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Technology Scanning

Release Date: 
November 2001 (39 pages)
Posted Date:   
November 1, 2001

The Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing is an alliance between the Federal government and the U.S. Housing industry to accelerate the production and use of technologies that improve the Nation's housing through improved affordability, energy efficiency, durability, quality, and disaster preparedness. One of PATH's major research support efforts is Technology Scanning. Technology Scanning searches for technology developments in other industries, from other nations, federal laboratories, and other building sectors that could transferred and applied to the housing industry. Technology Scanning will be updated as technology developments dictate. Technology Scanning is comprised of a series of fact sheets, each divided into the following categories:


* Title Pages (*.pdf, 1,079 KB)

* Design and Internet Tools (*.pdf, 544 KB)

* Safety (*.pdf, 536 KB)

* Surfaces and Interior Finishes (*.pdf, 537 KB)

* Building Envelope Technologies (*.pdf, 1,073 KB)

* Electrical (*.pdf, 618 KB)

* Plumbing (*.pdf, 544 KB)

* Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditionin (*.pdf, 1,141 KB)

* Energy/Power Systems Generation (*.pdf, 3,611 KB)

* Basic Materials (*.pdf, 3,183 KB)

* Information Technology (*.pdf, 2,411 KB)

* Sustainable Design Strategies (*.pdf, 2,567 KB)

* Materials Recycling and Reuse (*.pdf, 1,222 KB)

* Thermal and Moisture Protection (*.pdf, 1,198 KB)

* Indoor Environmental Quality (*.pdf, 707 KB)