version 4.2 of the system. This manual is divided into three volumes: Volume 1--for the control module documentation, Volume 2--for the functional module documentation, and Volume 3 for the documentation of the data libraries and subroutine libraries.

Landers, N.F.; Petrie, L.M.; Knight, J.R. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)] [and others

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: U.S. EPA Proposes Voluntary Quality  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Proposes Proposes Voluntary Quality Assurance Program for Verifying RINs to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: U.S. EPA Proposes Voluntary Quality Assurance Program for Verifying RINs on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: U.S. EPA Proposes Voluntary Quality Assurance Program for Verifying RINs on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: U.S. EPA Proposes Voluntary Quality Assurance Program for Verifying RINs on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: U.S. EPA Proposes Voluntary Quality Assurance Program for Verifying RINs on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: U.S. EPA Proposes Voluntary Quality Assurance Program for Verifying RINs on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: U.S. EPA

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Synchrophasor Standards  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Development & Support Development & Support Kenneth Martin martin@electricpowergroup.com June 27-28, 2013 Washington, DC DOE/OE Transmission Reliability Program 2 Introduction  Synchrophasor measurement systems widely deployed  Enable a new generation of power system monitor & control capability - Improved power system analysis & system models - Wide area, high-resolution visibility - Basis for a new generation of controls  Research challenge - standards to enable interoperability - Measurement performance - Communications  Research focus - facilitate development, testing, and validation of standards to promote interoperability Basic phasor concept well known . A phasor is the complex form of the AC waveform √2 A cos (2 π ω 0 t + φ) A e

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Department of Energy Technical Standards Program | Department of Energy  

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Department of Energy Technical Standards Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Department of Energy Technical Standards Program The DOE Technical Standards Program promotes the use of voluntary consensus standards at DOE, manages and facilitates DOE's efforts to develop and maintain necessary technical standards, and communicates information on technical standards activities to people who develop or use technical standards in DOE. Online Standards Approved DOE Technical Standards DOE Technical Standards Archive Monthly Status Reports Subscribe RSS logo Subscribe to receive the latest DOE Approved Technical Standards via an RSS feed. Take Action Write, revise, or maintain a DOE Technical Standard Review a DOE Technical Standard at RevCom for TSP Additional Information Technical Standards Program Information

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Activities of HPS standards committee in environmental remediation  

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The Health Physics Society (HPS) develops American National Standards in the area of radiation protection using methods approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Two of its sections, Environmental Health Physics and Contamination Limits, have ongoing standards development which are important to some environmental remediation efforts. This paper describes the role of the HPS standards process and indicates particular standards under development which will be of interest to the reader. In addition, the authors solicit readers to participate in the voluntary standards process by either joining active working groups (WG) or suggesting appropriate and relevant topics which should be placed into the standards process.

Stencel, J.R. [Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Plasma Physics Lab.; Chen, S.Y. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainability of Vertical Standards Consortia as Communities of Practice: A Multilevel Framework  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is challenging for vertical standards consortia (VSCs) to succeed and thrive, since they need to serve heterogeneous members, their operations depend on members' voluntary contributions, and the social interactions within them can be complex to manage. ... Keywords: Community Of Practice, Resource-Based Model, Standards, Sustainability, Vertical Standards Consortia

Kexin Zhao; Sarah Khan; Mu Xia

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Voluntary cleanup of the Ames chemical disposal site.  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Department of Energy completed a voluntary removal action at the Ames chemical disposal site, a site associated with the early days of the Manhattan Project. It contained chemical and low-level radioactive wastes from development of the technology to extract uranium from uranium oxide. The process included the preparation of a Remedial Investigation, Feasibility Study, Baseline Risk Assessment, and, ultimately, issuance of a Record of Decision. Various stakeholder groups were involved, including members of the regulatory community, the general public, and the landowner, Iowa State University. The site was restored and returned to the landowner for unrestricted use.

Taboas, A. L.; Freeman, R.; Peterson, J.; Environmental Assessment; USDOE

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Technical Standards Program Procedures, 2009, DOE-TSPP-3  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 Revision: 5 Date: July 1, 2009 USE OF VOLUNTARY CONSENSUS STANDARDS AND INTERACTION WITH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Safety Policy and Assistance Washington, D.C. 20585 Standards Use / Participation DOE-TSPP-3 Revision: 5 Date: July 1, 2009 i CONTENTS Paragraph Page 1. SCOPE ............................................................................................................................................ 1 1.1 Purpose ..................................................................................................................... 1 1.2 Applicability ............................................................................................................... 1

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High Temperature Leakage Performance of a Hybrid Brush Seal Compared to a Standard Brush Seal and a Labyrinth Seal  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Adequate sealing in turbomachinery reduces secondary leakage and results in more efficient and stable systems. Labyrinth seals are most common, although brush seals are popular in specialized applications. The Hybrid Brush Seal (HBS) is a novel design that adds to the bristle brush matrix a number of cantilever pads that rest on the rotor surface. Upon shaft rotation the pads lift due to the generation of a hydrodynamic gas film while the brushes effectively seal an upstream pressure. Hence the HBS has no wear and no local thermal distortion effects. Measurements of leakage versus pressure differential are obtained in a three-teeth labyrinth, a conventional brush seal, and a hybrid brush seal for operation at high temperature (300C), with shaft surface speeds to 27 m/s, and at supply pressures to 3.5 bar. Flow measurements are presented in terms of a flow factor to remove dependency on the air temperature and supply pressure. The measurements demonstrate the HBS leaks less (~61%) than a standard brush seal and is significantly better (~38%) than a similarly sized labyrinth seal. Predictions of flow through a labyrinth seal predict well at supply pressures under 1.7 bar but overpredict by as much as 25% at high supply pressures. A porous medium fluid flow model predicts the flow through the HBS and brush seal. The model for the HBS and brush seal underpredicts the flow rate at low supply pressures but match well at high supply pressures. Measurements of the drag torque of the test seals show the HBS has a larger torque when pressurized compared to the brush seal and labyrinth seal. This indicates that the HBS experiences a larger degree of blow-down due to the pads decreasing the clearance. The mechanical parameters of the brush seal and HBS are found based upon the flexibility function from impact load tests. A combined structural and dry friction damping model represent well the measured flexibility. An equivalent damping is found based upon the energy dissipation. Based upon the damping ratio, the HBS has twice of the viscous damping as the brush seal at a supply pressure of 2.0 bar.

Ashton, Zachary

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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National Training Center (NTC) Launches a New DOE-Wide Voluntary Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training Center (NTC) Launches a New DOE-Wide Voluntary Training Center (NTC) Launches a New DOE-Wide Voluntary Training Reciprocity and Collaboration Initiative National Training Center (NTC) Launches a New DOE-Wide Voluntary Training Reciprocity and Collaboration Initiative July 22, 2013 - 9:55am Addthis National Training Center (NTC) Launches a New DOE-Wide Voluntary Training Reciprocity and Collaboration Initiative The Office of Health, Safety and Security's National Training Center (NTC) recently launched an exciting new DOE-wide voluntary Training Reciprocity and Collaboration initiative. Under the Reciprocity program, health and safety training programs may be evaluated to validate that they conform to the elements required for DOE training, and then be recommended for reciprocity throughout DOE. The program has tremendous potential to bring

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Renewable Electricity Standard | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Renewable Electricity Standard Renewable Electricity Standard Renewable Electricity Standard < Back Eligibility Investor-Owned Utility Savings Category Bioenergy Biofuels Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Buying & Making Electricity Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State Missouri Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standard Provider Missouri Public Service Commission In November 2008, voters in Missouri enacted Proposition C, a ballot initiative that repealed the state's existing voluntary renewable energy and energy efficiency objective and replaced it with an expanded, mandatory renewable electricity standard of 15% by 2021. The standard also contains a solar electricity carve-out of 2% of each interim portfolio requirement meaning that by 2021, 0.3% of retail electricity sales must be derived from

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External (SON) - Primary Standards Laboratory (PSL) Website  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Enter keyword below to search the PSL site: Search! The Primary Standards Laboratory (PSL) develops and maintains primary standards traceable to national standards and calibrates and certifies customer reference standards. The PSL provides technical guidance, support, and consultation; develops precision measurement techniques; provides oversight, including technical surveys and measurement audits; and anticipates future measurement needs of the nuclear weapons complex and other Department of Energy programs. The PSL also helps industry, universities, and government agencies establish or verify new capabilities and products and improve measurement technology. NVLAP Accreditation NVLAP Accreditation The Primary Standards Laboratory is accredited over a broad range of parameters by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) as a calibration laboratory (Lab Code 105002). This accreditation validates the high level of technical competence achieved by the laboratory and its staff.

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Using contingent valuation to explore willingness to pay for renewable energy: A comparison of collective and voluntary payment vehicles  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Some of the most basic questions about the organization and functioning of society involve issues raised by the existence of public goods. With respect to environmental public goods, how should funds used to support environmental improvement be collected and used? In particular, are collective, mandatory payments superior to voluntary, charitable payments due to the possibility of free riding? And to what degree should the government be involved in spending these funds: should the government directly fund environmental improvement projects or should the private sector be used to collect funds and determine funding priorities? This report explores these questions from the perspective of renewable energy: wind, geothermal, biomass, hydropower, and solar. In particular, this report analyzes the payment preferences of U.S. households through the implementation of a large-scale contingent valuation (CV) survey of willingness to pay (WTP) for renewable energy. Renewable energy can be supported through a mandatory ''tax'' on electric bills or through voluntary payments via green power marketing; the government may or may not be heavily involved in the collection and expenditure of such funds. The question of how households prefer to pay for renewable energy is therefore highly relevant. The primary objective of this study is to explore variations in stated WTP for renewable energy under the following four payment and provision contexts: (1) A mandatory increase in the electricity bills of all customers, the funds from which are collected and spent by the government on renewable energy projects. (2) A voluntary increase in the electricity bills of those customers who choose to pay, the funds from which are collected and spent by the government on renewable energy projects. (3) A voluntary increase in the electricity bills of those customers who choose to pay, the funds from which are collected and spent by electricity suppliers on renewable energy projects. (4) A mandatory increase in the electricity bills of all customers, the funds from which are collected and spent by electricity suppliers on renewable energy projects. These payment and provision scenarios are consistent with contemporary forms of support for renewable energy. The first scenario--mandatory payments and government provision--is consistent with a system-benefits charge policy, a policy that has been adopted in 15 U.S. states. The third scenario--voluntary payments to an electricity supplier--is consistent with competitive green power marketing. The fourth scenario--mandatory payments through electricity suppliers--is consistent with a renewables portfolio standard, a policy adopted in thirteen U.S. states as of mid 2003. The second scenario--voluntary payments and government provision--has only been used in a limited fashion in the United States. In addition to having contemporary policy relevance, these four contingent valuation scenarios allow one to distinguish differences in stated WTP based on: (1) the payment method--is WTP affected by whether payments are to be made collectively or voluntarily? and (2) the provision arrangement--does the manner in which a good is provided, in this case through the government or the private sector, affect stated WTP? A split-sample, dichotomous choice contingent valuation survey of 1,574 U.S. residents was developed and implemented to test the sensitivity of stated WTP to these variables at three different payment levels, or bid points. Three secondary objectives also influenced research design, and are discussed in this report. First, this study indirectly and tentatively evaluates the importance of ''participation expectations'' in contingent valuation surveys: specifically, are individuals who state a WTP for renewable energy more likely to think that others will also contribute? Such relationships are commonly discussed in the sociology, social psychology, and marketing literatures, and are also frequently referenced in the collective action literature, but have yet to be tested thoroughly in a contingent valuation co

Wiser, Ryan H.

2002-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Savings estimates for the Energy Star(registered trademark) voluntary labeling program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ENERGY STAR7 is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more than twenty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, new homes, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. We present estimates of the energy, dollar and carbon savings already achieved by the program and provide savings forecasts for several market penetration scenarios for the period 2001 to 2010. The target market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumption of 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period. Finally, we assess the sensitivity of our target penetration case forecasts to greater or lesser marketing success by EPA and DOE, lower-than-expected future energy prices, and higher or lower rates of carbon emissions by electricity generators.

Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.; Koomey, Jonathan G.

2000-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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2003 status report savings estimates for the energy star(R)voluntary labeling program  

SciTech Connect

ENERGY STAR(R) is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more than thirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subset of ENERGY STAR program activities, focused primarily on labeled products. We present estimates of the energy, dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2002, what we expect in 2003, and provide savings forecasts for two market penetration scenarios for the period 2003 to 2020. The target market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumption of 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period.

Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.; McWhinney, Marla

2004-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

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2007 Status Report: Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR(R)VoluntaryLabeling Program  

SciTech Connect

ENERGY STAR(R) is a voluntary labeling program designed toidentify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices.Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and theU.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more thanthirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating andcooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics,and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subsetof ENERGY STAR labeled products. We present estimates of the energy,dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2006, whatwe expect in 2007, and provide savings forecasts for two marketpenetration scenarios for the periods 2007 to 2015 and 2007 to 2025. Thetarget market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of futureENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goalsfor each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumptionof 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasersbuy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiencyproducts throughout the analysis period.

Sanchez, Marla; Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.; Homan,Gregory K.

2007-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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2006 Status Report Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR(R)Voluntary Labeling Program  

SciTech Connect

ENERGY STAR(R) is a voluntary labeling program designed toidentify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices.Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and theU.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more thanthirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating andcooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics,and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subsetof ENERGY STAR labeled products. We present estimates of the energy,dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2005, whatwe expect in 2006, and provide savings forecasts for two marketpenetration scenarios for the periods 2006 to 2015 and 2006 to 2025. Thetarget market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of futureENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goalsfor each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumptionof 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasersbuy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiencyproducts throughout the analysis period.

Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.; Sanchez, Marla; Homan,Gregory K.

2006-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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2002 status report: Savings estimates for the ENERGY STAR(R) voluntary labeling program  

SciTech Connect

ENERGY STAR [registered trademark] is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more than thirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subset of ENERGY STAR program activities, focused primarily on labeled products. We present estimates of the energy, dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2001, what we expect in 2002, and provide savings forecasts for two market penetration scenarios for the period 2002 to 2020. The target market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumption of 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period.

Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.; McWhinney, Marla; Koomey, Jonathan

2003-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

207

Savings estimates for the ENERGY STAR (registered trademark) voluntary labeling program: 2001 status report  

SciTech Connect

ENERGY STAR(Registered Trademark) is a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices. Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ENERGY STAR labels exist for more than thirty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating and cooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics, and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subset of ENERGY STAR program activities, focused primarily on labeled products. We present estimates of the energy, dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2000, what we expect in 2001, and provide savings forecasts for two market penetration scenarios for the period 2001 to 2020. The target market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of future ENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goals for each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumption of 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasers buy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiency products throughout the analysis period.

Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.; Mahajan, Akshay; Koomey, Jonathan G.

2002-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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2005 Status Report Savings Estimates for the ENERGY STAR(R)Voluntary Labeling Program  

SciTech Connect

ENERGY STAR(R) is a voluntary labeling program designed toidentify and promote energy-efficient products, buildings and practices.Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and theU.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Star labels exist for more thanforty products, spanning office equipment, residential heating andcooling equipment, commercial and residential lighting, home electronics,and major appliances. This report presents savings estimates for a subsetof ENERGY STAR labeled products. We present estimates of the energy,dollar and carbon savings achieved by the program in the year 2004, whatwe expect in 2005, and provide savings forecasts for two marketpenetration scenarios for the periods 2005 to 2010 and 2005 to 2020. Thetarget market penetration forecast represents our best estimate of futureENERGY STAR savings. It is based on realistic market penetration goalsfor each of the products. We also provide a forecast under the assumptionof 100 percent market penetration; that is, we assume that all purchasersbuy ENERGY STAR-compliant products instead of standard efficiencyproducts throughout the analysis period.

Webber, Carrie A.; Brown, Richard E.; Sanchez, Marla

2006-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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TRA Closure Plan REV 0-9-20-06 HWMA/RCRA Closure Plan for the TRA/MTR Warm Waste System Voluntary Consent Order SITE-TANK-005 Tank System TRA-007  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act closure plan was developed for portions of the Test Reactor Area/Materials Test Reactor Warm Waste System located in the Materials Test Reactor Building (TRA-603) at the Reactor Technology Complex, Idaho National Laboratory Site, to meet a further milestone established under Voluntary Consent Order Action Plan SITE-TANK-005 for Tank System TRA-007. The reactor drain tank and canal sump to be closed are included in the Test Reactor Area/Materials Test Reactor Warm Waste System. The reactor drain tank and the canal sump were characterized as having managed hazardous waste. The reactor drain tank and canal sump will be closed in accordance with the interim status requirements of the Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as implemented by the Idaho Administrative Procedures Act 58.01.05.009 and 40 Code of Federal Regulations 265. This closure plan presents the closure performance standards and methods for achieving those standards.

Winterholler, K.

2007-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Primary Radioactivity Standardization of Ni-63  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... was performed. This standardization was used to support SRM 4226D which is presently out of stock. The standardization ...

2012-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Standards, Ethics  

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Standards, Ethics Ombuds Standards and Ethics Committed to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees, contractors, and persons doing business with the Laboratory. Contact...

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Find Standards  

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may not be available from IHS: AHRI standards - from the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute AISC standards - from the American Institute of Steel Construction...

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LG Electronics U.S.A. v. DOE, Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LG Electronics U.S.A. v. DOE, Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal LG Electronics U.S.A. v. DOE, Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal LG Electronics U.S.A. v. DOE, Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal May 28, 2010 LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. v. U.S. Dept. of Energy and Steven Chu, Civil Action Number 1:09-cv-02297-JDB, Stipulation of Voluntary Dismissal. LG here voluntarily dismisses its claims against the DOE and Secretary Chu. Parties agree that DOE believes its interpretation of the November 14, 2008 Settlement Agreement is correct, but that LG interpreted the agreement fairly and in good faith. To DOE's knowledge, LG is fulfilling the obligations of that Agreeement, as well as the November 10, 2009 order. DOE's December 18, 2009 Guidance is the first industry-wide clarification for energy efficiency testing procedures for the fill tube and ice ejection

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - About the 1605(b)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

About the 1605(b) Program About the 1605(b) Program Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program About the 1605(b) Program History Established by Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, the Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program (also known as the 1605(b) Program) encourages corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, households, and other private and public entities to submit annual reports of their greenhouse gas emissions, emission reductions, and sequestration activities. The Program provides a means for voluntary reporting that is complete, reliable, and consistent. The Voluntary Reporting Program began operations in 1994 under the auspices of the Energy Information Administration, the statistical branch of the Department of Energy. Under the original guidelines, the Program released annual reports and a public database for each reporting cycle from the 1994 through the 2005 data years.

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Optimal design of a phase-in emissions trading program with voluntary compliance options  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper we explore the welfare implications of voluntary compliance within an emissions trading program and derive optimal permits allocations to affected and opti-in sources when the environmental regulator has ...

Montero, Juan Pablo

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General Guidelines and Supporting Documents Establishing the Voluntary Reporting, Vol 1  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Sector-Specific Issues and Reporting Methodologies Supporting the General Guidelines for the Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases under Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992

Information Center

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local action for the global environment : municipal government participation in a voluntary climate protection program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Cities for Climate ProtectionTM (CCP) campaign is a voluntary environmental program for municipalities, which is increasingly being applied around the world by local governments taking action on climate change. This ...

