Anthony J Passannante
  • South Bend, IN
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share
  • Blogs
  • Discussions (2)
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Anthony J Passannante's Discussions

Field Testing of R values

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bud Poll Mar 9, 2014. 3 Replies

Is there equipment available or testing methodology for calculating the R values of walls and ceilings in the field.Continue

Tags: Values, R, Calc, Field

 

Anthony J Passannante's Page

Latest Activity

Anthony J Passannante's discussion was featured

Field Testing of R values

Is there equipment available or testing methodology for calculating the R values of walls and ceilings in the field.See More
Mar 10, 2014
Bud Poll replied to Anthony J Passannante's discussion Field Testing of R values
"Here's another, easier, calculator: http://www.residentialenergydynamics.com/REDCalcFree/Tools/InfraredRValue.aspx If you want to look fancy, and the tool has other uses, check this one out:  Testo 435 HVAC Performance Test Kits The r/u…"
Mar 9, 2014
Anthony J Passannante replied to Anthony J Passannante's discussion Field Testing of R values
"I agree with you on the visual inspection and IR analysis. But every once in a while a customer asks what is the R rating of my Ceiling/Walls now. I perform rudimentary calculations and tell them what I can. But I really don't know what's…"
Mar 9, 2014
Bud Poll replied to Anthony J Passannante's discussion Field Testing of R values
"Yes and no! There is one instrument that sticks a couple of thermocouples against a surface and then calculates an r-value and then there are the surface temperature graph which yield another r-value number.  I use a graph when necessary, but…"
Mar 8, 2014
Anthony J Passannante posted a discussion

Field Testing of R values

Is there equipment available or testing methodology for calculating the R values of walls and ceilings in the field.See More
Mar 8, 2014
Anthony J Passannante is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Jan 10, 2012

Profile Information

Company
Bella Development
Professional Certification
BPI, Resnet, IN State Weatherization, EPA Lead Renovator
Professional Interests
Marketing

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

At 2:28pm on January 12, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Anthony,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo. And add your location on our Member Map!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

Forum Discussions

Origin of guarded blower door testing

Started by Kim Tanner in General Forum. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus on Thursday. 9 Replies

Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF)

Started by Barry L NewDelman in General Forum. Last reply by Daniel Cullen Aug 10. 5 Replies

When is it too windy to use blower door?

Started by Brandon Walton in General Forum. Last reply by Iain Walker Aug 10. 17 Replies

Latest Activity

Mark Bloomfield added a discussion to the group Job Board
Thumbnail

HVAC Designer with Manual J and D Experience

Job Description:Sustainably Built (SB) of Boulder, Colorado is dedicated to helping architects,…See More
6 hours ago
Mark Bloomfield joined Diane Chojnowski's group
Thumbnail

Job Board

This group is for posting jobs related to all aspects of the home performance industry including…See More
6 hours ago
Profile IconLouis M Fineberg, Stacey Watkins, