Publications

2019

Report

DPI Workshop Summary Report
Prof. Rich Sowers, Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
Paul W. Francisco, Indoor Climate Research & Training, Applied Research Institute
DPI_workshop_summary

Journal Article

Unburned Methane Emissions from Residential Natural Gas Appliances
Zachary Merrin & Paul W. Francisco
Environmental Science & Technology 53:9, 5473-5482
https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b05323

2018

Journal Article

An evaluation of strategies to reduce transport of pollutants from garages to homes
Zachary Merrin, Paul W. Francisco, David Bohac, Josh A. Quinnell & Collin Olson
Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 24:2, 198-208
https://doi.org/10.1080/23744731.2017.1417664

Journal Article

Impacts of weatherization on indoor air quality: A field study of 514 homes
S. Pigg, D. Cautley, P.W. Francisco
Indoor Air, 2018 Mar, 28(2): 307-317
DOI: 10.1111/ina.12438
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29108089

2017

Journal Article

Carbon monoxide measurements in homes
PW Francisco, S Pigg, D Cautley, WB Rose, DE Jacobs, S Cali
Science and Technology for the Built Environment 24:2, 118-123
https://doi.org/10.1080/23744731.2017.1372806

Report

TRANSPORT OF CONTAMINANTS FROM GARAGES ATTACHED OR INTEGRAL TO LOW-RISE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
Zachary Merrin; Paul W. Francisco; David Bohac; Josh A. Quinnell; Collin Olson, PhD
Final report for ASHRAE RP-1450
https://www.techstreet.com/standards/rp-1450-transport-of-contaminants-from-garages-attached-or-integral-to-low-rise-residential-buildings?product_id=1990679

Journal Article

Ventilation, indoor air quality, and health in homes undergoing weatherization
Francisco PW, Jacobs DE, Targos L, Dixon SL, Breysse J, Rose W, Cali S
Indoor Air, 2017 Mar, 27(2): 463-477
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27490066

Magazine Article

Bill Rose’s Building Science To-Do List: Rose invites young building scientists to investigate six topics
Bill Rose
Green Building Advisor February 2017
http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/articles/dept/musings/bill-rose-s-building-science-do-list

Magazine Article

Mechanical Ventilation’s Impact on IAQ
Paul W. Francisco, David Jacobs, William Rose, Salvatore Cali
ASHRAE Journal 59:5, 96-97
https://search.proquest.com/openview/6eb323d349d9acb18949c847149058e4/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=41118

2016

Conference Proceeding

Duct Leakage Repeatability Testing
Walker, M. Sherman, and P.W. Francisco
Proceedings of the Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XIII Conference in Clearwater, FL.

Conference Proceeding

Practical Applications and Case Study of Temperature Smart Ventilation Controls
Lubliner, P. Francisco, E. Martin, I. Walker, B. Less, R. Vieira, R. Kunkle, and Z. Merrin
Proceedings of the Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings XIII Conference in Clearwater, FL.

Conference Proceeding

The latest developments in residential combustion safety testing
P.W. Francisco, L. Brand, D. Cautley, B. Singer, and S. Gloss
Proceedings of the ASHRAE IAQ2016 Conference, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 2016

Conference Proceeding

Carbon Monoxide Measurements in Homes
P.W. Francisco, S. Pigg, D. Cautley, W.B. Rose, D. Jacobs, and S. Calie
Proceedings of the ASHRAE IAQ2016 Conference, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 2016

Conference Proceeding

Attached Garages: IAQ implications and solutions
Merrin, P.W. Francisco, D. Bohac, J.A. Quinnell, and C. Olson.
Proceedings of the ASHRAE IAQ2016 Conference, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 2016
https://www.techstreet.com/ashrae/standards/attached-garages-iaq-implications-and-solutions?product_id=1928346

Magazine Article

Addressing Residential
Paul W. Francisco, Max H. Sherman
ASHRAE Journal, 58:5, 84-86
https://search.proquest.com/openview/e33d4008c095c42ba7820f882dadc165/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=41118

Conference Proceeding

Air Quality Implications of Heating with Wood Stoves
Zachary Merrin, Paul W. Francisco, Tami C. Bond, Nicholas L. Lam, Ryan Thompson, Cheryl Weyant
Indoor Air 2016, Conference proceeding
https://www.isiaq.org/docs/Papers/Paper989.pdf

Conference Proceeding

Residential Natural Gas Emissions from Pipe Leaks and Heating Appliances
Zachary Merrin, Stacy L. Gloss, Paul W. Francisco
Indoor Air 2016, Conference proceeding
https://www.isiaq.org/docs/Papers/Paper987.pdf

Conference Proceeding

ATTACHED GARAGES: IAQ IMPLICATIONS AND SOLUTIONS
Zachary Merrin; Paul W. Francisco; David Bohac; Josh A. Quinnell; Collin Olson, PhD
ASHRAE IAQ 2016, Conference proceeding
https://www.techstreet.com/ashrae/standards/attached-garages-iaq-implications-and-solutions?product_id=1928346