Ravin, Amelia L., 1977-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic Standardization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Program Strategic Standardization Curriculum (CMGT 564 - 2010) ... com. Curriculum ks eport, 1992), Grading (Research paper, ...

2012-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Hardness Standardization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... metallic products. NIST produces a variety of hardness Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) for industry. The NIST ...

2013-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Suggested performance specifications of standard modular controls for the automation of small hydro electric facilities. [Plant capacities from 50 kW to 15 MW  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

These specifications are made available by the Department of Energy for the voluntary use by any person, corporation or governmental body in the writing of purchase specifications for the automatic control of small hydro generating stations, i.e., hydro plants ranging in size from 50 kW to 15 MW. It is believed that the use of these specifications will permit competition among capable vendors and, at the same time, assure proper and reliable operation of both the automation hardware and software purchased. The specifications are detailed to a degree which should assure the interchangeability of hardware and software from various suppliers. This also increases the likelihood that spare parts and service will be available for many years. The specifications are written in modules, each of which can be included or excluded for ease of editing to match a particular application. Brief but detailed instructions are included for such editing. An extensive appendix gives the alternatives which were considered and reasons for the various choices specified.

Beckwith, R.W.

1980-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1997 DOE technical standards program workshop: Proceedings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Department of Energy held its annual Technical Standards Program Workshop on July 8--10, 1997, at the Loews L`Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. The workshop focused on aspects of implementation of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995 [Public Law (PL) 104-113] and the related revision (still pending) to OMB Circular A119 (OMB A119), Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Standards. It also addressed DOE`s efforts in transitioning to a standards-based operating culture, and, through this transition, to change from a developer of internal technical standards to a customer of external technical standards. The workshop was designed to provide a forum to better understand how the new law is affecting Department activities. Panel topics such as ``Public Law 104-113 and Its Influence on Federal Agency Standards Activities`` and ``Update on Global Standards Issues`` provided insight on both the internal and external effects of the new law. Keynote speaker Richard Meier of Meadowbrook International (and formerly the Deputy Assistant US Trade Representative) addressed the subject of international trade balance statistics. He pointed out that increases in US export figures do not necessarily indicate increases in employment. Rather, increased employment results from product growth. Mr Meier also discussed issues such as the US migration to the sue of the metric system, the impact of budget limitations on Government participation in voluntary standards organizations, international standards ISO 9000 and ISO 14000, and DOE`s role in the worldwide transition from weapons production to cleanup.

NONE

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Voluntary Code of Practice for HFC and PFC Fire Protection ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... requirements or is required by regulation or the ... C. Review of relevant regulations or standards ... benchmarks, by providing the incentives to make ...

2011-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 July 29, 2004 Fiscal Year 2004, Annual Report to the Office of Management and Budget, Standards use and Participation The Department of Energy (DOE) implements the federal guidance and requirements of OMB Circular A-119 (OMB A-119) and the statutory requirements of Public Law (PL) 104-113 (15 USC 272) regarding the use of voluntary consensus standards (VCSs) through specific Departmental directives (policies, orders, requirements, guides, and technical standards) and supporting programs and management systems. Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report More Documents & Publications Technical Standards, Office of Management and Budget Report for FY-2012 -

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Voluntary Agreements for Energy Efficiency or GHG Emissions Reduction in Industry: An Assessment of Programs Around the World  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry LBNL-Agreements on Energy Efficiency- Danish Experiences.Cooperation to Improve Energy Efficiency Through Voluntary

Price, Lynn

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using contingent valuation to explore willingness to pay for renewable energy: A comparison of collective and voluntary payment vehicles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and voluntary increases in electricity bills, while the twocharge is added to electricity bills, the funds from whichincrease in the electricity bills of all customers, the

Wiser, Ryan H.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1996 DOE technical standards program workshop: Proceedings  

SciTech Connect

The workshop theme is `The Strategic Standardization Initiative - A Technology Exchange and Global Competitiveness Challenge for DOE.` The workshop goal is to inform the DOE technical standards community of strategic standardization activities taking place in the Department, other Government agencies, standards developing organizations, and industry. Individuals working on technical standards will be challenged to improve cooperation and communications with the involved organizations in response to the initiative. Workshop sessions include presentations by representatives from various Government agencies that focus on coordination among and participation of Government personnel in the voluntary standards process; reports by standards organizations, industry, and DOE representatives on current technology exchange programs; and how the road ahead appears for `information superhighway` standardization. Another session highlights successful standardization case studies selected from several sites across the DOE complex. The workshop concludes with a panel discussion on the goals and objectives of the DOE Technical Standards Program as envisioned by senior DOE management. The annual workshop on technical standards has proven to be an effective medium for communicating information related to standards throughout the DOE community. Technical standards are used to transfer technology and standardize work processes to produce consistent, acceptable results. They provide a practical solution to the Department`s challenge to protect the environment and the health and safety of the public and workers during all facility operations. Through standards, the technologies of industries and governments worldwide are available to DOE. The DOE Technical Standards Program, a Department-wide effort that crosscuts all organizations and disciplines, links the Department to those technologies.

NONE

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emergency Management Standards and Schools National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

There are no nationally-adopted emergency management standards for schools, but the U.S. Department of Educations Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities, which provides a four-phase approach to school emergency planning activities, is widely used throughout the country. In addition, many states and local school districts have their own emergency management mandates, policies, and procedures, often based on this guide. A number of emergency management standards intended for voluntary adoption by emergency response organizations are produced by standards-making organizations such as the National Fire Protection

unknown authors

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Devices: Electromagnetic Interference Status and the Role of Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This technical update discusses the role of voluntary and regulatory standards in determining the risks of interference from electric and magnetic fields (EMF) with the functioning of implantable and wearable medical devices. The update covers frequencies from the extremely low frequency (ELF) range through the radio-frequency (RF) range. It augments a 2008 EPRI technical update on electromagnetic interference (EMI) with newer types of implanted medical devices (1016815) and previous EPRI publications th...

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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The Standards Forum, February 1995  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Volume 3, Number 2 - September 1995 The Standards News on the DOE Technical Standards Program Forum ISO 14000 - An Update Article contributed by Mary McKiel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is developing Environmental Management Stan- dards through ISO Technical Commit- tee (TC) 207. The standards are known as the "ISO 14000" series. 1 The standards will cover a broad array of environmental topics including environmental management systems, eco-labeling, life cycle assessment, environment performance evaluation indicators, and environmental aspects in product standards. The standards are management based, not performance based, and are intended to be applicable to virtually all sectors from manufacturing

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Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program - Part IV: Onsite review handbook  

SciTech Connect

Onsite Review Handbook contains criteria to be used in evaluating the management systems required for initial or continued participation in the Department of Energy Voluntary Protection Program (DOE-VPP), verifying and calculating rates of injury experience, the Onsite Review report format, and sample questions to be used during onsite interviews. This document should be used in conjunction with the first three DOE-VPP manuals (Part I: Program Elements, Part II: Procedures Manual, and Part III: Application Guidelines). This document is intended to assist Onsite Review team members and DOE contractors in evaluating safety and health programs, and to serve as guidance for DOE-VPP participants in performing their required annual evaluation. Requests for additional information or any questions may be addressed to a DOE-VPP Coordinator in the Office of Occupational Safety and Health Policy. The term contractor used throughout this document refers to an applicant to, or a participant in, the DOE-VPP. The term subcontractor refers to any organization that is contracted by the applicant or participant to do work at the site under review. The DOE-VPP Onsite Review Criteria contained in Appendix A provide guidance for evaluating a site`s implementation of the program requirements given in Part I: Program Elements. The program requirements are in bold italicized type, followed by guidance for ensuring implementation. Part I should be consulted for a complete description of the program requirements. These criteria should be used by team members whenever possible, but are not intended to be all inclusive. Determination of adequate implementation of the DOE-VPP requirements is at the team members` discretion. Guidance for calculating recordable injury and lost workday incidence rates is contained in Appendix B. The OSHA injury/illness records review and the associated calculations should be performed by Onsite Review Team members during the pre-onsite planning visit.

NONE

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standard Report Templates  

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ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü ü Metrics Included in Every Report "How To" Series Standard Report Templates EPA's Portfolio Manager offers you eight standard reports with key metrics and information you can use to easily assess your portfolio's performance and progress, and thereby make informed business decisions. This document lists the metrics included in each of the eight reports so you can see what each report offers. Standard Reports Performance Highlights Energy Performance Emissions Performance Water Performance Fuel Performance ENERGY STAR Certification Status

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EPA's Recommended Residential Radon Mitigation Standard of Practice EPA recommends the Standard Practice for Installing Radon Mitigation Systems in  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Existing Low-Rise Residential Buildings * for residential radon mitigation. This voluntary, consensus-based standard was developed and issued by the American Society for Testing and Materials International, and is identified as ASTM E-2121. The Agency first cited ASTM E-2121 in 2003 as a national consensus standard appropriate for reducing radon in homes as far as practicable below the national action level of 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) in indoor air. As of May 2006, EPA no longer recommends, and will no longer distribute its own, superseded Radon Mitigation Standards (EPA 402-R-93-

unknown authors

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WELDING STANDARDS  

SciTech Connect

Hanford Atomic Production Operation specification guides and standards for welding and brazing are presented. Details of this manual are given in TID- 4100 (Suppl.). (N.W.R.)

1963-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Standards, 2011 Annual Report - August 21, 2011 | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Technical Standards, 2011 Annual Report - August 21, 2011 Technical Standards, 2011 Annual Report - August 21, 2011 Technical Standards, 2011 Annual Report - August 21, 2011 August 21, 2011 The National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995, 2011 Annual Report for The Department of Energy In accordance with the 2011 OMB Report data call, the Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program (TSP) asked for input from all DOE organizations. The request included a documentation of new case studies involving the benefits of nongovernment voluntary consensus standards in DOE work. Based on the input received, no new case studies were reported. Technical Standards, 2011 Annual Report - August 21, 2011 More Documents & Publications Technical Standards, Office of Management and Budget Report for FY-2012 -

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International Comparative Analysis of Appliance Efficiency Standards &  

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International Comparative Analysis of Appliance Efficiency Standards & International Comparative Analysis of Appliance Efficiency Standards & Labeling Programs: Implications for China Title International Comparative Analysis of Appliance Efficiency Standards & Labeling Programs: Implications for China Publication Type Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2012 Authors Zhou, Nan, Nina Zheng, David Fridley, and John Romankiewicz Conference Name ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Date Published 06/2012 Publisher American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Keywords appliance, china, china energy, china energy group, energy analysis and environmental impacts department, energy efficiency, policy studies, standards and labeling program Abstract As a growing consumer of household appliances, lighting and electronic products, China has seen a steady rise in residential electricity use with 13% average annual growth since the 1980s. Over the last twenty years, China has implemented a series of new minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) and mandatory and voluntary energy labels to improve appliance energy efficiency. As China begins planning for the next phase of standards and labeling (S&L) program development under the 12th Five Year Plan, an evaluation of recent program developments and future directions is undertaken by drawing upon the experiences and lessons learned of key international S&L program development. Specifically, this study provides in-depth review and comparative analysis of the development and recent advancements in the U.S. MEPS and Energy Star, Australia MEPS and Energy Label, European Union MEPS and Eco-Design Label and Japanese Top Runner programs with China's S&L program. The international comparative analysis focuses on key elements of S&L development including stakeholder participation, program resources, data collection and availability, analytical methods, as well as program implementation and enforcement mechanisms. This study finds that adequate program resources from national and local levels, wide-ranging stakeholder participation, incorporation of various technical and economic analyses in standards development, and program impact evaluations are key features of successful S&L programs and have room for improvement in China. At the same time, however, China has become more proactive than some international programs in areas such as launching check-testing, laboratory round-robin testing and compliance verification for S&L programs.

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EOS standards  

SciTech Connect

An approach to creating accurate EOS for pressure standards is described. Applications to Cu, Au, and Ta are shown. Extension of the method to high compressions using DFT is illustrated. Comparisons with modern functionals show promise.

Greeff, Carl W [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Section 1605 Text  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Section 1605 Text Section 1605 Text Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Section 1605 Text Energy Policy Act of 1992 [Full Text] (a) NATIONAL INVENTORY.- Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary, through the Energy Information Administration, shall develop, based on data available to, and obtained by, the Energy Information Administration, an inventory of the national aggregate emissions of each greenhouse gas for each calendar year of the baseline period of 1987 through 1990. The Administrator of the Energy Information Administration shall annually update and analyze such inventory using available data. This subsection does not provide any new data collection authority. (b) VOLUNTARY REPORTING.- (1) ISSUANCE OF GUIDELINES.-Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall, after opportunity for public comment, issue guidelines for the voluntary collection and reporting of information on sources of greenhouse gases. Such guidelines shall establish procedures for the accurate voluntary reporting of information on-

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Wireless Face Interface: Using voluntary gaze direction and facial muscle activations for human-computer interaction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The present aim was to investigate the functionality of a new wireless prototype called Face Interface. The prototype combines the use of voluntary gaze direction and facial muscle activations, for pointing and selecting objects on a computer screen, ... Keywords: Eye tracking, Facial muscle activations, Fitts' law, Human-computer interaction

Outi Tuisku; Veikko Surakka; Toni Vanhala; Ville Rantanen; Jukka Lekkala

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The behavioral response to voluntary provision of an environmental public good: Evidence from residential electricity demand  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

residential electricity demand Grant D. Jacobsen a,n , Matthew J. Kotchen b,c , Michael P. Vandenbergh d online 25 February 2012 JEL classification: H41 Q42 G54 Keywords: Green electricity Voluntary environmental protection Carbon offset Renewable energy Moral licensing Residential electricity demand a b s t r

Kotchen, Matthew J.

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(Terminology standardization)  

SciTech Connect

Terminological requirements in information management was but one of the principal themes of the 2nd Congress on Terminology and Knowledge Engineering. The traveler represented the American Society for Testing and Materials' Committee on Terminology, of which he is the Chair. The traveler's invited workshop emphasized terminology standardization requirements in databases of material properties as well as practical terminology standardizing methods. The congress included six workshops in addition to approximately 82 lectures and papers from terminologists, artificial intelligence practitioners, and subject specialists from 18 countries. There were approximately 292 registrants from 33 countries who participated in the congress. The congress topics were broad. Examples were the increasing use of International Standards Organization (ISO) Standards in legislated systems such as the USSR Automated Data Bank of Standardized Terminology, the enhanced Physics Training Program based on terminology standardization in Physics in the Chinese province of Inner Mongolia, and the technical concept dictionary being developed at the Japan Electronic Dictionary Research Institute, which is considered to be the key to advanced artificial intelligence applications. The more usual roles of terminology work in the areas of machine translation. indexing protocols, knowledge theory, and data transfer in several subject specialties were also addressed, along with numerous special language terminology areas.

Strehlow, R.A.

1990-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report - July 29, 2004 July 29, 2004 Fiscal Year 2004, Annual Report to the Office of Management and Budget, Standards use and Participation The Department of Energy (DOE) implements the federal guidance and requirements of OMB Circular A-119 (OMB A-119) and the statutory requirements of Public Law (PL) 104-113 (15 USC 272) regarding the use of voluntary consensus standards (VCSs) through specific Departmental directives (policies, orders, requirements, guides, and technical standards) and supporting programs and management systems. Technical Standards, 2004 Annual Report More Documents & Publications Technical Standards, Office of Management and Budget Report for FY-2012 - December 19, 2012

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SCALE: A modular code system for performing Standardized Computer Analyses for Licensing Evaluation. Volume 1, Part 2: Control modules S1--H1; Revision 5  

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SCALE--a modular code system for Standardized Computer Analyses Licensing Evaluation--has been developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the request of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The SCALE system utilizes well-established computer codes and methods within standard analysis sequences that (1) allow an input format designed for the occasional user and/or novice, (2) automated the data processing and coupling between modules, and (3) provide accurate and reliable results. System development has been directed at problem-dependent cross-section processing and analysis of criticality safety, shielding, heat transfer, and depletion/decay problems. Since the initial release of SCALE in 1980, the code system has been heavily used for evaluation of nuclear fuel facility and package designs. This revision documents Version 4.3 of the system.

NONE

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Standard Modeling  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Standard no es suficiente Standard no es suficiente Avanzar Volver Principal ESTOY PERDIDO!!! Si bien el Modelo Standard proporciona una descripción muy buena de los fenómenos observados en los experimentos, todavía es una teoría incompleta. El problema es que el Modelo Standard no puede explicar la causa por la que existen algunas partículas, del modo en que lo hacen. Por ejemplo, aún cuando los físicos conocían las masas de todos los quarks, a excepción de la del quark top desde hace muchos años, no podían simplemente predecir en forma exacta la masa del top, sin utilizar evidencia experimental, dado que el Modelo Standard carece de un modelo matemático para calcular el patrón que siguen los valores de las masas de las partículas. Otra cuestión está relacionada con el hecho que existen tres pares de

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DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Non-Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Non-Government Standards - August 1, 2000 DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Non-Government Standards - August 1, 2000 Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) This procedure provides guidance on the conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs), also referred to as non-Government standards. This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as "DOE Components") working to the requirements of the latest revision of DOE Order 252.1, "Technical Standards Program." DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Non-Government

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Status of China's Energy Efficiency Standards and Labels for Appliances and International Collaboration  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

China first adopted minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) in 1989. Today, there are standards for a wide range of domestic, commercial and selected industrial equipment. In 1999, China launched a voluntary endorsement label, which has grown to cover over 40 products including water-saving products (See Figure 1). Further, in 2005, China started a mandatory energy information label (also referred to as the 'Energy Label'). Today, the Energy Label is applied to four products including: air conditioners; household refrigerators; clothes washers; and unitary air conditioners (See Figure 2). MEPS and the voluntary endorsement labeling specifications have been updated and revised in order to reflect technology improvements to those products in the market. These programs have had an important impact in reducing energy consumption of appliances in China. Indeed, China has built up a strong infrastructure to develop and implement product standards. Historically, however, the government's primary focus has been on the technical requirements for efficiency performance. Less attention has been paid to monitoring and enforcement with a minimal commitment of resources and little expansion of administrative capacity in this area. Thus, market compliance with both mandatory standards and labeling programs has been questionable and actual energy savings may have been undermined as a result. The establishment of a regularized monitoring system for tracking compliance with the mandatory standard and energy information label in China is a major area for program improvement. Over the years, the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP) has partnered with several Chinese institutions to promote energy-efficient products in China. CLASP, together with its implementing partner Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), has assisted China in developing and updating the above-mentioned standards and labeling programs. Because of the increasing need for the development of a monitoring system to track compliance with standards and labeling, CLASP, with support from Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), has expanded its ongoing collaboration with the China National Institute of Standards (CNIS) to include enforcement and monitoring. CNIS has already begun working on the issue of compliance. CNIS has conducted modest sample testing in 2006 for refrigerators, freezers and room air-conditioners, and repeated the same task in 2007 with a similar sample size for three products (refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioners and clothes washers). And, CNIS, with technical support from LBNL, has analyzed the data collected through testing. At the same time, parallel effort has also been paid to look at the potential impact of the label to 2020. In conjunction with CNIS, CLASP technical experts reviewed the standards development timeline of the four products currently subject to the mandatory energy information label. CLASP, with the support of METI/IEEJ, collaborated with CNIS to develop the efficiency grades, providing: technical input to the process; comment and advice on particular technical issues; as well as evaluation of the results. In addition, in order to effectively evaluate the impact of the label on China's market, CLASP further provided assistance to CNIS to collect data on both the efficiency distribution and product volume distribution of refrigerators on the market. This short report summarizes the status of Standards and Labeling program, current enforcement and monitoring mechanism in China, and states the importance of international collaborations.

