Finding. The BFRL ventilation work is important in building energy and “sick building” research and is being pursued with world-class technical ability. About 75 percent of its funding comes from other agencies, a factor that reduces BFRL's freedom to redirect research toward its own mission.
Recommendation. The core funding for ventilation research should be increased if other-agency control interferes with BFRL's ability to pursue its own mission.
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