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The following reports are available in read-only format online and can be purchased from the National Academies Press (1-888-624-8373). For information on reports done by the Federal Facilities Council (FFC), please visit the FFC Web site.

 

 

2011  2009  2008   2007   2006   2005   2004  
2003   2002    2000   1999   1998   1996   1995  
1994   1993    1991 

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2011  
2012_achieving_high_performance
Achieving High-Performance Federal Facilities: Strategies and Approaches for Transformational Change: A Workshop Report
2011_predicting_outcomes
Predicting Outcomes from Investments in Maintenance and Repair for Federal Facilities
 
2009  
 2009_evaluation_of_future_strategic
Evaluation of Future Strategic and Energy Efficient Options for the U.S. Capitol Power Plant
 2009_advancing_the_competitiveness
Advancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the U.S. Construction Industry
 2009_sustainable_critical_infrastructure
Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Framework for Meeting 21st Century Imperatives
2008  

 

Construction Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

 
Assessment of the Bureau of Reclamation’s Security Program

 

 
 2007 2006 

 
Assessment of the Results of External Independent Reviews for U.S. Department of Energy Projects

 
Proceedings of a Workshop to Review PATH Strategy, Operating Plan, and Performance Metrics

 
Green Schools: Attributes for Health and Learning

 

 

 

Review and Assessment of the Health and Productivity Benefits of Green Schools: An Interim Report

 
Managing Construction AND Infrastructure in the 21st Century Bureau of Reclamation

 

 

 

 2005  

 
Measuring Performance and Benchmarking Project Management at the Department of Energy

 
Owner's Role in Project Risk Management

 

 
 2004  

 
Intelligent Sustainment and Renewal of Department of Energy Facilities and Infrastructure

 
Investments in Federal Facilities: Asset Management Strategies for the 21st Century

 

 
 2003  

 
Preventing Earthquake Disasters: The Grand Challenge in Earthquake Engineering

 
Making the Nation Safe from Fire: A Path Forward in Research

 
Working in Olmsted's Shadow: Guidance for Developing a Scope of Services for the Update of the Master Plan for the U.S. Capitol and Grounds

 

 
Promoting Innovation: 2002 Assessment of the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing

 
ISC Security Design Criteria for New Federal Office Buildings and Major Modernization Projects: A Review and Commentary

 

 
Completing the “Big Dig”: Managing the Final Stages of Boston’s Central Artery/Tunnel Project

 2002  

 
Progress in Improving Project Management at the Department of Energy: 2002 Assessment

 
Proceedings of a Government/Industry Forum: The Owner’s Role in Project Management and Preproject Planning

 

 
 2000 1999 

 
Blast Mitigation for Structures: 1999 Status Report on the DTRA/TSWG Program

 
Improving Project Management in the Department of Energy

 
Research Agenda for Test Methods and Models to Simulate the Accelerated Aging of Infrastructure Materials: Report of a Workshop

 

 
Review of the Need for a Large-Scale Test Facility for Research on the Effects of Extreme Winds on Structures

 

  
 1998  

 
Assessing the Need for Independent Project Reviews in the Department of Energy

 
Stewardship of Federal Facilities: A Proactive Strategy for Managing the Nation's Public Assets

 
Use of Underground Facilities to Protect Critical Infrastructure: Summary of a Workshop

 

 1996 1995 

 
Financing Tomorrow's Infrastructure: Challenges and Issues: Proceedings of a Colloquium

 
Protecting Buildings from Bomb Damage: Transfer of Blast-Effects Mitigation Technologies from Military to Civilian Applications

 

 
The Challenges of Providing Future Infrastructure in an Environment of Limited Resources, New Technologies, and Changing Social Paradigms

 
Measuring and Improving Infrastructure Performance

 

  
 1994  1993

 
Toward Infrastructure Improvement: An Agenda for Research

 
Responsibilities of Architects and Engineers and Their Clients in Federal Facilities Development

 
In Our Own Backyard: Principles for Effective Improvement of the Nation's Infrastructure

 

 1991  

 
Inspection and Other Strategies for Assuring Quality in Government Construction

 
Pay Now or Pay Later: Controlling Cost of Ownership from Design Throughout the Service Life of Public Buildings

 

 
Uses of Risk Analysis to Achieve Balanced Safety in Building Design and Operations

 

The following reports are not available online, however bound copies may still be available. Please contact our office if you are interested in any of the following publications.

 

 
 1990 1992 1993
  • Achieving Designs to Budget for Federal Facilitie
  • Policies and Criteria for Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems in Federal Building
  • Improving the Accuracy of Early Cost Estimates for Federal Construction Projects
  • The Role of Public Agencies in Fostering New Technology and Innovation in Building
  • The Fourth Dimension in Building: Strategies for Minimizing Obsolescence
 1995 1989 1988
  • Education of Architects and Engineers for Careers in Facility Design and Construction
  • Improving the Design Quality of Federal Buildings
  • Use Of Building Codes in Federal Agency Construction
  • A National Building Research Agenda: Starting the Process
  • Analytical Methods for Designing Buildings for Fire Safety
  • Electronically Enhanced Office Buildings
  • The Protection of Federal Office Buildings Against Terrorism  
 1987 1986 1985
  • Improving the Evaluation and Use of Computer Software for Buildings
  • Policies and Procedures for Control of Indoor Air Quality
  • Post-Occupancy Evaluation Practices in the Building Process
  • Construction Productivity: Proposed Actions by the Federal Government to Promote Increased Efficiency in Construction
  • Construction Contract Modifications: Comparing the Experiences of Federal Agencies with Other Owners
  • Report from the 1985 Workshop on Advanced Technology for Building Design and Engineering
  • Programming Practices in the Building Process: Opportunities for Improvement
  • Design Criteria for Federal Buildings
  • Building Diagnostics: A Conceptual Framework