Zhou, Nan

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Standards Coordination Office Homepage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Standards Coordination Office. ... About the Standards Coordination Office (SCO). The Standards Coordination Office of the ...

2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

247

Modeling Windows in Energy Plus with Simple Performance Indices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The building energy simulation program, Energy Plus (E+), cannot use standard window performance indices (U, SHGC, VT) to model window energy impacts. Rather, E+ uses more accurate methods which require a physical description of the window. E+ needs to be able to accept U and SHGC indices as window descriptors because, often, these are all that is known about a window and because building codes, standards, and voluntary programs are developed using these terms. This paper outlines a procedure, developed for E+, which will allow it to use standard window performance indices to model window energy impacts. In this 'Block' model, a given U, SHGC, VT are mapped to the properties of a fictitious 'layer' in E+. For thermal conductance calculations, the 'Block' functions as a single solid layer. For solar optical calculations, the model begins by defining a solar transmittance (Ts) at normal incidence based on the SHGC. For properties at non-normal incidence angles, the 'Block' takes on the angular properties of multiple glazing layers; the number and type of layers defined by the U and SHGC. While this procedure is specific to E+, parts of it may have applicability to other window/building simulation programs.

Arasteh, Dariush; Kohler, Christian; Griffith, Brent

2009-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy standards and model codes development, adoption, implementation, and enforcement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides an overview of the energy standards and model codes process for the voluntary sector within the United States. The report was prepared by Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) for the Building Energy Standards Program and is intended to be used as a primer or reference on this process. Building standards and model codes that address energy have been developed by organizations in the voluntary sector since the early 1970s. These standards and model codes provide minimum energy-efficient design and construction requirements for new buildings and, in some instances, existing buildings. The first step in the process is developing new or revising existing standards or codes. There are two overall differences between standards and codes. Energy standards are developed by a consensus process and are revised as needed. Model codes are revised on a regular annual cycle through a public hearing process. In addition to these overall differences, the specific steps in developing/revising energy standards differ from model codes. These energy standards or model codes are then available for adoption by states and local governments. Typically, energy standards are adopted by or adopted into model codes. Model codes are in turn adopted by states through either legislation or regulation. Enforcement is essential to the implementation of energy standards and model codes. Low-rise residential construction is generally evaluated for compliance at the local level, whereas state agencies tend to be more involved with other types of buildings. Low-rise residential buildings also may be more easily evaluated for compliance because the governing requirements tend to be less complex than for commercial buildings.

Conover, D.R.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Safety Standards  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

US DOE Workshop US DOE Workshop September 19-20, 2012 International perspective on Fukushima accident Miroslav Lipár Head, Operational Safety Section M.Lipar@iaea.org +43 1 2600 22691 2 Content * The IAEA before Fukushima -Severe accidents management * The IAEA actions after Fukushima * The IAEA Action plan on nuclear safety * Measures to improve operational safety * Conclusions THE IAEA BEFORE FUKUSHIMA 4 IAEA Safety Standards IAEA Safety Standards F undamental S afety Principles Safety Fundamentals f o r p ro te c ti n g p e o p l e a n d t h e e n v i ro n m e n t IAEA Safety Standards Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material 2005 E dit ion Safety Requirements No. T S-R-1 f o r p ro te c ti n g p e o p l e a n d t h e e n v i ro n m e n t IAEA Safety Standards Design of the Reactor Core for Nuclear Power Plants

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STANDARD REFERENCE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The profession is strongly urged to use the standard reference on the financial framework in the EU, concerning endorsed IFRS in order to give a clear message to the market and to users of financial statements in and outside the EU.

unknown authors

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiological Control Technician: Standardized technician Qualification Standard  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Qualification Standard states and defines the knowledge and skill requirements necessary for successful completion of the Radiological Control Technician Training Program. The standard is divided into three phases: Phase I concerns RCT Academic training. There are 13 lessons associated with the core academics program and 19 lessons associated with the site academics program. The staff member should sign the appropriate blocks upon successful completion of the examination for that lesson or group of lessons. In addition, facility specific lesson plans may be added to meet the knowledge requirements in the Job Performance Measures (JPM) of the practical program. Phase II concerns RCT core/site practical (JPMs) training. There are thirteen generic tasks associated with the core practical program. Both the trainer/evaluator and student should sign the appropriate block upon successful completion of the JPM. In addition, facility specific tasks may be added or generic tasks deleted based on the results of the facility job evaluation. Phase III concerns the oral examination board successful completion of the oral examination board is documented by the signature of the chairperson of the board. Upon completion of all of the standardized technician qualification requirements, final qualification is verified by the student and the manager of the Radiological Control Department and acknowledged by signatures on the qualification standard. The completed Qualification Standard shall be maintained as an official training record.

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1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SCALE: A modular code system for performing standardized computer analyses for licensing evaluation. Functional modules F1--F8 -- Volume 2, Part 1, Revision 4  

SciTech Connect

SCALE--a modular code system for Standardized Computer Analyses Licensing Evaluation--has been developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the request of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The SCALE system utilizes well-established computer codes and methods within standard analysis sequences that (1) allow an input format designed for the occasional user and/or novice, (2) automate the data processing and coupling between modules, and (3) provide accurate and reliable results. System development has been directed at problem-dependent cross-section processing and analysis of criticality safety, shielding, heat transfer, and depletion/decay problems. Since the initial release of SCALE in 1980, the code system has been heavily used for evaluation of nuclear fuel facility and package designs. This revision documents Version 4.2 of the system. The manual is divided into three volumes: Volume 1--for the control module documentation; Volume 2--for functional module documentation; and Volume 3--for documentation of the data libraries and subroutine libraries.

Greene, N.M.; Petrie, L.M.; Westfall, R.M.; Bucholz, J.A.; Hermann, O.W.; Fraley, S.K. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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March-April 2009 Standards Forum and Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March/April 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Technical Standards Program (http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/) The Standards Forum And Standards Actions Technical Standards Program Manager's Note Welcome to the March/April 2009 edition of the Technical Standards Forum and Standards Actions. The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program (TSP) continues to provide timely and efficient standards development services to the Department and its contractors. Recently, the TSP acquired the ability to perform title and abstract searches on Non-Government Standards (NGS) available in the private sector. This tool enables the TSP and its customers to identify available NGS that could support implementation of DOE requirements. Office of Management and Budget Circular No.

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Energy Standard  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Hall Hall October 2011 Analysis of Impacts of a Clean www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This report was prepared by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. By law, EIA's data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government. The views in this report therefore should not be construed as representing those of the U.S. Department of Energy or other Federal agencies. U.S. Energy Information Administration | Analysis of Impacts of a Clean Energy Standard as requested by Chairman Hall i Contacts This report, Analysis of Impacts of a Clean Energy Standard as requested by Chairman Hall, was prepared under the

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Energy Standard  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Bingaman Bingaman November 2011 Analysis of Impacts of a Clean www.eia.gov U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 This report was prepared by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical and analytical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy. By law, EIA's data, analyses, and forecasts are independent of approval by any other officer or employee of the United States Government. The views in this report therefore should not be construed as representing those of the U.S. Department of Energy or other Federal agencies. U.S. Energy Information Administration | Analysis of Impacts of a Clean Energy Standard as requested by Chairman Bingaman i Contacts This report, Analysis of Impacts of a Clean Energy Standard, as requested by Chairman Bingaman, was prepared

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DOE-TSPP-2-2013, Initiating DOE Technical Standards | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2-2013, Initiating DOE Technical Standards 2-2013, Initiating DOE Technical Standards DOE-TSPP-2-2013, Initiating DOE Technical Standards Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - September 16, 2013 This procedure provides guidance on how to establish and justify the need for a Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standard and register a DOE Technical Standard Project. This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as Technical Standards Program (TSP) participants) working to DOE Order (O) 252.1A, Technical Standards Program. DOE-TSPP-2-2013, Initiating DOE Technical Standards More Documents & Publications DOE-TSPP-8-2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus

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DOE-TSPP-4-2013, Developing DOE Technical Standards | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

-2013, Developing DOE Technical Standards -2013, Developing DOE Technical Standards DOE-TSPP-4-2013, Developing DOE Technical Standards Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - September 16, 2013 This procedure provides guidance for developing the Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards. NOTE: Development of a Voluntary Consensus Standard (VCS) for DOE's use will follow the rules of the Standards Developing Organization (SDO). The DOE representative to the standards-writing activity represents the Department's interests during VCS development. This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as Technical Standards Program (TSP) participants) working to the latest revision of DOE Order (O) 252.1A, Technical Standards

258

Standard Elements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Table 1   ASTM standards applicable to element-level testing of composites...Composite Plates Subjected to a Distributed Load Plate flexure D 6484 Open-Hole Compression Strength of Polymer Matrix Composites Open-hole compression strength Z 5370Z Compression After Impact Strength of Fiber-Resin Composites Compression after impact Z 7225Z Mixed Mode I-Mode II...

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THE DIFFUSION OF VOLUNTARY INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT STANDARDS: RESPONSIBLE CARE, ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY  

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Guler, Isin, Mauro F Guillen and John Muir Macpherson.Arias, Maria.E. and Mauro F. Guillen. 1998. "The transfer ofhost country (Arias & Guillen, 1998, Christmann & Taylor,

Delmas, Magali A; Montiel, Ivan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE DIFFUSION OF VOLUNTARY INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT STANDARDS: RESPONSIBLE CARE, ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the Costa Rican Hotel Industry." Social & Natural Resourcesand Michael Lenox. 2000. "Industry Self-Regulation withoutSanctions: The Chemical Industry's Responsible Care

Delmas, Magali A; Montiel, Ivan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST ITL Participation in Voluntary Standards Developing Organizations (Key: Highlighted activities represent areas, which are international in scope.  

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, Environment, Dependability, and Statistics, Subcommittee on Statistics N. F. Zhang 776 ASME PTC 19.1 American Society Of Mechanical Engineers PTC 19.1, Measurement Uncertainty H.K. Iyer 776 ASTM E-11 ASTM technologies J. Messina, Co- Convener 775 IEC TC 93 WG 6 International Electrotechnical Commission Technical

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Market Brief: Status of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Market (2011 Data)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Market Brief: Status of the Market Brief: Status of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Market (2011 Data) Jenny Heeter, Philip Armstrong, and Lori Bird National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-56128 September 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Market Brief: Status of the Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Market (2011 Data) Jenny Heeter, Philip Armstrong, and Lori Bird National Renewable Energy Laboratory Prepared under Task Nos. SAO9.3110 and SA12 0324

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Status and Trends in U.S. Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Markets (2010 Data)  

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Status and Trends in U.S. Status and Trends in U.S. Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Markets (2010 Data) Jenny Heeter and Lori Bird Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-52925 October 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Status and Trends in U.S. Compliance and Voluntary Renewable Energy Certificate Markets (2010 Data) Jenny Heeter and Lori Bird Prepared under Task No. SAO9.3110 Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-52925 October 2011 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market (2012 Data)  

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Status and Trends in the U.S. Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market (2012 Data) J. Heeter and T. Nicholas National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-60210 October 2013 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. This report is available at no cost from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at www.nrel.gov/publications. Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Status and Trends in the U.S. Voluntary Green Power Market (2012 Data) J. Heeter and T. Nicholas National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Original 1605(b)  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Program Program Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Original 1605(b) Program Section 1605(b) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 established the Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program. The Program operated under the original 1994 guidelines through the 2005 data year (for reports containing data through 2005). Reports containing data through 2007 and beyond submitted beginning in 2008 will be conducted under the revised General and Technical Guidelines issued in 2006 and 2007, respectively. More about the original 1605(b) Program. Old Program Reporting Guidelines Old Program Electricity Emissions Factors Old Program Calculation Tools Old Program Forms and Software Old Program Reports for the reporting years 1994 to 2004. Old Program Data for the reporting years 1994 to 2005.

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Deploying Large-Scale IEEE802.11 Networks Using IP Paging with Link-Specific Capabilities: A Standard Compliant Approach and its Performance Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

IEEE802.11 is a layer two technology that offers limited mobility support. It suffers from scalability problems caused by the performance of the mechanisms related to the address resolution and the discovery and maintenance of the path information. In ... Keywords: IEEE802.11, IP paging, Link-specific, Mobile IP, Mobility management, PSM

Rafael Vidal Ferr; Eduard Garcia Villegas; Josep Paradells Aspas

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FY-2007 PNNL Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Program Evaluation  

SciTech Connect

This document reports the results of the FY-2007 PNNL VPP Program Evaluation, which is a self-assessment of the operational and programmatic performance of the Laboratory related to worker safety and health. The report was compiled by a team of worker representatives and safety professionals who evaluated the Laboratory's worker safety and health programs on the basis of DOE-VPP criteria. The principle elements of DOE's VPP program are: Management Leadership, Employee Involvement, Worksite Analysis, Hazard Prevention and Control, and Safety and Health Training.

Wright, Patrick A.; Fisher, Julie A.; Goheen, Steven C.; Isern, Nancy G.; Madson, Vernon J.; Meicenheimer, Russell L.; Pugh, Ray; Schneirla, Keri A.; Shockey, Loretta L.; Tinker, Mike R.

2008-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

268

December 2007 Standards Forum and Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The Standards Forum & Standards Actions Page 1 December 2007 The Standards Forum & Standards Actions Page 1 December 2007 Continued on next page Technical Standards Program Manager's Note 1 Teaching Standards Development- Inspiring the Next Generation 2 The EPA Radiation Standard for Spent-Fuel Storage in a Geological Repository 3 Expanded Access to Hydrogen Codes and Standards 4 Really Following the Building Code 6 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight 7

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Compliance and Verification of Standards and Labeling Programs in China: Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

After implementing several energy efficiency standards and labels (30 products covered by MEPS, 50 products covered by voluntary labels and 19 products by mandatory labels), the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) is now implementing verification and compliance mechanism to ensure that the energy information of labeled products comply with the requirements of their labels. CNIS is doing so by organizing check testing on a random basis for room air-conditioners, refrigerators, motors, heaters, computer displays, ovens, and self -ballasted lamps. The purpose of the check testing is to understand the implementation of the Chinese labeling scheme and help local authorities establishing effective compliance mechanisms. In addition, to ensure robustness and consistency of testing results, CNIS has coordinated a round robin testing for room air conditioners. Eight laboratories (Chinese (6), Australian (1) and Japanese (1)) have been involved in the round robin testing and tests were performed on four sets of samples selected from manufacturer's production line. This paper describes the methodology used in undertaking both check and round robin testing, provides analysis of testing results and reports on the findings. The analysis of both check and round robin testing demonstrated the benefits of a regularized verification and monitoring system for both laboratories and products such as (i) identifying the possible deviations between laboratories to correct them, (ii) improving the quality of testing facilities, (iii) ensuring the accuracy and reliability of energy label information in order to strength the social credibility of the labeling program and the enforcement mechanism in place.

Saheb, Yamina; Zhou, Nan; Fridley, David; Pierrot, Andre

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compliance and Verification of Standards and Labelling Programs in China: Lessons Learned  

SciTech Connect

After implementing several energy efficiency standards and labels (30 products covered by MEPS, 50 products covered by voluntary labels and 19 products by mandatory labels), the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) is now implementing verification and compliance mechanism to ensure that the energy information of labeled products comply with the requirements of their labels. CNIS is doing so by organizing check testing on a random basis for room air-conditioners, refrigerators, motors, heaters, computer displays, ovens, and self -ballasted lamps. The purpose of the check testing is to understand the implementation of the Chinese labeling scheme and help local authorities establishing effective compliance mechanisms. In addition, to ensure robustness and consistency of testing results, CNIS has coordinated a round robin testing for room air conditioners. Eight laboratories (Chinese (6), Australian (1) and Japanese (1)) have been involved in the round robin testing and tests were performed on four sets of samples selected from manufacturer?s production line. This paper describes the methodology used in undertaking both check and round robin testing, provides analysis of testing results and reports on the findings. The analysis of both check and round robin testing demonstrated the benefits of a regularized verification and monitoring system for both laboratories and products such as (i) identifying the possible deviations between laboratories to correct them, (ii) improving the quality of testing facilities, (iii) ensuring the accuracy and reliability of energy label information in order to strength the social credibility of the labeling program and the enforcement mechanism in place.

Saheb, Yamina; Zhou, Nan; Fridley, David; Pierrot, Andr& #233

2010-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Uses of ANSI/HPS N13.12-1999, "Surface and Volume Radioactivity Standards for Clearance" and Comparison with Existing Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In August of 1999, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved a standard for clearance of materials contaminated with residual levels of radioactivity. "Clearance," as used in the standard, means the movement of material from the control of a regulatory agency to a use or disposition that has no further regulatory controls of any kind. The standard gives derived screening levels (DSLs) in Bq/g and Bq/cm2 for 50 radionuclides. Items or materials with residual surface and volume radioactivity levels below the DSLs can be cleared, that is, managed without regard to their residual radioactivity. Since federal agencies are to use voluntary, industry standards developed by the private sector whenever possible, the standard should play an important role in DOE's regulatory process. The thrust of this report is to explain the standard, make simple observations on its usefulness to DOE, and to explore uses of the standard within DOE facilities beyond the clearance of radioactive materials.

Stansbury, Paul S.; Strom, Daniel J.

2001-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

272

Primary Radioactivity Standardization of Np-237  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... was performed. Neptunium-237 is produced as a long-lived waste product in nuclear reactors. Hence, accurate standardization ...

2013-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

273

DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Non-Government  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

July 1, 2009 July 1, 2009 DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Non-Government Standards - July 1, 2009 Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - August 26, 2009 This procedure provides guidance on the conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs), also referred to as non-Government standards. This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as "DOE Components") working to the requirements of the latest revision of DOE Order 252.1, "Technical Standards Program." DOE-TSPP-10, Conversion of DOE Technical Standards to Non-Government Standards - July 1, 2009 More Documents & Publications

274

DOE-TSPP-3, Use of Non-Government Standards and Interaction with  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3, Use of Non-Government Standards and Interaction with 3, Use of Non-Government Standards and Interaction with Non-Government Standards Bodies - July 1, 2009 DOE-TSPP-3, Use of Non-Government Standards and Interaction with Non-Government Standards Bodies - July 1, 2009 Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - August 26, 2009 This procedure identifies the process by which DOE adopts Voluntary Consensus Standards (VCSs) and provides guidance for the interaction of DOE and contractor employees with Standards Development Organizations (SDOs). This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as "DOE Components") working to the latest revision of DOE Order 252.1, "Technical Standards Program."

