The Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing [electronic resource] : year 2000 progress assessment of the PATH program / Committee for Oversight and Assessment of the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing, Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council.
- Washington, D.C. : National Research Council, c2000.
- Government document
1 online resource (69 p.)
- Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing -- Evaluation.
Dwellings -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Housing -- United States.
- Electronic books.
- THE PARTNERSHIP FOR ADVANCING TECHNOLOGY IN HOUSING; copyright; Acknowledgments; Contents; Acronyms; Executive Summary; SCOPE OF THE REVIEW; PATH PROGRAM AND GOALS; ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT; IMPLEMENTATION OF PATH PROGRAMS; RECOMMENDATIONS; 1 Introduction; SCOPE OF THE REVIEW; ORGANIZATION OF THE REPORT; REFERENCES; 2 Need for the Partnership for Advancing Technology In Housing; FEDERAL HOUSING POLICY; GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN PRIVATE MARKETS; Public Goods; Externalities; Information Asymmetries; STRENGTHENING THE TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE
Coordinating Technology Research and DevelopmentGovernment and Private Research and Development; Barriers to Technology Research and Development and Technology Diffusion; Role of Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing; CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES; 3 Program Goals and Objectives; BACKGROUND; REVIEW OF PATH GOALS; Reduced Monthly Cost; Environment and Energy; Durability; Natural Hazards and Worker Safety; Natural Hazards; Worker Safety; CONCLUSIONS; Programmatic Barriers to Achieving PATH Goals; Revised Goals; RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES; 4 Organization and Management
PATH PROGRAM STRUCTURERELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FEDERAL PARTNERS AND INDUSTRY; PROGRAMMATIC ISSUES; Participation by the Codes and Standards Community; Leadership; Quantity versus Quality; Taking Risk; RECOMMENDATION; REFERENCES; 5 Program Implementation; FORCES AFFECTING THE ADOPTION OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES; Market Forces; Technical Forces; Durability; Regulatory Barriers; Local Agencies; Federal and State Agencies; PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF PATH IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITIES; Technology Needs Assessment; Technology Development; Technology Adoption; Resource Coordination
Funding for Research and DevelopmentCooperative Research; National Science Foundation; Demonstration Projects; Roadmapping; Technology Inventory; ToolBase; CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; REFERENCES; Appendixes; A Biographies of Committee Members; B Presentations to the Committee; Presentations May 23-24, 2000; Presentations August 29-30, 2000; C Historical Case Studies of Technology Diffusion; VINYL SIDING; Issues related to PATH goals: affordability and durability.; ORIENTED-STRAND BOARD
Issues related to PATH goals: affordability, environmental protection, disaster resistance, and dura ...History; Technical Merits; Regional Bias; ENGINEERED WOODEN I-JOISTS; Issues related to PATH goals: affordability, environmental protection, disaster resistance, and durability ; Market Profile; Performance; Standardization; COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS; Issues Related to PATH: affordability, durability, life-cycle cost, and energy efficiency; Performance
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