Conference Proceeding

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDY OF TEMPERATURE-BASED SMART VENTILATION CONTROLS
Michael Lubliner; Paul W. Francisco; Brennan Less; Iain S. Walker, PhD; Zachary Merrin; Rick Kunkle
ASHRAE IAQ 2016, Conference proceeding
https://www.techstreet.com/ashrae/standards/practical-applications-and-case-study-of-temperature-based-smart-ventilation-controls?product_id=1928349

Conference Proceeding

Characterizing Indoor Humidity for Comparison Studies: the Moisture Balance Approach
Rose W, Gloss S
Buildings XIII
https://web.ornl.gov/sci/buildings/2016/docs/presentations/principles/principles-06/Principles06_Paper120_Rose.pdf

2015

Low-Cost Radon Reduction Pilot Study
William B. Rose, Paul W. Francisco, and Zachary Merrin
US Department of Energy, Building America, Partnership for Advanced Residential Retrofit, Report
https://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/building_america/low-cost-radon-reduction-pilot-study.pdf

WEATHERIZATION VENTILATION STRATEGY AS A FACTOR IN INDOOR HUMIDITY
William ROSE, Stacy GLOSS, Paul FRANCISCO, Zachary MERRIN, Salvatore CALI, and David JACOBS
Healthy Buildings 2015, Conference proceeding
https://www.isiaq.org/docs/Proceedings_HB2015-America.pdf#page=279

Technology Solutions Case Study: Combustion Safety Simplified Test Protocol Field Study
L Brand, D Cautley, D Bohac, P Francisco, L Shen, and S Gloss
Partnership for Advanced Residential Retrofit and NorthernSTAR
USDOE November 2015
https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1233566

Conference Proceeding

Low Cost Radon Reduction Pilot Study: Air-tightening at Foundation-house Interface as a Means of Radon Reduction in Living Space
Rose, W., Z. Merrin, P. Francisco, and S. Gloss
Proceedings of Healthy Buildings America, 2015, Boulder Co.
https://www.isiaq.org/docs/Proceedings_HB2015-America.pdf#page=536

Report

Low Cost Radon Reduction Pilot Study
Rose, W., P. Francisco, Z. Merrin
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory under subcontract KNDJ-0-40346-04
https://www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/building_america/low-cost-radon-reduction-pilot-study.pdf

Conference Proceeding

Weatherization ventilation strategy as factor in indoor humidity
Rose, W., S. Gloss, P. Francisco, Z. Merrin, S. Cali, and D. Jacobs
Proceedings of Healthy Buildings America, 2015, Boulder Co.
https://www.isiaq.org/docs/Proceedings_HB2015-America.pdf#page=279

Report

Development of Test Methodology and Initial Pilot Field Testing for Residential Methane Emissions Quantification
P.W. Francisco, Z. Merrin, and S. Gloss
Prepared for the Environmental Defense Fund

Report

Combustion Safety Simplified Test Protocol Field Study
Brand, L., D. Cautley, D. Bohac, P. Francisco, L. Shen, and S. Gloss
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Renewable Energy Laboratory under subcontract KNDJ-0-40346-05

Report

Ventilation, Indoor Air Quality and Health Outcomes in Home Weatherization
Francisco, P.W., D.E. Jacobs, L. Targos, S.L. Dixon, J. Breysse, B. Rose, H. Dawson, S. Nall, D. Phillips, and S. Cali
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Grant Number ILLHH0230-10

2014

Report

Weatherization and Indoor Air Quality: Measured Impacts in Single-Family Homes under the Weatherization Assistance Program
Pigg, S., D. Cautley, P. Francisco, B. Hawkins, and T. Brennan
Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725

Conference Proceeding

ASHRAE Standard 62.2: What’s New and Why
P.W. Francisco
Proceedings of Indoor Air 2014, Hong Kong, July 2014

Conference Proceeding

Radon Reduction through Floor Air Sealing
Rose, W.B., P.W. Francisco, and Z. Merrin
Proceedings of Indoor Air 2014, Hong Kong, July 2014

Weatherization and Indoor Air Quality:  Measured Impacts in Single-family Homes under the Weatherization Assistance Program
Scott Pigg, Dan Cautley, Paul Francisco, Beth Hawkins, Terry Brennan
ORNL/TM-2014/170
September 2014
https://weatherization.ornl.gov/Retrospectivepdfs/ORNL_TM-2014_170.pdf

2013

Conference Proceeding

MEASURED IMPACT OF VENTILATION RATE DETERMINATION STRATEGY ON IAQ PARAMETERS
Paul W. Francisco, Salvatore Cali; David Jacobs, William B. Rose Zachary Merrin; and Loreen Targos
ASHRAE IAQ 2013, Conference proceeding
https://www.techstreet.com/ashrae/standards/measured-impact-of-ventilation-rate-determination-strategy-on-iaq-parameters?product_id=1869509

Magazine Article

Unvented Combustion
P Francisco
ASHRAE Journal 55:4, 64067