275

DOE-TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - July 1, 2009 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - July 1, 5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - July 1, 2009 DOE-TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - July 1, 2009 Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - August 26, 2009 This procedure provides guidance for developing DOE Technical Standards. NOTE: Development of a Voluntary Consensus Standard (VCS) for DOE's use will follow the rules of the standards developing organization (SDO). The DOE representative to the standards-writing activity represents the Department's interests during VCS development. This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as "DOE Components") working to the latest revision of DOE Order 252.1, "Technical Standards Program."

276

DOE-TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, 2000 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, , Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, 2000 DOE-TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, 2000 Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) This procedure provides guidance for developing DOE Technical Standards. NOTE: Development of a Voluntary Consensus Standard (VCS) for DOE's use will follow the rules of the standards developing organization (SDO). The DOErepresentative to the standards-writing activity represents the Department's interests during VCS development. This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as "DOE Components") working to the latest revision of DOE Order 252.1, "Technical Standards Program."

277

DOE-TSPP-9-2013, DOE Technical Standards Program Topical Committees |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

9-2013, DOE Technical Standards Program Topical Committees 9-2013, DOE Technical Standards Program Topical Committees DOE-TSPP-9-2013, DOE Technical Standards Program Topical Committees Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) - September 16, 2013 This procedure describes how topical committees are organized and recognized under the Technical Standards Program. This procedure applies to all Department of Energy (DOE) Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as TSP participants) working to the latest revision of DOE Order (O) 252.1A, Technical Standards Program. DOE-TSPP-9-2013, DOE Technical Standards Program Topical Committees More Documents & Publications TECHNICAL STANDARDS PROGRAM TOPICAL COMMITTEES DOE-TSPP-8-2013, Converting DOE Technical Standards to Voluntary Consensus

278

DOE-TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, 2000 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, 2000 DOE-TSPP-5, Development of a New DOE Technical Standard - August 1, 2000 Technical Standards Program Procedures (TSPP) This procedure provides guidance for developing DOE Technical Standards. NOTE: Development of a Voluntary Consensus Standard (VCS) for DOE's use will follow the rules of the standards developing organization (SDO). The DOErepresentative to the standards-writing activity represents the Department's interests during VCS development. This procedure applies to all DOE Headquarters and field organizations, management and operating contractors, and laboratories (hereafter referred to collectively as "DOE Components") working to the latest revision of DOE Order 252.1, "Technical Standards Program."

279

May 2007 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Technical Technical Standards in Revision 1 DOE Technical Standards Posted in RevCom for TSP 1 DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Published 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 2

280

Catalog of Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Catalog of Standards. ... As of May 2013, the number of standards or standards components added to the Catalog of Standards stands at 56. ...

2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Bureau of Energy Efficiency Standard & Labelling (India) Website | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Bureau of Energy Efficiency Standard & Labelling (India) Website Bureau of Energy Efficiency Standard & Labelling (India) Website Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Bureau of Energy Efficiency Standard & Labelling (India) Website Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, - Utility Topics: Policy, Deployment, & Program Impact Website: www.beeindia.in/ Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/bureau-energy-efficiency-standard-lab Language: English Policies: "Deployment Programs,Regulations" is not in the list of possible values (Deployment Programs, Financial Incentives, Regulations) for this property. DeploymentPrograms: Voluntary Appliance & Equipment Labeling Regulations: "Building Codes,Energy Standards,Incandescent Phase-Out" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture Efficiency Requirements, Appliance & Equipment Standards and Required Labeling, Audit Requirements, Building Certification, Building Codes, Cost Recovery/Allocation, Emissions Mitigation Scheme, Emissions Standards, Enabling Legislation, Energy Standards, Feebates, Feed-in Tariffs, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Incandescent Phase-Out, Mandates/Targets, Net Metering & Interconnection, Resource Integration Planning, Safety Standards, Upgrade Requirements, Utility/Electricity Service Costs) for this property.

282

Standard-E hydrogen monitoring system shop acceptance test procedure  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The purpose of this report is to document that the Standard-E Hydrogen Monitoring Systems (SHMS-E), fabricated by Mid-Columbia Engineering (MCE) for installation on the Waste Tank Farms in the Hanford 200 Areas, are constructed as intended by the design. The ATP performance will verify proper system fabrication.

Schneider, T.C.

1997-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

283

Federal Information Processing Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS). ... Replacement Standards for Withdrawn FIPS on Geographic Codes.

2013-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

284

March 2007 Standards Forum and Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

March 2007 March 2007 Continued on next page TSP Manager's Notes 1 Domestic Programs (American National Standards) Overview 2 Aerospace Industry Advocates Standards Selection Based on Technical Merit, Not Semantics 3 Report Recommends Withdrawal of OMB Risk Assessment Bulletin 4 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight 5 Topical Committee Developments 6 Welcome Aboard the TSMC! 7 Standards Actions 8 DOE Standards Actions 8

285

Voluntary Agreements for Energy Efficiency or GHG EmissionsReduction in Industry: An Assessment of Programs Around the World  

SciTech Connect

Voluntary agreements for energy efficiency improvement and reduction of energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have been a popular policy instrument for the industrial sector in industrialized countries since the 1990s. A number of these national-level voluntary agreement programs are now being modified and strengthened, while additional countries--including some recently industrialized and developing countries--are adopting these type of agreements in an effort to increase the energy efficiency of their industrial sectors.Voluntary agreement programs can be roughly divided into three broad categories: (1) programs that are completely voluntary, (2) programs that use the threat of future regulations or energy/GHG emissions taxes as a motivation for participation, and (3) programs that are implemented in conjunction with an existing energy/GHG emissions tax policy or with strict regulations. A variety of government-provided incentives as well as penalties are associated with these programs. This paper reviews 23 energy efficiency or GHG emissions reduction voluntary agreement programs in 18 countries, including countries in Europe, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) and discusses preliminary lessons learned regarding program design and effectiveness. The paper notes that such agreement programs, in which companies inventory and manage their energy use and GHG emissions to meet specific reduction targets, are an essential first step towards GHG emissions trading programs.

Price, Lynn

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Energy-efficiency labels and standards: A guidebook for appliances, equipment and lighting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Energy-performance improvements in consumer products are an essential element in any government's portfolio of energy-efficiency and climate change mitigation programs. Governments need to develop balanced programs, both voluntary and regulatory, that remove cost-ineffective, energy-wasting products from the marketplace and stimulate the development of cost-effective, energy-efficient technology. Energy-efficiency labels and standards for appliances, equipment, and lighting products deserve to be among the first policy tools considered by a country's energy policy makers. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Foundation (UNF) recognize the need to support policy makers in their efforts to implement energy-efficiency standards and labeling programs and have developed this guidebook, together with the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP), as a primary reference. This guidebook was prepared over the course of the past year with significant contribution from the authors and reviewers mentioned previously. Their diligent participation has made this the international guidance tool it was intended to be. The lead authors would also like to thank the following individuals for their support in the development, production, and distribution of the guidebook: Marcy Beck, Elisa Derby, Diana Dhunke, Ted Gartner, and Julie Osborn of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as well as Anthony Ma of Bevilacqua-Knight, Inc. This guidebook is designed as a manual for government officials and others around the world responsible for developing, implementing, enforcing, monitoring, and maintaining labeling and standards-setting programs. It discusses the pros and cons of adopting energy-efficiency labels and standards and describes the data, facilities, and institutional and human resources needed for these programs. It provides guidance on the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of the programs and on the design of the labels and standards themselves. In addition, it directs the reader to references and other resources likely to be useful in conducting the activities described and includes a chapter on energy policies and programs that complement appliance efficiency labels and standards. This guidebook attempts to reflect the essential framework of labeling and standards programs. It is the intent of the authors and sponsors to distribute copies of this book worldwide at no charge for the general public benefit. The guidebook is also available on the web at www.CLASPonline.org and can be downloaded to be used intact or piecemeal for whatever beneficial purposes readers may conceive.

McMahon, James E.; Wiel, Stephen

2001-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

287

State options in lighting: efficiency standards for existing public buildings  

SciTech Connect

This report discusses requirements and options for state lighting-efficiency standards for existing public buildings under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. EPCA, as implemented under present regulations, is found to allow great flexibility to the states in what they adopt, so long as they do adopt some standard. A wide variety of substantive standards is described, and it is recommended that states adopt a standard based on a maximum-lighting power budget with cost-effectiveness criteria. Several options for adoption and enforcement of standards are discussed. It is recommended that states adopt a requirement that owners of all public buildings submit reports of lighting energy audits and estimates of energy savings from modifications to comply with substantive standards. It is further recommended that while filing of reports should be mandatory, substantive compliance, at least initially, need not be; if it turns out that voluntary compliance is not great enought to achieve a state's desired energy savings, compliance could then be made mandatory. It is recommended that exemptions from the standards be limited to small buildings and that variances under a mandatory standard be available only when an applicant can show insufficient capital to make required modifications, even though they would soon pay for themselves in reduced operating costs. It is suggested that a lighting standard of the kind recommended could substantially reduce wasted energy in lighting, be simple enough to be easily understood and applied, be technically and economically reasonable, and allow for needed exemptions without loopholes.

Meeker, F.

1979-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

EGov PMA Scorecard Cost, Schedule & Performance Standard...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

& Publications Program & Project Management For The Acquisition Of Capital Assets RPAM & Energy Order Requirements ex parte memo - McKinsey & Company; February 16, 2011...

289

Voting Systems Performance and Test Standards: An ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... for an extended period of time under varying temperatures and voltages. ... a. Restoration of the device to the operating condition existing immediately ...

2011-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

290

Key Performance Indicator Effectiveness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Outcome: OMAC Standardized Working-Steps for CNC Milling Machines; Output: Reference document describing performance metrics and ...

2013-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

291

May 2006 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Standards Actions 1 Standards Actions 1 New Projects and Technical Standards in Revision 1 DOE Technical Standards Posted in RevCom for TSP 1 DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Published 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2

292

Device Performance  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In the Device Performance group, within the National Center for Photovoltaic's Measurements and Characterization Division, we measure the performance of PV cells and modules with respect to standard reporting conditions--defined as a reference temperature (25 C), total irradiance (1000 Wm-2), and spectral irradiance distribution (IEC standard 60904-3). Typically, these are ''global'' reference conditions, but we can measure with respect to any reference set. To determine device performance, we conduct two general categories of measurements: spectral responsivity (SR) and current versus voltage (I-V). We usually perform these measurements using standard procedures, but we develop new procedures when required by new technologies. We also serve as an independent facility for verifying device performance for the entire PV community. We help the PV community solve its special measurement problems, giving advice on solar simulation, instrumentation for I-V measurements, reference cells, measurement procedures, and anomalous results. And we collaborate with researchers to analyze devices and materials.

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2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Appliance Energy Standards  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Stove, washer, dryer, refrigerator, Energy Star Label Appliance Energy Standards Energy Efficiency Standard The Energy Efficiency Standards Group analyzes technical, economic, and...

294

ISO Standards Documents  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ISO/TC 34: Food products and TC 34/SC 17: Management systems for food safety ISO Standards Documents iso3rss ISO Standards Development ISO Standards Development

295

September 2006 Standards Forum/Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

September 2006 September 2006 TSP Manager's Notes 1 TEN YEARS AFTER THE NTTAA: 1996-2006 2 Committee on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Approves Two New Standards 4 Renewable Portfolio Standards Help Wind Industry to Sail 5 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight 5 World Standards Day 2006 in

296

High Performance Rooftop Units  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Presentationname High Performance RTUs Life Cycle Cost Comparison Calculator * Web-based tool for comparing costs of standard and high performance RTUs. * Weather data for 237...

297

Building Technologies Office: About Standards  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Standards Standards Learn more about: History of Federal Appliance Standards How to Get Involved We rely on our appliances every day to cook and refrigerate our food, clean our clothes, heat our water, and perform many other daily tasks. But most of us take our appliances and the energy and water they use for granted. The operating cost of an appliance over its lifetime may be several times greater than its initial purchase price. Many consumers do not consider energy or water efficiency when making their purchases. But looking for an energy efficient model can save you money over the long run. Congress passed laws setting initial federal energy efficiency standards and establishing schedules for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to review and revise these standards. Standards benefit consumers by requiring that appliance manufacturers reduce the energy and water use of their products-and thus the costs to operate them.

298

April 2006 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 New Projects and Technical Standards in Revision 1 DOE Technical Standards Posted in RevCom for TSP 1 DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Published 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status

299

Standard-Related Links  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Standard-Related Links. ... Association for Clinical Chemistry ACS - American Chemical Society ANSI - American National Standards Institute AOAC ...

2013-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

300

Standard Reference Materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Inn, KGW, Liggett, WS, and Hutchinson, JMR (1984), "The National Bureau of Standards Rocky Flats Soil Standard Reference Material," Nuclear ...

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301

Federal Technical Standards Workshop  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... missions, authorities, priorities, and budget resources.". ... of developing a strategic standards management plan. ... Director of NIST's Office of Standards ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

302

Lifelong voluntary exercise in the mouse prevents age-related alterations in gene expression in the heart  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in the heart A. M. BRONIKOWSKI,1,7 P. A. CARTER,2 T. J. MORGAN,2 T. GARLAND, JR.,3 N. UNG,1 T. D. PUGH,4 R voluntary exercise in the mouse prevents age-related alterations in gene expression in the heart. Physiol changes that normally occur in the aging heart. Male mice (Mus domesticus) were sampled from the 16th

Bronikowski, Anne

303

Voluntary environmental programmes in the developing world: an examination of the ISO 14001 environmental management system certification in Thailand  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

14001 international voluntary scheme in Thailand. The study focuses on three core manufacturing industries food and beverages, textiles and wearing apparel, and electronics and electrical appliances, chosen to represent three main types... (Electronics and Electrical Appliances Industry) ................................................................................... 131 Figure 5.6: ISO 14001 Adopters Responses to Question 23.1 (All Industries) ............. 132 Figure 5.7: ISO 14001...

Tambunlertchai, Kanittha

2011-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

304

RPM §2.26. Voluntary Leave Donation (Rev. 3/12)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

26 26 Voluntary Leave Donation If you have feedback regarding an HR policy or procedure, share it with us here. _____ Rev. 3/12 Purpose Applicability Definitions Catastrophic Illness or Injury Catastrophic Casualty Loss Catastrophic Bereavement Loss Exceptions Provisions of Leave Applicable Situations Receiving-Employee Conditions Donating-Employee Conditions Donations Minimum Donation Maximum Credit Misuse of Leave Tax Consequences Program Details A. Purpose This policy enables employees to donate vacation time on an hour-for-hour basis, regardless of differing pay scales, to another employee who: Has exhausted sick and vacation leave due to a catastrophic illness or injury affecting the employee or an eligible person, as defined below; or Has experienced a catastrophic casualty loss; or

305

Effect of building airtightness and fan size on the performance of mechanical ventilation systems in new U.S. houses: a critique of ASHRAE standard 62.2-2003  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vol 22, No 6. pg 10-11. 2003. ASHRAE 62.2 Recommended for6, 7, 10, 33, 37. ANSI/ASHRAE. 1988 (RA 94). Standard 119Inc. , Atlanta GA. ANSI/ASHRAE. 1993 (RA 2001). Standard

Roberson, J.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

October 2005 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Standards Actions 1 Standards Actions 1 New Projects and DOE Technical Standards in Revision 1 DOE Technical Standards Posted in RevCom for TSP 1 DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Recently Published 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 DOE Technical Standards Program

307

DOE Directives, Regulations, and Standards Portal - Standards  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Globe Image Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program Home Search Approved Standards Recently Approved RevCom Logo RevCom for TSP Drafts for Review Registered Projects...

308

NIST Global Standards Information Global Standards News  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 2010 The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has advised the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ... DGI), Austin, Texas, were ...

309

NIST Global Standards Information Standards Education  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Grants supporting the development of new learning resources and course modules integrating standards into the formal curriculum in Business and ...

310

Cape Charles - Construction & Design Standards (Virginia) | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

LEED ranking system. There are also minimum standards of performance related to "Sustainability Criteria." The Sustainability Criteria are designed to measure an occupant's...

311

September 2005 Standards Forum and Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Page September 2005 Page September 2005 TSP Manager's Notes 1 The Halo Effect: American National Standards and the rest 2 Standards Development for Report- ing of Declarable Substances 5 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight 8 DOE Revises "Integration of Environment, Safety, and Health

312

December 2006 Standards Forum and Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

December 2006 December 2006 TSP Manager's Notes 1 Meeting In The Middle 2 Plain Talk for a New Generation 3 Licensing New Nuclear Power Plants 4 ANSI Government Affairs Overview 5 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight 7 Topical Committee Developments 8 Welcome Aboard the TSMC! 8 Standards Actions 9 DOE Standards Actions 9

313

November 2005 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Technical DOE Technical Standards in Revision 1 DOE Technical Standards Posted in RevCom for TSP 1 DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Revisions 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association

314

April 2007 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

New Projects and Technical Standards in Revision 1 DOE Technical Standards Posted in RevCom for TSP 1 DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 Technical Standards Published 2 Non-Government Standards Actions 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 DOE Technical

315

DOE Technical Standards Program Standards Actions Newsletter  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

* * New DOE Standard, Communicating Waste Characterization and DOT Hazard Classification Requirements * Workshops and Events * The Annual Energy Facility Contractors Group Safety Analysis Workshop * 2012 Chemical Safety and Life Cycle Management Workshop * Nuclear Safety- Related Standards Activity INSIDE THIS ISSUE April 2012 Standards Actions Technical Standards Program Newsletter www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/ New DOE Standard, Communicating Waste Characterization and DOT Hazard Classification Requirements The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) has a challenging mission to solve many problems posed by the legacy of the Cold War, including the transportation of unprecedented amounts of contaminated waste,

316

National Green Building Standard Analysis  

SciTech Connect

DOE's Building America Program is a research and development program to improve the energy performance of new and existing homes. The ultimate goal of the Building America Program is to achieve examples of cost-effective, energy efficient solutions for all U.S. climate zones. Periodic maintenance of an ANSI standard by review of the entire document and action to revise or reaffirm it on a schedule not to exceed five years is required by ANSI. In compliance, a consensus group has once again been formed and the National Green Building Standard is currently being reviewed to comply with the periodic maintenance requirement of an ANSI standard.

NAHB Research Center, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Fuel economy standards have affected vehicle efficiency - Today in ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Greenhouse gas data, voluntary report- ing, electric power plant emissions. Highlights ... Notes: Combined means both foreign and domestic vehicles.

