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Answer equals = U * A * T
As you are missing A or area.... for the first one
What the Delta T & A is for the second
What the U value & A are for the third & fourth...
Your question asked is impossible to answer - you fill in the blanks & you have your answers
I was thinking that in order to stay away from a full blown home calculation, I would keep it simple so I could learn the concepts. I suggested a one square foot of the material, temperatures ranges are 40 outside to 70 inside.
Knowing the area (one square foot) and knowing the temperature range... Can I figure the rest?
Thanks
Hi Luis,
It gets a lot more complicated than what you are asking for, but learning is something a lot of people should be doing.
Your one ft² example will give you an idea as to the heat loss per foot in one hour, but only for the given temperature. If you want the loss per year, you add in the heating degree days.
Sean's equation Q = U x A x ▲T gives you the btu's for the area and the u-value specified.
If you want to estimate the energy lost for a year, use: Q = U x A x HDD x 24.
If you want to play with a very basic heat loss calculator, try Gary's over at build it solar:
http://www.builditsolar.com/References/Calculators/HeatLoss/HeatLos...
Bud