318

Standards Actions, July 2002  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Standards Program Document Status 07-01-2002 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 46 Out for Comment - 14 Published this Month - 2 5-year Review Status Revision in Progress - 11 Reaffirmation in Progress - 12 Cancellation Pending - 7 Cancellation in Progress - 1 No Current Action - 19 Inside this issue: DOE Technical Standards Projects Initiated 1 DOE Technical Standards Re- cently Sent for Coordination 1 DOE Technical Standards Re- cently Published 1 American National Standards Institute 2 American Society for Testing and Materials International 4 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. Standards Actions- July 2002 Standards Actions DOE Technical Standards Projects Initiated

319

Standards Actions, May 2001  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

30-2001 30-2001 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 39 Out for Comment - 19 Published this Month - 0 5-year Review Status Revision in Progress - 4 Reaffirmation in Progress - 23 Cancellation Pending - 9 Cancellation in Progress - 18 No Current Action - 12 Inside this issue: DOE Technical Standards Projects Initiated 1 DOE Technical Standards Proposed for Reaffirmation 1 Proposed Cancellation of DOE Technical Standards 2 Published DOE Technical Standards 3 American National Standards Institute 3 American National Standards 6 American Society for Testing and Materials 6 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. May 2001 Standards Actions DOE Technical Standards Projects Initiated

320

May 2005 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Revisions 1 DOE Technical Standards Projects Initiated 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 04-27-2005 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 25

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Energy-Efficiency Labels and Standards: A Guidebook forAppliances, Equipment, and Lighting - 2nd Edition  

SciTech Connect

Energy-performance improvements in consumer products are an essential element in any government's portfolio of energy-efficiency and climate change mitigation programs. Governments need to develop balanced programs, both voluntary and regulatory, that remove cost-ineffective, energy-wasting products from the marketplace and stimulate the development of cost-effective, energy-efficient technology. Energy-efficiency labels and standards for appliances, equipment, and lighting products deserve to be among the first policy tools considered by a country's energy policy makers. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and several other organizations identified on the cover of this guidebook recognize the need to support policy makers in their efforts to implement energy-efficiency standards and labeling programs and have developed this guidebook, together with the Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP), as a primary reference. This second edition of the guidebook was prepared over the course of the past year, four years after the preparation of the first edition, with a significant contribution from the authors and reviewers mentioned previously. Their diligent participation helps maintain this book as the international guidance tool it has become. The lead authors would like to thank the members of the Communications Office of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for their support in the development, production, and distribution of the guidebook. This guidebook is designed as a manual for government officials and others around the world responsible for developing, implementing, enforcing, monitoring, and maintaining labeling and standards setting programs. It discusses the pros and cons of adopting energy-efficiency labels and standards and describes the data, facilities, and institutional and human resources needed for these programs. It provides guidance on the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of the programs and on the design of the labels and standards themselves. In addition, it directs the reader to references and other resources likely to be useful in conducting the activities described and includes a chapter on energy policies and programs that complement appliance efficiency labels and standards. This guidebook attempts to reflect the essential framework of labeling and standards programs. It is the intent of the authors and sponsor to distribute copies of this book worldwide, at no charge, for the general public benefit. The guidebook is also available on the web at www.clasponline.org and may be downloaded to be used intact or piecemeal for whatever beneficial purposes readers may conceive.

Wiel, Stephen; McMahon, James E.

2005-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

322

NETL: Publication Standards Manual  

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Standards Manual Publications Publication Standards Manual Click on the logo to access the NETL Publication Standards Manual 2003 APEX Logo Click on the logo or on the link below...

323

Thick Buildings [Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

STANDARDS The idea of tracts of windowless indoor space hassider U.S. practices and standards? building with four sidesAs these codes and standards change future generations may

Coffin, Christie Johnson

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Questioning Copyright in Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

adoption and use of privately drafted industry standards).arising from abuses of standard-setting processes are well-at 7. Compliance with standards has often implicated patent

Samuelson, Pam

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Standards, Newsletter-June 1997 | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 Technical Standards, Newsletter-June 1997 June 1997 The Standards Forum and Standards Actions, June 1997 A brand new approach to performing work is taking place at the Nevada...

326

Seminar on building codes and standards  

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A seminar was conducted for state building code officials and state energy officials to discuss the following: status of the states regulatory activities for energy conservation standards for buildings; the development, administration, and enforcement processes for energy conservation standards affecting new construction; lighting and thermal standards for existing buildings; status of the development and implementation of the Title III Program, Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS); and current status of the State Energy Conservation Program. The welcoming address was given by John Wenning and the keynote address was delivered by John Millhone. Four papers presented were: Building Energy Performance Standards Development, James Binkley; Lighting Standards in Existing Buildings, Dorothy Cronheim; Implementation of BEPS, Archie Twitchell; Sanctions for Building Energy Performance Standards, Sue Sicherman.

Not Available

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

February 2007 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Technical Standards Posted in RevCom for TSP 1 DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Published1 Non-Government Standards Actions 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 Publication Staff Roster 2

328

Automated Voltage Standard Ready  

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... We wanted a standard that was ... as envisioned, then within our lifetimes there will no longer be a need for voltage transfer standards that have to be ...

2013-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

329

complex dimensional standards  

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... Mailing Address: National Institute of Standards and Technology 100 Bureau Drive ... of CMS Software: NIST-generated data sets, standard level (per ...

2013-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

330

Surrogate protein particle standards  

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... The large particles may be useful as a standard for the counting of ... drugs require visual inspection, at present there are no standards available for ...

2013-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

331

Appliance Efficiency Standards  

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Appliance Efficiency Standards Part 1 of 2 In the National Energy Policy Conservation Act (1978), Congress required DOE to set energy-efficiency standards for 13 residential...

332

Cryptographic Standards Statement  

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... standard. We will continue in our mission to work with the cryptographic community to create the strongest possible encryption standards for the US ...

2013-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

333

Cytomegalovirus Standard Reference Material  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... and reagent manufacturers in production of their own calibrants and standards. ... control materials which would be traceable to a NIST standard. ...

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

334

April 2011 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3009 3009 Revision * DOE Standard 1066 Revision * New DOE Standards Projects * Incidents of Security Concern Technical Standard * Explosives Safety * Operations Assessment Field Handbook * Reporting of Radioactive Sealed Sources Program * Occurrence Reporting Causal Analysis Guide * Nuclear Safety-Related Standards Activity INSIDE THIS ISSUE April 2011 Standards Actions Technical Standards Program Newsletter www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/ DOE Standard 3009 Revision The Office of Nuclear Safety Policy and Assistance (HS-21), within the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), conducted workshops in January and March to support a major revision of Department of Energy (DOE) Standard 3009, Preparation Guide for U.S. Department of Energy Nonreactor

335

Battery Standard Scenario  

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Scenario: Fast Tracking a Battery Standard. ... with developing a new standard specifying quality controls for the development of batteries used in ...

336

Sustainability Standards Portal  

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... links to the original standard/ directive developer website ... for harmonizing standards and directives (future work ... for information only; it does not imply ...

337

NIST Global Standards Information Global Standards News  

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... (EPRI) to help it develop an interim "roadmap" for determining the architecture and initial key standards for an electric power "Smart Grid". ...

338

May 2010 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

May 2010 U.S. Department of Energy Technical Standards Program (http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/) Standards Actions 1.0 DOE STANDARDS ACTIONS The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program (TSP) publishes Standards Actions on a monthly basis to provide DOE headquarters and field elements with current information on DOE and select non-government standards activities. The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the TSP web page at: http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose Projects, Approved Standards, Recently Approved Standards, or Drafts for Review, as

339

May 2009 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

May 2009 May 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Technical Standards Program (http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/) Standards Actions 1.0 DOE STANDARDS ACTIONS The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program (TSP) publishes Standards Actions on a monthly basis to provide DOE headquarters and field elements with current information on DOE and select non-government standards activities. The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the TSP web page at: http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose Projects, Approved Standards, Recently Approved Standards, or Drafts for Review, as

340

February 2009 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

February 2009 February 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Technical Standards Program (http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/) Standards Actions 1.0 DOE STANDARDS ACTIONS The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program (TSP) publishes Standards Actions on a monthly basis to provide DOE headquarters and field elements with current information on DOE and select non-government standards activities. The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the TSP web page at: http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose Projects, Approved Standards, Recently Approved Standards, or Drafts for Review, as

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341

July 2009 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

July 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Technical Standards Program (http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/) Standards Actions 1.0 DOE STANDARDS ACTIONS The Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Standards Program (TSP) publishes Standards Actions on a monthly basis to provide DOE headquarters and field elements with current information on DOE and select non-government standards activities. The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the TSP web page at: http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose Projects, Approved Standards, Recently Approved Standards, or Drafts for Review, as

342

FMOC Standards Program  

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spacer Facilities Management and Operations Center (FMOC) Standards Program (removed) Sandia Home...

343

December 2005 Standards Forum  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Page December 2005 Page December 2005 TSP Manager's Notes 1 Overview of the U.S. Standardization System 2 A Call for Greater Collaboration 5 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight 6 Topical Committee Developments 7 Welcome Aboard the TSMC! 8 DOE Standards Actions 9 Non-Government Standards

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Standards Development Organization Overview  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Standards Organizations NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) ... Fire News Annual directory NFPA Buyer's Guide ... Headquarters ...

2010-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

345

EIA-Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program - Greenhouse Gases and  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming Potentials (GWP) Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming Potentials (GWP) Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases Program Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming Potentials (GWP) (From Appendix E of the instructions to Form EIA-1605) GREENHOUSE GAS NAME GREENHOUSE GAS CODE FORMULA GWP TAR1 AR42 (1) Carbon Dioxide CO2 CO2 1 1 (2) Methane CH4 CH4 23 25 (3) Nitrous Oxide N2O N2O 296 298 (4) Hydroflourocarbons HFC-23 (trifluoromethane) 15 CHF3 12000 14800 HFC-32 (difluoromethane) 16 CH2F2 550 675 HFC-41 (monofluoromethane) 43 CH3F 97 -3 HFC-125 (pentafluoroethane) 17 CHF2CF3 3400 3500 HFC-134 (1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane) 44 CHF2CHF2 1100 -3 HFC-134a (1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane) 18 CH2FCF3 1300 1430 HFC-143 (1,1,2-trifluorethane) 45 CHF2CH2F 330 -3 HFC-143a (1,1,1-trifluoroethane) 46 CF3CH3 4300 4470 HFC-152 (1,2-difluorethane) 47 CH2FCH2F

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Validating the role of AFVs in voluntary mobile source emission reduction programs.  

SciTech Connect

Late in 1997, EPA announced new allowances for voluntary emission control programs. As a result, the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean Cities and other metro areas that have made an ongoing commitment to increasing participation by alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) in local fleets have the opportunity to estimate the magnitude and obtain emission reduction credit for following through on that commitment. Unexpectedly large reductions in key ozone precursor emissions in key locations and times of the day can be achieved per vehicle-mile by selecting specific light duty AFV offerings from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in lieu of their gasoline-fueled counterparts. Additional benefit accrues from the fact that evaporative emissions of non-methane hydrocarbons (generated in the case of CNG, LNG, and LPG by closed fuel-system AFV technology) can be essentially negligible. Upstream emissions from fuel storage and distribution with the airshed of interest are also reduced. This paper provides a justification and outlines a method for including AFVs in the mix of strategies to achieve local and regional improvements in ozone air quality, and for quantifying emission reduction credits. At the time of submission of this paper, the method was still under review by the US EPA Office of Mobile Sources, pending mutually satisfactory resolution of several of its key points. Some of these issues are discussed in the paper.

Santini, D. J.; Saricks, C. L.

1999-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

347

NETL Publication Standards Manual  

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Standards NETL Publication Standards Manual Publication Standards Manual Click on topic below to view Click "Contents" in the bookmarks panel at the left of your screen to return to this page Introduction * Overview * About This Manual - Point of Contact - Download Files - Permission - Signage - Special Applications Publication Standards * Design Elements * Fact Sheets * Font (Typeface) * Full-Size Brochures * Logo * Presentations * Report Covers NETL Publication Standards Manual Overview For over 60 years, we have been at the forefront

348

NIST Pipeline-Scale Flow Measurement Standards for Natural ...  

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Pipeline-Scale Flow Measurement Standards for Natural Gas. Summary: NIST natural gas flow calibrations are performed ...

2013-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

349

Recommendations for energy conservation standards for new residential buildings - volume 3: Introduction and Background to the Standard Development Effort  

SciTech Connect

The Energy Conservation for New Buildings Act of 1976, as amended, 42 U.S.C Section 6831 et. seq. requires the US Department of Energy to issue energy conservation standards for the design of new residential and commercial buildings. The standards will be mandatory only for the design of new federal buildings, and will serve as voluntary guidelines for the design of new non-federal buildings. This report documents the development and testing of a set of recommendations, from the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) Special Projects Committee No. 53, designed to provide the technical foundation for the Congressionally-mandated energy standard for new residential buildings. The recommendations have been developed over the past 25 months by a multidisciplinary project team, under the management of the US Department of Energy and its prime contractor, Pacific Northwest Laboratory. Volume III -- Introduction and Background to the Standard Development Effort is a description of the Standard development process and contains the rationale for the general approach and specific criteria contained within the recommendations.

Not Available

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

August 2001 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7-31-2001 7-31-2001 Activity Summary In Conversion-4 In Preparation-43 Out for Comment-17 Published this Month-0 5-year Review Status Revision in Progress-6 Reaffirmation in Progress-23 Cancellation Pending-4 Cancellation in Progress-12 Proposed for Cancellation-13 No Current Action-11 Inside this issue: DOE Technical Standards Project Initiated 1 DOE Technical Standards Recently Sent for Coordination 1 DOE Technical Standard Recently Reaffirmed 1 DOE Technical Standards Recently Published 2 American National Standards Institute 2 American National Standards 4 American Society for Testing and Materials 5 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. Standards Actions- August 2001 Standards

351

November 2000 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

November 2000 November 2000 Standards Technical Standards Program Document Status Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site: http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/ DOE Technical Standards Projects Initiated If you have any questions or are interested in participating in the development of these standards, please contact the representatives listed below. Complete listings of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status are given on the Technical Standards Pro- gram (TSP) Web Site referenced at the bottom of this page. To access these lists from the home page, click on “DOE Technical Standards,” then click on “Projects” in the left- hand frame to show the links to the project lists. The following DOE Technical Standards projects were recently initiated: • Radiological Control Programs for Special Tritium Compounds, Project Number OCSH-

352

CONVERSION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO NON-GOVERNMENT STANDARDS...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CONVERSION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO NON-GOVERNMENT STANDARDS CONVERSION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARDS TO NON-GOVERNMENT STANDARDS Purpose This procedure provides guidance on the...

353

Effect of building airtightness and fan size on the performance of mechanical ventilation systems in new U.S. houses: a critique of ASHRAE standard 62.2-2003  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

pg 4. 2000c. Industry News: Vermont to Require Mechanicalpgs 816-827. ICCI. 2003. Vermont Residential Building EnergyNew Construction in Vermont: A Review of Codes, Standards,

Roberson, J.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Nucleic Acid Standards - Standard Ref. Frame  

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Standard Reference Standard Reference Standard Reference Frame Supplemental Information Ideal Geometries X-PLOR Parameters Valence Geometries RNA Ontology Consortium mmCIF Resources PDBML Resources A Standard Reference Frame for the Description of Nucleic Acid Base-pair Geometry A common point of reference is needed to describe the three-dimensional arrangements of bases and base pairs in nucleic acid structures. [1]. For example, parts of a structure, which appear "normal" according to one computational scheme, may be highly unusual according to another and vice versa. It is thus difficult to carry out comprehensive comparisons of nucleic acid structures and to pinpoint unique conformational features in individual structures. In order to resolve these issues, a group of

355

Standards Actions, February 2004  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 DOE Technical Standards Recently Sent for Coordination 1 DOE Technical Standards Recently Published 1 Non-Government Standards 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 5 American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) 6 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 11 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 12 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 01-23-2004 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 36 Out for Comment - 23 Published in January - 3 5-year Review Status Revision in Progress - 13 Reaffirmation in Progress - 26 Cancellation Pending - 1 Cancellation in Progress - 3 No Current Action - 0 Inside This Visit the Technical Standards Program

356

July 2005 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Technical Standards in Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Change Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Recently Published 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 06-28-2005 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 21 Out for Comment - 10 Published in June - 2 5-year Review Status Proposed for Revision-6 Revision in Progress-3

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February 2005 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Technical Technical Standards Program Document Status 1-18-2005 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 25 Out for Comment - 10 Published in January - 3 5-year Review Status Proposed for Revision-6 Revision in Progress-4 Proposed for Reaffirmation-3 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellation Pending-16 Cancellation in Progress-0 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/ February 2005 Standards Actions 1.0 DOE Standards Actions The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the Technical Standards Program (TSP) web page at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose Projects,

358

July 2006 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Technical DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 06-28-2006 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 23 Out for Comment - 14 Published in June - 0 5-year Review Status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for Reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellation Pending-9 Cancellation in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.eh.doe.gov/ techstds/ July 2006 Standards Actions 1.0 DOE Standards Actions The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the Technical Standards Program (TSP) web page at http://www.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose Projects,

359

January 2012 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

* DOE Conduct of Operations Standards Revisions * New DOE Standards Projects * DOE Handbook of Operational Safety and Analysis Techniques * Nuclear Safety- Related Standards Activity INSIDE THIS ISSUE January 2012 Standards Actions Technical Standards Program Newsletter www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/ DOE Conduct of Operations Standards Revisions In the early 1990s, the Department of Energy (DOE) developed 17 technical standards to support DOE Order 5480.19, Conduct of Operations Requirements for DOE Facilities. The standards (STDs), listed below, provided examples, good practices, and expanded explanations of the topics in each chapter of the Order. In June 2010, the Order was revised and issued as DOE Order 422.1, Conduct of Operations. The

360

Standard Seawater Comparisons Updated  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Salinity adjustments that may reconcile differences in results from different expeditions are presented. These corrections are based upon batch-to-batch differences in Standard Seawater (SSW) after comparison with KC1-derived standards.

Arnold W. Mantyla

1987-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Standards Actions, July 2001  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6-27-2001 6-27-2001 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 42 Out for Comment - 15 Published this Month - 1 5-year Review Status Revision in Progress - 4 Reaffirmation in Progress - 2 Supersedure in Progress - 6 Cancellation Pending - 8 Cancellation in Progress - 2 No Current Action - 35 Inside this issue: DOE Technical Standards Project Initiated 1 DOE Technical Standard Recently Sent for Coordination 1 DOE Technical Standard Recently Published 1 American National Standards Institute 2 American National Standards 3 American Society for Testing and Materials 4 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. July 2001 Standards Actions DOE Technical Standards Projects Initiated

362

Standards Actions - April 2002  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3-28-2002 3-28-2002 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 44 Out for Comment - 13 Published this Month - 2 5-year Review Status Revision in Progress - 4 Reaffirmation in Progress - 2 Supersedure in Progress - 6 Cancellation Pending - 8 Cancellation in Progress - 2 No Current Action - 35 Inside this issue: DOE Technical Standards Project Canceled 1 DOE Technical Standard Recently Sent for Coordination 1 DOE Technical Standards Re- cently Published 2 American National Standards Institute 2 American Society for Testing and Materials International 4 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. Standards Actions- April 2002 Standards Actions DOE Technical Standards Project Canceled

363

Standard Model Summary  

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resumen del Modelo Standard Avanzar Volver Principal ESTOY PERDIDO Lo que hace que el Modelo Standard sea tan amplio es el hecho que todas las partculas observadas pueden ser...

364

AOCS: supporting international standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Trade standards improve efficiency of production and ease international commerce. They can also affect profitability. AOCS: supporting international standards inform Magazine algae algal AOCS biomass business chemistry cottonseed date detergents f

365

Standard Reference Data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The National Standard Reference Data System (NSRDS-NBS) provides access to the quantitative data of physical sciences, critically evaluated ...

2013-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

366

Law Enforcement Standards Office  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Talking Police OLES supports the SAFECOM and COPS programs through standards leadership. News. Expanded CSI Guide Now Available. ...

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

367

November 2006 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Published 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 Publication Staff Roster 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 10-25-2006 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 23 Out for Comment - 16 Published in September - 0 5-year Review Status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6

368

Appendix: Industry Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Table 13   Commonly used standards and references for downstream (refining) materials...Practices for the Control

369

Related Metrology Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Dynamic measurement -- Proving systems for volumetric meters -- Part 2: Pipe provers. ... Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards. Contact. ...

2011-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

370

Appliance Efficiency Standards  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Appliance Efficiency Standards and Price Discrimination C. Anna Spurlock Energy Analysis & Environmental Impact Department Environmental Energy Technologies Division Lawrence...

371

Implementation of SB 1368 Emission Performance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

........................................................................... 8 Chapter 4: Emissions Performance Standard .....................13 Coal................................................................................................ 16 Renewables/Non-Renewables Blended Contracts................................................. 17

372

Standards, building codes, and certification programs for solar technology applicatons  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is a primer on solar standards development. It explains the development of standards, building code provisions, and certification programs and their relationship to the emerging solar technologies. These areas are important in the commercialization of solar technology because they lead to the attainment of two goals: the development of an industry infrastructure and consumer confidence. Standards activities in the four phases of the commercialization process (applied research, development, introduction, and diffusion) are discussed in relation to institutional issues. Federal policies have been in operation for a number of years to accelerate the development process for solar technology. These policies are discussed in light of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular on federal interaction with the voluntary consensus system, and in light of current activities of DOE, HUD, and other interested federal agencies. The appendices cover areas of specific interest to different audiences: activities on the state and local level; and standards, building codes, and certification programs for specific technologies. In addition, a contract for the development of a model solar document let by DOE to a model consortium is excerpted in the Appendix.

Riley, J. D.; Odland, R.; Barker, H.

1979-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Appliances and Commercial Equipment Standards  

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Walk-in Coolers and Walk-in Freezers Energy Conservation Standards Walk-in Coolers and Walk-in Freezers Energy Conservation Standards Sign up for e-mail updates on regulations for this and other products The Department of Energy (DOE) is conducting a rulemaking to establish performance-based standards for walk-in coolers and walk-in freezers (WICF). WICFs temporarily store refrigerated or frozen food or other perishable goods and are used primarily in the food service and food sales industry. Walk-in coolers operate above 32°F and at or below 55°F, and walk-in freezers operate at or below 32°F. WICFs covered by the regulations are enclosed storage spaces that can be walked into, have a total chilled storage area of less than 3,000 square feet, and do not include products designed and marketed exclusively for medical, scientific, or research purposes.

374

April 2004 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 DOE Technical Standards recently sent for coordination 1 DOE Technical Standards Recently Published 1 Non-Government Standards 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 7 American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) 8 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 12 National Fire Protection Association 12 ry DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 03-26-2004 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 37 Out for Comment - 21 Published in March - 2 5-Year Review Status Revision in Progress - 13 Reaffirmation inProgress - 26 Cancellation Pending - 1

375

Standards Actions, May 2002  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4-29-2002 4-29-2002 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 47 Out for Comment - 12 Published this Month - 6 5-year Review Status Revision in Progress - 10 Reaffirmation in Progress - 12 Supersedure in Progress - 0 Cancellation Pending - 7 Cancellation in Progress - 1 No Current Action - 20 Inside this issue: DOE Technical Standards Proposed for Reaffirmation 1 DOE Technical Standards Re- cently Published 1 American National Standards Institute 2 American Society for Testing and Materials International 4 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. Standards Actions- May 2002 Standards Actions DOE Technical Standards Proposed for Reaffirmation The following documents are currently being reevaluated under the 5-year

376

Standards Actions - August 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Standards Standards Technical Standards Program Document Status (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) Activity Summary In Conversion – 4 In Preparation – 32 Out for Comment – 15 Published this Month – 1 5-year Reviews Revisions in Progress – 3 Reaffirmations in Progress – 0 Supersedures in Progress – 6 Cancellations Pending – 8 Cancellations in Progress – 2 No Current Action – 35 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site: http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/ DOE Technical Standards Project Initiated If you have any questions or are interested in participating in the development of this standard, please contact the person listed below. Complete listings of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status are given in the Web Site referenced at the bottom of this page. To access these

377

April 2008 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3-27-2008 3-27-2008 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 24 Out for Comment - 26 Published in March - 0 Five Year Review status Proposed for Revision-4 Revision in Progress-3 Proposed for Reaffirmation-0 Reaffirmation in Progress-20 Cancellations Pending-6 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclear safety/techstds/ April 2008 Standards Actions 1.0 DOE Standards Actions The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the Technical Standards Program (TSP) web page at http://hss.energy.gov/nuclear safetytechstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose

378

Appliance Efficiency Standards  

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6 6 Appliance Efficiency Standards Part 2 of 2: Policy process and consumer gains Part 1 of this article (CBS News, Spring 1995) discussed LBNL's role in setting federal appliance efficiency standards and presented an overview of the net national benefits of standards. Here, we examine the broader policy context for appliance standards and consumer benefits. Policy Context Appliance efficiency standards provide a minimum requirement for energy efficiency at the point of manufacture (or import). These standards seek to overcome market failures-including price distortions and transaction costs-that have historically given rise to a gap between observed and attainable product efficiencies. In this way, appliance standards complement information programs, utility DSM and other incentive programs,

379

July 2007 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6-27-2007 6-27-2007 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 27 Out for Comment - 24 Published in June - 0 5-year Review status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed forReaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellations Pending-9 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://hss.energy.gov/nuclear safetytechstds/ July 2007 Standards Actions 1.0 DOE Standards Actions The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the Technical Standards Program (TSP) web page at http://hss.energy.gov/nuclear safetytechstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose

380

IHS Standards Expert  

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Standards » Standards » IHS IHS Standards Expert1354608000000IHS Standards ExpertLANL researchers can access IHS Standards from offsite via Remote Access./No/Question? 667-5809library@lanl.gov IHS Standards Expert LANL researchers can access IHS Standards from offsite via Remote Access. Login For each collection (society), one person may access pdfs at a time, per the Library's subscription license. Please free up the collection for another user when finished: download or print your pdf, then Log Out. FAQs How do I use IHS? IHS Basic Tutorial (pdf) - see more on the "Training & Support" tab within IHS Contact IHS Customer support, 800-447-3352 (our Customer Support ID Number is 5926584) Contact the Research Library at 7-5809 or library@lanl.gov What if full-text is not available?

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381

Derived Concentration Technical Standard  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

196-2011 196-2011 April 2011 DOE STANDARD DERIVED CONCENTRATION TECHNICAL STANDARD U.S. Department of Energy AREA ENVR Washington, D.C. 20585 Not Measurement Sensitive This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.doe.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/standard/standard.html DOE-STD-1196-2011 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This Derived Concentration Technical Standard was a collaborative effort sponsored by the DOE Office of Environmental Policy and Assistance, with support from Department subject matter experts (SMEs) in the field of radiation protection. This standard, which complements DOE Order (O) 458.1, Radiation Protection of the Public and the Environment, was developed taking

382

May 2008 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4-25-2008 4-25-2008 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 24 Out for Comment - 26 Published in April - 2 Five Year Review status Proposed for Revision-4 Revision in Progress-3 Proposed for Reaffirmation-0 Reaffirmation in Progress-20 Cancellations Pending-6 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclear safety/techstds/ May 2008 Standards Actions 1.0 DOE Standards Actions The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the Technical Standards Program (TSP) web page at http://hss.energy.gov/nuclear safetytechstds/. To access these standards, go to our web page, click on "DOE Technical Standards," then choose

383

Standards Actions - August 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Standards Standards Technical Standards Program Document Status (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) (2000-07-31) Activity Summary In Conversion – 4 In Preparation – 32 Out for Comment – 15 Published this Month – 1 5-year Reviews Revisions in Progress – 3 Reaffirmations in Progress – 0 Supersedures in Progress – 6 Cancellations Pending – 8 Cancellations in Progress – 2 No Current Action – 35 Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site: http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/ DOE Technical Standards Project Initiated If you have any questions or are interested in participating in the development of this standard, please contact the person listed below. Complete listings of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status are given in the Web Site referenced at the bottom of this page. To access these

384

Progress towards Managing Residential Electricity Demand: Impacts of Standards and Labeling for Refrigerators and Air Conditioners in India  

SciTech Connect

The development of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling (EES&L) began in earnest in India in 2001 with the Energy Conservation Act and the establishment of the Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The first main residential appliance to be targeted was refrigerators, soon to be followed by room air conditioners. Both of these appliances are of critical importance to India's residential electricity demand. About 15percent of Indian households own a refrigerator, and sales total about 4 million per year, but are growing. At the same time, the Indian refrigerator market has seen a strong trend towards larger and more consumptive frost-free units. Room air conditioners in India have traditionally been sold to commercial sector customers, but an increasing number are going to the residential sector. Room air conditioner sales growth in India peaked in the last few years at 20percent per year. In this paper, we perform an engineering-based analysis using data specific to Indian appliances. We evaluate costs and benefits to residential and commercial sector consumers from increased equipment costs and utility bill savings. The analysis finds that, while the BEE scheme presents net benefits to consumers, there remain opportunities for efficiency improvement that would optimize consumer benefits, according to Life Cycle Cost analysis. Due to the large and growing market for refrigerators and air conditioners in India, we forecast large impacts from the standards and labeling program as scheduled. By 2030, this program, if fully implemented would reduce Indian residential electricity consumption by 55 TWh. Overall savings through 2030 totals 385 TWh. Finally, while efficiency levels have been set for several years for refrigerators, labels and MEPS for these products remain voluntary. We therefore consider the negative impact of this delay of implementation to energy and financial savings achievable by 2030.

McNeil, Michael A.; Iyer, Maithili

2009-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

385

Progress towards Managing Residential Electricity Demand: Impacts of Standards and Labeling for Refrigerators and Air Conditioners in India  

SciTech Connect

The development of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling (EES&L) began in earnest in India in 2001 with the Energy Conservation Act and the establishment of the Indian Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The first main residential appliance to be targeted was refrigerators, soon to be followed by room air conditioners. Both of these appliances are of critical importance to India's residential electricity demand. About 15percent of Indian households own a refrigerator, and sales total about 4 million per year, but are growing. At the same time, the Indian refrigerator market has seen a strong trend towards larger and more consumptive frost-free units. Room air conditioners in India have traditionally been sold to commercial sector customers, but an increasing number are going to the residential sector. Room air conditioner sales growth in India peaked in the last few years at 20percent per year. In this paper, we perform an engineering-based analysis using data specific to Indian appliances. We evaluate costs and benefits to residential and commercial sector consumers from increased equipment costs and utility bill savings. The analysis finds that, while the BEE scheme presents net benefits to consumers, there remain opportunities for efficiency improvement that would optimize consumer benefits, according to Life Cycle Cost analysis. Due to the large and growing market for refrigerators and air conditioners in India, we forecast large impacts from the standards and labeling program as scheduled. By 2030, this program, if fully implemented would reduce Indian residential electricity consumption by 55 TWh. Overall savings through 2030 totals 385 TWh. Finally, while efficiency levels have been set for several years for refrigerators, labels and MEPS for these products remain voluntary. We therefore consider the negative impact of this delay of implementation to energy and financial savings achievable by 2030.

McNeil, Michael A.; Iyer, Maithili

2009-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

386

Revolutionizing standard operating procedures in biomanufacturing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In its quest to become a High Reliability Performance (HRP) organization, Amgen manufacturing operations desires to further improve its adherence to, and effectiveness of, its standard operating procedures (SOPs). SOPs are ...

Nag, Aditya

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Jenseits des Standard Modells  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

The Standard Model The Standard Model Unngelöste Rätsel Jenseits des Standard Modells Das Standard Modell gibt auf viele Fragen, über Struktur und Stabilität der Materie eine Antwort. Dazu braucht es nur die sechs Sorten von Quarks und Leptonen und die vier fundamentalen Kräfte. Aber das Standard Modell ist nicht vollständig; es gibt noch viele unbeantwortete Fragen. Eigentlich sollten wir aus Gründen der Symmetrie im Weltraum gleichviel Materie wie Antimaterie beobachten. Wir finden aber praktisch nur normale Materie! Warum? Woraus besteht die "Dunkle Materie", die wir nicht sehen können, die aber im Universum sichtbare Gravitationswirkungen zeigt? Warum kann das Standard Modell die Massen der Teilchen nicht vorhersagen? Sind Quarks and Leptonen wirklich fundamentae Teilchen, oder sind sie aus noch elementareren Partikeln aufgebaut?

388

Standards Actions, October 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Project Initiated Project Initiated If you have any questions or are interested in participating in the development of this standard, please contact the representatives listed below. Complete listings of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status are given in the Technical Standards Pro- gram (TSP) Web Site referenced at the bottom of this page. To access these lists from the home page, click on “DOE Technical Standards,” then click on “Projects” in the left- hand frame to show the links to the project lists. The following DOE Technical Standards project was recently initiated: • Hoisting and Rigging Standard, Project Number SAFT-0077. This project is being pre- pared by the Hoisting and Rigging Technical Advisory Committee (HRTAC). If you de- sire to participate in this project, please contact your site representative to the HRTAC

389

October 2006 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Publication Staff Roster 2 Publication Staff Roster 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 09-26-2006 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 24 Out for Comment - 16 Published in September - 1 5-year Review Status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellation Pending-9 Cancellation in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.eh.doe.gov/ techstds/ October 2006 Standards Actions 1.0 DOE Standards Actions The complete list of all DOE Technical Standards projects and their status is available on the Technical Standards Program (TSP) web page at http://www.eh.doe.gov/techstds/. To access

390

February 2001 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Standards Technical Standards Program Document Status Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site: http://tis.eh.doe.gov/techstds/ Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 35 Out for Comment - 18 Published this Month - 1 FY 2001 5-year Reviews Revisions in Progress - 2 Reaffirmations in Progress - 2 Supersedures in Progress - 6 Cancellations Pending - 11 Cancellations in Progress - 33 No Current Action - 16 DOE Technical Standards Project Canceled If you have any questions about this action, please contact the person listed be- low. The following DOE Technical Standards project was recently canceled: * EM Facility Hazard Categorization, Project Number SAFT-0029; EM Technical Standards Manager, John Serocki, 301-903-7999, John.Serocki@em.doe.gov, or Tom Wright, 301-903-3661, Tom.Wright@em.doe.gov. The need for this

391

April 2005 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notices 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 1 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 3-28-2005 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 25 Out for Comment - 11 Published in March - 0 5-year Review Status Proposed for Revision-6 Revisions in Progress-4 Proposed for Reaffirmation-3 Reaffirmations in Progress-24 Cancellations Pending-11 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards

392

primary frequency standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST-F1 Cesium Fountain Atomic Clock The Primary Time and Frequency Standard for the United States. NIST-F1, the nation's ...

2013-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

393

Particulate Matter Standards (Ohio)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This chapter of the law that establishes the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency sets the standards for particulate emissions from a variety of sources, including facilities that generate power. ...

394

Columbia- Renewables Portfolio Standard  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

In November 2004, voters in Columbia, Missouri approved a proposal to adopt a local renewables portfolio standard (RPS).* The initiative requires the city's municipal utility, Columbia Water &...

395

Standards for Document Encasement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... time. We want the preservation community to be able to have a common set of standards to develop its own capabilities.. ...

2013-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

396

Vacuum Comparison Standard  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Manometers (UIMs), which are primary standards with the lowest stated uncertainty in the world, but require significant time and money to operate. ...

2012-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

397

Approved DOE Technical Standards  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

approved-doe-technical-standards Forrestal Building approved-doe-technical-standards Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 205851.800.dial.DOE en DOE-STD-1150-2013 http://energy.gov/hss/downloads/doe-std-1150-2013 DOE-STD-1150-2013

398

August 2007 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 Publication Staff Roster 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 07-27-2007 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 27 Out for Comment - 24 Published in June - 0 5-year Review status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for Reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellations Pending-9 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at

399

October 2007 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Non-Government Standards Actions 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 Publication Staff Roster 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 09-27-2007 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 26 Out for Comment - 27 Published in September - 0 5-year Review status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for Reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellations Pending-9 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at

400

USING STANDARD SYSTE  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... two-phase region for a symmetric blend ... density mismatch of fluid components and segregation ... Standards and Technology in the flow visualization. ...

2001-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS), created by S.B. 1030 on November 30, 2004, requires each electric distribution company (EDC) and electric generation supplier (EGS) to...

402

Site Lead TQP Standard  

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Qualification Standard for the Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Site Lead Program May 2011 Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and...

403

AND TIME STANDARDS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... mu- tual coupling between the units and to heater thermostat operations. ... resistance-bridge thermostats is planned for use in several new standard ...

2003-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

404

Sustainability Standards Portal (SSP)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... A framework for analysis of standards from different perspectives. ... Dr. Jaehyun Lee Dr. Anantha Narayanan Dr. Paul Witherell Dr. Ram D. Sriram Ms ...

2010-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

405

ORISE: Standards development  

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of industry standards that provide guidance and support to decontamination and decommissioning projects across the United States. Because of our extensive experience...

406

Standard Administrative Procedures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Standards surveillance and instrument monitoring projects. ... are normally stored in a LEVEL 1 security area must never be left unattended when they ...

2010-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

407

Large Standard Model Chart  

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Standard (tamao mediano) Principal ESTOY PERDIDO Ud puede solicitar una copia REAL de esta hermosa lmina Vea ampliaciones de componentes de la tabla y el texto que...

408

Large Standard Model Chart  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Tabla del Modelo Standard (tamao mximo) Principal ESTOY PERDIDO Ud puede solicitar una copia REAL de esta hermosa lmina Vea ampliaciones de componentes de la tabla y el...

409

Standard Model Chart  

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Standard Volver Principal ESTOY PERDIDO Usted realmente no necesita memorizar todos los nombres de las partculas, ni cmo interactan, ni sus masas, etc. Sin embargo, a...

410

Fragen zum Standard Modell  

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Quiz What is Fundamental? Fragen zum Standard Modell Frage: Aus wievielen elementaren Teilchen sind die mehr als hundert bekannten Teilchen aufgebaut? Antwort 6 Quarks, 6 Leptonen,...

411

Standard Model Quiz  

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los cientos de partculas conocidas? RESPUESTA: S, 6 quarks, 6 leptones, 6 antiquarks 6 antileptones, y los portadores de fuerza. Regreso a la ruta del Modelo Standard......

412

FEDERAL INFORMATION PROCESSING STANDARDS ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... This Standard specifies use of a symmetric-key encryption ... definition of "escrow", the key component holders provide the components of a ...

2012-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

413

August 2006 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Notices 1 DOE Technical Standards Published 1 Non-Government Standards Actions 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 07-26-2006 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 22 Out for Comment - 16 Published in July - 2 5-year Review Status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellation Pending-9 Cancellation in Progress-0

414

Standard Reference Materials:  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Statistical analyses of the physical properties from the ... Summary statistics: mean = 118.7 kgm3, standard ... were acquired in 1980 and 1981 for the ...

2012-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

415

Taxes and Trading versus Intensity Standards: Second-Best Environmental Policies with Incomplete Regulation (Leakage) or Market Power  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

tax. Notes: Emissions tax Intensity Standard Consumption taxDWL Output Emissions Standard dominates? Yes/First Best Yes/and Tradable Performance Standards. RFF Discussion Paper

Holland, Stephen P.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Nucleic Acid Standards - Standard Ref. Frame  

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A Standard Reference Frame for the Description A Standard Reference Frame for the Description of Nucleic Acid Base-pair Geometry Supplementary Material The report is available at Journal of Molecular Biology (2001) 313: 229 - 237 and The Nucleic Acid Cartesian coordinates for A, C, G, T, and U in the optimized reference frame Adenine, Cytosine, Guanine, Thymine, Uracil Standard chemical structures taken from Clowney et al. (1996), J. Am. Chem. Soc., 118, 509-518). These data do not include C1' atoms, which are placed here in the least-squares plane of the base atoms, with the purine C1'-N9 bond length and C1'-N9-C4 valence angle set respectively to 1.46 Å and 126.5° and the pyrimidine C1'-N1 bond and C1-N1-C2 angle to 1.47 Å and 118.1°. These distances and angles are based on the average glycosyl

417

Financial Assistance Certification Financial Assistance Qualification Standards  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Financial Assistance Certification Financial Assistance Certification Financial Assistance Qualification Standards Financial assistance award and administration in DOE is performed primarily by contract specialists. The Office of Personnel Management qualification standards for GS- 1 102 contract specialists are relevant but not fully sufficient for performing financial assistance duties. Contract specialists performing financial assistance in addition to, or in place of, acquisition duties must also meet the certification requirements established by the Financial Assistance Career Development (FACD) program. The FACD Program is built upon the skills acquired by the contract specialists in the performance of their acquisition duties and the training provided under the Contracting/Purchasing certification program.

418

Voluntary Agreements for Increasing Energy-Efficiency in Industry: Case Study of a Pilot Project with the Steel Industry in Shandong Province, China  

SciTech Connect

This paper describes international experience with the use of Voluntary Agreements for increasing industrial sector energy-efficiency, drawing lessons learned regarding the essential elements of the more successful programs. The paper focuses on a pilot project for implementation of a Voluntary Agreement with two steel mills in Shandong Province that was developed through international collaboration with experts in China, the Netherlands, and the U.S. Designing the pilot project involved development of approaches for energy-efficiency potential assessments for the steel mills, target-setting to establish the Voluntary Agreement energy-efficiency goals, preparing energy-efficiency plans for implementation of energy-saving technologies and measures, and monitoring and evaluating the project's energy savings.

Price, Lynn; Worrell, Ernst; Sinton, Jonathan; Yun, Jiang

2003-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

June 2006 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Page 1 June 2006 Page 1 June 2006 Technical Standards Program Manager's Note 1 Safety for Electrical Workers 2 Significant Federal Laws and Policies 3 Clearance of Solid Materials from Nuclear Facilities 5 Technical Standards Manager Spotlight 6 Topical Committee Developments 7 From the ANSI Web site 8 Don't Get "Board" With

420

Standards Development as Hybridization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

While users in the rest of the World have been offered 3G mobile phones based on either the CDMA2000 or W-CDMA standards, users in China have the additional option of using phones based on the TD-SCDMA standard. As a technology largely developed by Chinese ... Keywords: Global, Hybridization, Indigenous, Innovation, Mobile Phones, National, Technology

Xiaobai Shen, Ian Graham, James Stewart, Robin Williams

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Global residential appliance standards  

SciTech Connect

In most countries, residential electricity consumption typically ranges from 20% to 40% of total electricity consumption. This energy is used for heating, cooling, refrigeration and other end-uses. Significant energy savings are possible if new appliance purchases are for models with higher efficiency than that of existing models. There are several ways to ensure or encourage such an outcome, for example, appliance rebates, innovative procurement, and minimum efficiency standards. This paper focuses on the latter approach. At the present time, the US is the only country with comprehensive appliance energy efficiency standards. However, many other countries, such as Australia, Canada, the European Community (EC), Japan and Korea, are considering enacting standards. The greatest potential impact of minimum efficiency standards for appliances is in the developing countries (e.g., China and India), where saturations of household appliances are relatively low but growing rapidly. This paper discusses the potential savings that could be achieved from global appliance efficiency standards for refrigerators and freezers. It also could be achieved from global appliance efficiency standards for refrigerators and freezers. It also discusses the impediments to establishing common standards for certain appliance types, such as differing test procedures, characteristics, and fuel prices. A methodology for establishing global efficiency standards for refrigerators and freezers is described.

Turiel, I.; McMahon, J.E. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (US); Lebot, B. [Agence Francaise pour la Maitrise de l`Energie, Valbonne (FR)

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Universal software safety standard  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper identifies the minimum subset required for a truly universal safety-critical software standard. This universal software standard could be used in but is not limited to the following application domains: commercial, military and space ... Keywords: software safety, system safety, validation, verification

P. V. Bhansali

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

C# Annotated Standard  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Standards, while being definitive, do not usually serve as the best reference to the use of a programming language. Books on languages usually are able to explain usage better, but lack the definitive precision of a standard. This book combines the two; ... Keywords: C#, Computer Science, Programming, Programming Languages

Jon Jagger; Nigel Perry; Peter Sestoft

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

MODEL CONSERVATION STANDARD INTRODUCTION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

standards and surcharge methodology. 2 The term "system cost" means an estimate of all direct costs and transmission to the consumer and, among other factors, waste disposal costs, end-of-cycle costs, and fuel costs. SURCHARGE RECOMMENDATION The Council does not recommend that the model conservation standards be subject

425

Exploring Ways to Standardize Federal Energy Contracts  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Exploring Ways to Standardize Exploring Ways to Standardize Federal Energy Contracts May 23, 2013 Chandra Shah for Tracy J. Logan Program Analyst Federal Energy Management Program Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy U.S. Department of Energy Energy Lawyers and Contracting Officers Working Group 2 Vision Evolution toward standardization of cross-sector and cross-project terms, conditions, reporting methodologies, financial calculations and contract structure to improve transparency and replicability of performance contracts. * Adoption of the Federal Uniform Performance Contract increases transparency and reduces transaction costs. * Technical and financial data and specifications are presented in a clear, predictable manner from contract to contract. * Federal Contracting Officers

426

Hydrogen Codes and Standards  

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Codes and Standards Codes and Standards James Ohi National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Blvd. Golden, CO 80401 Background The development and promulgation of codes and standards are essential if hydrogen is to become a significant energy carrier and fuel because codes and standards are critical to establishing a market-receptive environment for commercializing hydrogen-based products and systems. The Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and Infrastructure Technologies Program of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), with the help of the National Hydrogen Association (NHA) and other key stakeholders, are coordinating a collaborative national effort by government and industry to prepare, review, and promulgate hydrogen codes and standards needed to expedite hydrogen infrastructure development. The

427

Journeys Beyond the Standard Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chapter 1 Introduction The Standard Model (SM) of Particleresults of searches for the standard model Higgs boson in ppunderstand new physics. The Standard Model is incom- plete;

Elor, Gilly

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Understanding Service Systems Through Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

T. 2004. Economics of Standards in Information Networks.Kindleberger, C. P. 1983. Standards as Public, Collectivethe nature of today's standards. Presented at the

Mathew, Ashwin J.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Costs and benefits of industrial reporting and voluntary targets for energy efficiency. A report to the Congress of the United States. Volume II: Appendices  

SciTech Connect

This part sets forth the regulations for the Industrial Energy conservation Program established under Part E of Title III of the Act. It includes criteria and procedures for the identification of reporting corporations, reporting requirements, criteria and procedures for exemption from filing reports directly with DOE, voluntary industrial energy efficiency improvement targets and voluntary recovered materials utilization targets. The purpose of the program is to promote increased energy conservation by American industry and, as it relates to the use of recovered materials, to conserve valuable energy and scarce natural resources.

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1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

The Standards Forum and Standards Actions - June 2001 | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

The Standards Forum and Standards Actions - June 2001 The Standards Forum and Standards Actions - June 2001 The Standards Forum and Standards Actions - June 2001 The Standards Forum and Standards Actions - June 2001 Inside this issue: Should DOE Organizations Include DOE O 252.1 in their Contracts?....................................................... 1 Metrology/Accreditation Personnel and Nuclear Weapons Complex Managers Take Action Addressing Current Issues at Joint Annual Meeting........................................................................ 1 A Note from the Manager........................................................................................................................ 2 Welcome Aboard the TSMC!..................................................................................................................

431

Performance Metrics for Commercial Buildings  

SciTech Connect

Commercial building owners and operators have requested a standard set of key performance metrics to provide a systematic way to evaluate the performance of their buildings. The performance metrics included in this document provide standard metrics for the energy, water, operations and maintenance, indoor environmental quality, purchasing, waste and recycling and transportation impact of their building. The metrics can be used for comparative performance analysis between existing buildings and industry standards to clarify the impact of sustainably designed and operated buildings.

Fowler, Kimberly M.; Wang, Na; Romero, Rachel L.; Deru, Michael P.

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

432

January 2008 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 Publication Staff Roster 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 12-27-2007 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 22 Out for Comment - 26 Published in December - 4 5-year Review status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for Reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellations Pending-9 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclear safety/techstds/

433

November 2007 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 1 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 1 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 Publication Staff Roster 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 10-29-2007 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 24 Out for Comment - 30 Published in October - 0 5-year Review status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for Reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellations Pending-9 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://hss.energy.gov/nuclear safetytechstds/

434

Mechanical Systems Qualification Standard  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

61-2008 61-2008 June 2008 DOE STANDARD MECHANICAL SYSTEMS QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1161-2008 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-STD-1161-2008 iv INTENTIONALLY BLANK DOE-STD-1161-2008 v TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENT................................................................................................................ vii PURPOSE ....................................................................................................................................1

435

February 2008 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2 ASTM International 2 American Nuclear Society (ANS) 2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2 Publication Staff Roster 2 DOE Technical Standards Program Document Status 01-28-2008 Activity Summary In Conversion - 4 In Preparation - 22 Out for Comment - 24 Published in January - 3 5-year Review status Proposed for Revision-5 Revision in Progress-6 Proposed for Reaffirmation-1 Reaffirmation in Progress-21 Cancellations Pending-9 Cancellations in Progress-0 Inside This Issue Visit the Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclear safety/techstds/

436

Standard for solar collectors  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this standard is to estabish for solar collectors: definitions; requirements for testing and rating; specifications, literature and advertising requirements; requirements for marking; requirements for safety; and conformance conditions. This standard is intended for the guidance of the industry including manufacturers, engineers, distributors, installers, contractors, and consumers. This standard applies to factory-made solar collectors using either air or a liquid as the heat transfer fluid for one or more of the following purposes: a) heating service water or other fluids and b) heating or cooling of buildings.

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Sonication standard laboratory module  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A standard laboratory module for automatically producing a solution of cominants from a soil sample. A sonication tip agitates a solution containing the soil sample in a beaker while a stepper motor rotates the sample. An aspirator tube, connected to a vacuum, draws the upper layer of solution from the beaker through a filter and into another beaker. This beaker can thereafter be removed for analysis of the solution. The standard laboratory module encloses an embedded controller providing process control, status feedback information and maintenance procedures for the equipment and operations within the standard laboratory module.

Beugelsdijk, Tony (Los Alamos, NM); Hollen, Robert M. (Los Alamos, NM); Erkkila, Tracy H. (Los Alamos, NM); Bronisz, Lawrence E. (Los Alamos, NM); Roybal, Jeffrey E. (Santa Fe, NM); Clark, Michael Leon (Menan, ID)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

NIST: Neutron Cross Section Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... standards. Description: Measurements have been completed at Ohio University of the important hydrogen scattering angular distribution standard ...

2013-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

439

Materials Standards for Additive Manufacturing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... ASTM F2924 Standard Specification for Additive Manufacturing Titanium-6 Aluminum-4 Vanadium with Powder Bed Fusion) except for standards ...

2013-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

440

Calibration Procedures: Standard Operating Procedures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 18, Calibration of Graduated Neck-Type Metal Volumetric Field Standards, Volumetric Transfer Method Revision ... 20, Standard Deviation and Range ...

2013-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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441

DNA Profiling Standard Reference Materials  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... agreement with the NIST Office of Law Enforcement Standards. ... Related Programs and Projects: SRM 2372 - Human DNA Quantitation Standard. ...

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

442

Medical Devices Metrology and Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Medical Devices Metrology and Standards Needs (Download the flyer in pdf ... Standard and Metrology Needs for Surgical Robotics, presented by ...

2013-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

443

Radioactivity Standard Reference Material Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Summary: The Standard Reference Materials Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides science, industry, and ...

2013-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

444

Examples of Smart Grid Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Examples of Smart Grid Standards. Hundreds of standards will be required for an efficient and effective smart grid. Historically ...

2013-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

445

Standards-Developing Organizations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Table 1   Source of codes and standards related to brazing...749 01 11 Web site: www.iso.ch National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel

446

Roundness calibration standard  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A roundness calibration standard is provided with a first arc constituting the major portion of a circle and a second arc lying between the remainder of the circle and the chord extending between the ends of said first arc.

Burrus, B.M.

1982-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

447

Quality Standards for Abstracts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

QUALITY STANDARDS FOR ABSTRACTS American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) An abstract allows you to concisely convey to the scientific community the value and importance of your research. Its restricted length allows the reader to quickly eva

448

Roundness calibration standard  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A roundness calibration standard is provided with a first arc constituting the major portion of a circle and a second arc lying between the remainder of the circle and the chord extending between the ends of said first arc.

Burrus, Brice M. (6620 Wachese La., Knoxville, TN 37912)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

FREIGHT CONTAINER LIFTING STANDARD  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This standard details the correct methods of lifting and handling Series 1 freight containers following ISO-3874 and ISO-1496. The changes within RPP-40736 will allow better reading comprehension, as well as correcting editorial errors.

POWERS DJ; SCOTT MA; MACKEY TC

2010-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

450

EPCglobal : a universal standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis evaluates the likelihood of EPCglobal becoming the universal RFID standard by presenting a framework of ten factors used to analyze and determine if EPCglobal is moving in the right direction. The ten factors ...

Aguirre, Juan Ignacio

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Title Standards 2001  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Standards 2001 Standards 2001 A guide for the preparation of title evidence in land acquisitions by the United States of America. Quick links to Contents: Table of Contents / Why Title Standards 2001, and who uses it? / Evidence of title / Abstract of Title Supplemental and Supporting Title Evidence / Title Insurance Policies and Certificates of Title / Final Title Evidence Title Evidence for Condemnations / The Deed to the United States / Special Standards for Texas / Sample Forms U.S. Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division Land Acquisition Section Washington, D.C. 20530 December 29, 2000 (reprint March 23, 2001) [Editor's Note: The reprint of March 23, 2001, added page numbers to the table of contents; added a new item "3" to part B of Form # 1 of the Certificate of Inspection and Possession,

452

DOE technical standards list. Department of Energy standards index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document was prepared for use by personnel involved in the selection and use of DOE technical standards and other Government and non-Government standards. This TSL provides listing of current DOE technical standards, non-Government standards that have been adopted by DOE, other Government documents in which DOE has a recorded interest, and canceled DOE technical standards. Information on new DOE technical standards projects, technical standards released for coordination, recently published DOE technical standards, and activities of non-Government standards bodies that may be of interest to DOE is published monthly in Standards Actions.

NONE

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Drinking Water Standards  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This publication explains the federal safety standards for drinking water provided by public water supply systems. It discusses the legal requirements for public water supplies, the maximum level allowed for contaminants in the water, and the potential health effects of each contaminant regulated. People who use water from private sources such as wells can also use these standards as a guide in checking whether their water is safe.

Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.

2006-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

454

Standards for ICCP API  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Inter-Control Center Communication Protocol (ICCP) was developed as an EPRI project for the exchange of power system information between control centers, or between a control center and a generation control system or substation. ICCP is now an international standard, IEC 60870-6 known as Telecontrol Application Service Element 2 (TASE.2). However, the application program interface (API) was not a part of that standard and was left as a "local implementation issue" for each ICCP vendor to define. The ...

1999-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

455

SAE Standards Support  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes PNNL activities in FY 2012 in support of the following two vehicle communication standards activities: Technical support to SAE, ANSI and NIST technical working groups. PNNL actively contributed to the use case development, harmonization, and evaluation of the SAE standards activities for vehicle to grid communication Tested and validated a set of potential technologies for meeting SAE communication requirements and provided recommendations for technology choices.

Gowri, Krishnan

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

DOE technical standards list: Department of Energy standards index  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This Department of Energy (DOE) technical standards list (TSL) has been prepared by the Office of Nuclear Safety Policy and Standards (EH-31) on the basis of currently available technical information. Periodic updates of this TSL will be issued as additional information is received on standardization documents being issued, adopted, or canceled by DOE. This document was prepared for use by personnel involved in the selection and use of DOE technical standards and other Government and non-Government standards. This TSL provides listings of current DOE technical standards, non-Government standards that have been adopted by DOE, other standards-related documents in which DOE has a recorded interest, and canceled DOE technical standards. Information on new DOE technical standards projects, technical standards released for coordination, recently published DOE technical standards, and activities of non-Government standards bodies that may be of interest to DOE is published monthly in Standards Actions.

NONE

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Medical History Questionnaire This form is voluntary. You may ignore it, complete parts of it, or fill it out fully. It is intended solely for  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Medical History Questionnaire This form is voluntary. You may ignore it, complete parts of it, or fill it out fully. It is intended solely for your self-protection at sea, by making your medical history available for reference at Medical Advisory Systems/ MedAire, 80 E. Salado Parkway, Suite 610

Russell, Lynn

458

Westinghouse Hanford Company Health and Safety Performance Report. First quarter calendar year 1995  

SciTech Connect

During the first quarter of CY 1995, four of the WHC sitewide ALARA performance goals were completed on or ahead of schedule. One of the completed goals related to reduction of radiological areas at WHC-managed facilities. Due to anticipated resource reductions and increased scope of work, several facilities escalated their reduction schedule. This allowed the ALARA goal to be completed and exceeded ahead of schedule. Industrial Safety and Health initiatives are being pursued in areas such as workplace ergonomics, safety training, and standards development. Positive efforts are ongoing in the areas of management commitment and employee involvement through the WHC Voluntary Protection Program. Successful implementation continues through the President`s Accident Prevention Council (PAPC) and division employee Accident Prevention Councils. The Company now has established CY 1995 PAPC goals. Major programmatic accomplishments completed during this reporting period include the Department of Energy-Headquarters (DOE-HQ) formally endorsing the Radiological Control organization`s approach toward development of the Radiation Protection Program (RPP) document. The DOE-HQ has recognized the significant contributions and leadership that Radiological Control has provided in planning and implementation of this ``model example of an RPP`` across the DOE complex and is encouraging other sites to contact WHC for assistance in developing their RPPs.

Lansing, K.A.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Industry and Education Experts Work Together to Establish Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Technician Training Standards  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

s more and more AFVs find s more and more AFVs find their places in the transporta- tion industry, the need for qualified technicians to service these vehicles continues to grow. To help meet this need, transportation indus- try and education experts are working together to develop standards for AFV technician training, standards that will serve as a valuable tool for AFV technician training programs now and in the future. Background Section 411 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct) requires that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ensure the availability of training programs for voluntary certification of alternative fuels technicians. To meet this requirement, DOE entered into a 5-year cooperative agreement with the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) to develop and implement

460

Beyond the Standard Model  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

allá del Modelo Standard allá del Modelo Standard Avanzar Volver Principal ESTOY PERDIDO!!! El modelo standard explica muchas de las preguntas acerca de la estructura y la estabilidad de la materia, con sus seis tipos de quarks, sus seis tipos de leptones, y sus cuatro fuerzas fundamentales. Sin embargo, el modelo standard es una teoría incompleta porque todavía no puede explicar la naturaleza del mundo en forma completa. ¿Por qué hay tres generaciones de quarks y leptones? ¿Los quarks y leptones son realmente fundamentales, o están constituidos a su vez por partículas aún más fundamentales? ¿Por qué no puede el modelo standard predecir la masa de una partícula? De acuerdo con nuestros experimentos, las cantidades de materia y antimateria en el universo deberían ser iguales; pero, ¿por qué hemos

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461

A Guidebook for Low-Carbon Development at the Local Level  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

appliance standards Voluntary and negotiated agreements Suvey and database appliance standards Voluntary and negotiated agreements Suvey and database

Zhou, Nan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

The Standards Forum, January 1997  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 - June 1997 1 - June 1997 The Standards News on the DOE Technical Standards Program Forum Volume 5 - Number 1 - June 1997 UN I T E D S T A T ES O F A M E R I C A D E P A R T M E N T O F E N E R G Y The Nevada Test Site Be- comes An Owner-User Facility By Dennis Murphy, Bechtel Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada A brand new approach to performing work is taking place at the Nevada Test Site. For the first time, a Department of Energy facility is being recognized as an accredited owner-user facility. As a result of a successful review of Bechtel Nevada’s construction support inspection section by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors in January, DOE/NV’s operations will receive accreditation in the Owner-User Accredited Program. “This brings us closer to industry standards,” said Ernie Mitchell,

463

NREL: Water Power Research - Testing and Standards  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Testing and Standards Testing and Standards NREL's marine and hydrokinetics (MHK) testing activities provide industry partners with essential operational data on a wide variety of systems and components. This data helps researchers establish baseline cost and performance metrics and advance the technology readiness of those systems that demonstrate the greatest potential for successful commercial deployment. The development of standards leads to accelerated development, reduced risks, and increased access to capital. Examples of testing and standards activities include: Verdant Rotor Blade Development Test Center Support IEC Standards Verdant Rotor Blade Development NREL applied its more than three decades of experience in designing and testing horizontal-axis wind turbine rotors to the development and testing

464

Standard Review Plan Overview  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Technical Framework for EM Projects Critical Decision (CD) Technical Framework for EM Projects Critical Decision (CD) Milestones Review & Approval Standard Review Plan (SRP) E n v i r o n m e n t a l M a n a g e m e n t DOE - EM - SRP - 2010 2nd Edition Overview March 2010 This page intentionally left blank. Standard Review Plan, 2 nd Edition, March 2010 1 Standard Review Plan Overview Technical Framework for EM Projects Critical Decision Milestones Review and Approval The Office of Environmental Management (EM) is responsible for managing the design, construction, operation, and eventual disposition of mission-critical projects/facilities. Coupled with this ongoing mission is the added responsibility for EM to diligently leverage and apply American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to accelerate the completion of its

465

Standards Actions - January 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Projects Initiated Projects Initiated The following DOE Technical Standards projects were recently initiated. If you have any questions or are interested in participating in the development of these stan- dards, please contact the per- sons listed below. • Establishing and Maintaining a Facility Representative Pro- gram at DOE Facilities , Project Number MGMT-0003 (revision of DOE-STD-1063-97); David Compton, S-3.1, 202-586-1034, Fax 202-586-3472, David .Compton@hq.doe.gov. • Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Process, Project Number SAFT- 0074 (Revision of DOE-STD- 3015-97); Helmut Filacchione, DP-21, 301-903-7519, Fax 301- 903-8628, Helmut.Filacchione @hq.doe.gov. DOE Technical Standards Project Canceled The following DOE Technical Standards project was recently can- celed. If you have any questions about this action, please contact

466

ORISE: Work Smart Standards  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Work Smart Standards Work Smart Standards ORISE Work Smart Standards Set for Environment, Safety, and Health Revision #1, March 21, 2000 Revision #2, Sept. 29, 2000 Revision #3, June 28, 2001 Revision #4, Nov. 9, 2001 Revision #5, Nov. 30, 2001 Revision #6, Jan. 31, 2002 Revision #7, June 28, 2002 Revision #8, Oct. 17, 2002 Revision #9, Nov. 21, 2002 Revision #10, Feb. 28, 2003 Revision #11, May 23, 2003 Revision #12, May 30, 2003 Revision #13, Oct. 30, 2003 Revision #14, Jan. 21, 2004 Revision #15, May 24, 2004 Revision #16, Aug. 17, 2004 Revision #17, Aug. 27, 2004 Revision #18, Oct. 14, 2004 Revision #19, March 28, 2005 Revision #20, May 31, 2005 Revision #21, Aug. 24, 2005 Revision #22, Feb. 17, 2006 Revision #23, March 22, 2006 Revision #24, May 19, 2006 Revision #25, July 26, 2006 Revision #26, Nov. 28, 2006

467

Standards Actions, October 1999  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

projects were recently ini- projects were recently ini- tiated. If you have any questions or are interested in participating in the development of these standards, please contact the per- sons listed below. • Work Smart Standards Users Handbook, Project Number MGMT-0002; Maggie Sturdivant, EH-31; 301-903-0077, FAX 301- 903-0557, Maggie.Sturdivant @eh.doe.gov. • Criteria for Preparing and Pack- aging Plutonium Metals and Oxides for Long-term Storage, Project Number PACK-0013 (re- vision of DOE-STD-3013-96); Ray Cooperstein, 301-903- 5353, 301-903-7065, Raymond .Cooperstein@dp.doe.gov. • Industrial Hygiene Functional Area Qualifications, Project Number TRNG-0012; M. Norman Schwartz, EH-31; 301- 903-2996, FAX 301-903-4594, Norm.Schwartz@eh.doe.gov. DOE Technical Standards Recently Sent for Coordination

468

Site Lead TQP Standard  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Qualification Standard for the Qualification Standard for the Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Site Lead Program May 2011 Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy 1 Qualification Standard for the Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Site Lead Program A Site Lead is an individual, normally at a senior General Schedule (GS) level or Excepted Service, who is assigned the responsibility to assess and evaluate management systems, safety and health programs, and technical activities associated with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear and non-nuclear facilities. Typically, a Site Lead has previously qualified as a Nuclear Safety Specialist or a Senior Technical Safety Manager. For exceptionally qualified individuals,

469

Standard Model Holdout INSIDE  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

May 2, 1997 May 2, 1997 Number 9 f Searching for the Standard Model Holdout INSIDE 2 University Close-Up: Pisa 5 Facilities Managers' Meeting 6 Birth of a Bison Photo by Reidar Hahn An international collaboration at Fermilab sets out to observe the elusive tau neutrino. by Donald Sena, Office of Public Affairs When two collaborations announced the discovery of the top quark at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in 1995, many news outlets erroneously reported that the last remaining piece of the current theory of matter and energy, known as the Standard Model, had been found. What reporters and even a few physicists forgot is that the elusive tau neutrino, while firmly entrenched in the Standard Model, has never been directly observed. In the early 1980s, there was one minor attempt to find the tau neutrino

470

Standards Actions - May 2000  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Project Canceled Project Canceled The following DOE Technical Standards project was recently canceled. If you have any questions about this action, please contact the person listed below. • Equipment Qualification Program for DOE-Owned Nuclear Facilities and Operations, Project Number FACR-0012; Samuel Rosenbloom, EH-31; 301-903-5749, Fax 301-903- 8693, Samuel.Rosenbloom@eh.doe.gov. The need for this document no longer ex- ists. DOE Technical Standards Recently Published The following DOE Technical Standard has recently been published: • DOE-STD-1063-2000, Facility Representatives, March 2000. This document updates and supersedes DOE-STD-1063-97, October 1997. DOE employees and DOE contractors may obtain copies from the ES&H Technical Infor- mation Services, U.S. Department of Energy; 1-800-473-4375, Fax 301-903-9823.

471

August 1999 Standards Actions  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

this document is available on the this document is available on the Technical Standards Program (TSP) Internet Site at the URL shown at the bottom of this page. If you wish to comment on this document, please notify your TSM. * Design Criteria Standard for Electronic Records Manage- ment Software, Project Number INFT-0001; Carol Blackston, MA-42; 301-903-4294, FAX 301- 903-4101; Carol.Blackston @hq.doe.gov. Comments are due August 30, 1999. This stan- dard was adapted from the De- partment of Defense standard 5015.2 and tailored for specific DOE use. DOE Documents Recently Published The following DOE document has recently been published: * DOE-HDBK-3027-99, Integrated Safety Management Systems (ISMS) Verification - Team Leader's Handbook, June 1999. DOE employees and DOE contractors may obtain copies from the

472

CID Standard Reports  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

CID Reports > Standard CID Reports > Standard Reports Central Internet Database CID Photo Banner Standard Reports Radioactive Waste WIMS-1: WASTE STREAM DISPOSITION FORECAST REPORT Adobe PDF Document Detailed waste stream disposition report by reporting site and disposition site that provides forecasted waste disposition volumes. Go directly to WIMS Exit CID Website to generate custom reports. Although WIMS Exit CID Website is a public site you will need to register and provide contact information the first time you enter WIMS Exit CID Website . Contaminated Groundwater GW-1: CONTAMINATED GROUNDWATER REPORTS A link to the DOE Groundwater Database web site. This site provides detailed information about groundwater plumes at DOE sites. Information includes contaminants, hydrogeology, and cleanup technologies.

473

Hydrogen Purity Standard  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Compressed Gas Association Compressed Gas Association Roger A. Smith Technical Director April 26, 2004 Hydrogen Purity Standard Compressed Gas Association 2 Compressed Gas Association ‹ 150 Members „ Industrial Gas Companies „ Equipment Manufacturers „ Other Gas Industry Associations „ Other SDOs ‹ Manufacturers, Fillers, Distributors, and Transporters of Industrial and Medical Gases Compressed Gas Association 3 Hydrogen Activities ‹ Committees „ Hydrogen Fuel Technology „ Bulk Distribution Equipment „ Hazardous Materials Codes „ Gas Specifications „ Cylinders, Valves & PRD's ‹ International „ Europe (EIGA) „ Japan (JIGA) „ Asia (AIGA) „ United Nations Compressed Gas Association 4 Hydrogen Purity Standard ‹ Draft hydrogen purity standard for stationary fuel cells and ICE's in 10 months

474

International Experience in Standards and Labeling Programs for Rice Cookers  

SciTech Connect

China has had an active program on energy efficiency standards for household appliances since the mid-1990s. Rice cooker is among the first to be subject to such mandatory regulation, since it is one of the most prevalent electric appliances in Chinese households. Since first introduced in 1989, the minimum energy efficiency standard for rice cookers has not been revised. Therefore, the potential for energy saving is considerable. Initial analysis from CNIS indicates that potential carbon savings is likely to reach 7.6 million tons of CO2 by the 10th year of the standard implementation. Since September 2007, CNIS has been working with various groups to develop the new standard for rice cookers. With The Energy Foundation's support, LBNL has assisted CNIS in the revision of the minimum energy efficiency standard for rice cookers that is expected to be effective in 2009. Specifically, work has been in the following areas: assistance in developing consumer survey on usage pattern of rice cookers, review of international standards, review of international test procedures, comparison of the international standards and test procedures, and assessment of technical options of reducing energy use. This report particularly summarizes the findings of reviewing international standards and technical options of reducing energy consumption. The report consists of an overview of rice cooker standards and labeling programs and testing procedures in Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan and Thailand, and Japan's case study in developing energy efficiency rice cooker technologies and rice cooker efficiency programs. The results from the analysis can be summarized as the follows: Hong Kong has a Voluntary Energy Efficiency Labeling scheme for electric rice cookers initiated in 2001, with revision implemented in 2007; South Korea has both MEPS and Mandatory Energy Efficiency Label targeting the same category of rice cookers as Hong Kong; Thailand's voluntary endorsement labeling program is similar to Hong Kong in program design but has 5 efficiency grades; Japan's program is distinct in its adoption of the 'Top Runner' approach, in which, the future efficiency standards is set based on the efficiency levels of the most efficient product in the current domestic market. Although the standards are voluntary, penalties can still be evoked if the average efficiency target is not met. Both Hong Kong and South Korea's tests involve pouring water into the inner pot equal to 80% of its rated volume; however, white rice is used as a load for its tests in Hong Kong whereas no rice is used for tests in South Korea. In Japan's case, water level specified by the manufactures is used and milled rice is used as a load only partially in the tests. Moreover, Japan does not conduct heat efficiency test but its energy consumption measurements tests are much more complex, with 4 different tests are conducted to determine the annual average energy consumption. Hong Kong and Thailand both set Minimum Allowable Heat Efficiency for different rated wattages. The energy efficiency requirements are identical except that the minimum heat efficiency in Thailand is 1 percentage point higher for all rated power categories. In South Korea, MEPS and label's energy efficiency grades are determined by the rice cooker's Rated Energy Efficiency for induction, non-induction, pressure, nonpressure rice cookers. Japan's target standard values are set for electromagnetic induction heating products and non-electromagnetic induction heating products by different size of rice cookers. Specific formulas are used by type and size depending on the mass of water evaporation of the rice cookers. Japan has been the leading country in technology development of various types of rice cookers, and developed concrete energy efficiency standards for rice cookers. However, as consumers in Japan emphasize the deliciousness of cooked rice over other factors, many types of models were developed to improve the taste of cooked rice. Nonetheless, the efficie

Zhou, Nan; Zheng, Nina

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Standards for ICCP API  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report reflects an update to the original 12/99 EPRI Report TE-114613 and the current status of the standard as of 6/30/00. The Inter-Control Center Communication Protocol (ICCP) was developed as an EPRI project for the exchange of power system information between control centers, or between a control center and a generation control system or substation. ICCP is now an international standard IEC 60870-6 known as Telecontrol Application Service Element 2 (TASE.2) (See Reference 1-3). However, the App...

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REGISTERING A TECHNICAL STANDARD PROJECT | Department of Energy  

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REGISTERING A TECHNICAL STANDARD PROJECT REGISTERING A TECHNICAL STANDARD PROJECT REGISTERING A TECHNICAL STANDARD PROJECT Purpose This procedure outlines the process for registering a project to develop a DOE Technical Standard, to perform certain periodic updates (revisions, reaffirmations, inactivations for new design, and reinstatements) to DOE Technical Standards, or to register a person's or organization's intent to work with a non-Government standards body to prepare or revise a non-Government standard. The procedure also describes the approval process required before a project can be registered. Registering a Technical Standard Project (TSPP-04) More Documents & Publications DOE-TSPP-4, Registering a Technical Standard Project - July 1, 2009 DOE-TSPP-2, Establishing the Need for a Technical Standard - August 1, 2000

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FCT Safety, Codes and Standards: DOE Safety, Codes, and Standards...  

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Safety, Codes, and Standards Activities to someone by E-mail Share FCT Safety, Codes and Standards: DOE Safety, Codes, and Standards Activities on Facebook Tweet about FCT Safety,...

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Building Technologies Program: About Standards  

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About Standards to About Standards to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Program: About Standards on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Program: About Standards on AddThis.com... About Standards & Test Procedures Implementation, Certification & Enforcement Rulemakings & Notices Further Guidance ENERGY STAR® Popular Links Success Stories Previous Next Lighten Energy Loads with System Design. Learn More. Warming Up to Pump Heat. Learn More. Cut Refrigerator Energy Use to Save Money. Learn More.

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Department of Energy Standards Index  

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This TSL, intended for use in selecting and using DOE technical standards and other Government and non-Government standards, provides listing of current and inactive DOE technical standards, non-Government standards adopted by DOE, other Government documents in which DOE has a recorded interest, and cancelled DOE technical standards.

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Creating and Implementing a Regularized Monitoring and EnforcementSystem for China's Mandatory Standards and Energy Information Label forAppliances  

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China has developed a comprehensive program of energy efficiency standards and labels for household appliances. In 1989, China first launched its minimum energy performance standards (MEPS), which are now applied to an extensive list of products. In 1998, China launched a voluntary energy endorsement label, which has grown to cover both energy-saving and water-saving products. And, in 2005, China launched a mandatory energy information label that initially covered two products. CLASP has assisted China in developing 11 minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for 9 products and endorsement labels for 11 products including: refrigerators; air conditioners; televisions; printers; computers; monitors; fax machines; copiers; DVD/VCD players; external power supplies; and set-top boxes. CLASP has also assisted China in the development of the mandatory energy information label. Increasingly, attention is being placed on maximum energy savings from China's standards and labeling (S&L) efforts in order to meet the recently announced goal of reducing China's energy intensity by 20 percent by 2010 with an interim objective of 4 percent in 2006. China's mandatory standards system is heavily focused on the technical requirements for efficiency performance, but historically, it has lacked administrative and personnel capacity to undertake monitoring and enforcement of these legally binding standards. Similarly, resources for monitoring and enforcement have been quite limited. As a consequence, compliance to both the mandatory standards and the mandatory energy information label is uneven with the potential and likely result of lost energy savings. Thus, a major area for improvement, which could significantly increase overall energy savings, is the creation and implementation of a regularized monitoring system for tracking the compliance to, and enforcement of, mandatory standards and the energy information label in China. CLASP has been working with the China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS), the China Administration for Quality, Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and relevant stakeholders in the industry to develop a stronger system of monitoring and enforcement. In November 2005, CNIS and LBNL (a CLASP implementing partner) with funding from the Energy Foundation jointly organized an international workshop to present the international best practices in S&L monitoring and enforcement. Currently, CNIS is developing a guideline for monitoring and enforcement for appliance standards. With support from METI, CLASP has been able to expand the on-going collaboration with CNIS to include enforcement needs for the mandatory energy information label and to accelerate the progress of the project to develop a more robust monitoring and enforcement for S&L programs in China. This expanded effort has included: (1) Holding an enforcement and monitoring roadmap planning workshop with key S&L stakeholders; (2) Interviews with S&L stakeholders on the need and scope of national compliance tests; (3) Research on past enforcement activities; (4) An analysis of compliance data from the mandatory energy information labeling program; (5) Interviews with stakeholders on the need and scope of testing infrastructure; and (6) Development of a roadmap for future activities. This report summarizes the findings of these activities and identifies the progress that China is making, and can make, toward developing a stronger system of monitoring and enforcement (M&E). In sum, it outlines a vision of moving forward with more vigorous M&E in China.

Lin, Jiang

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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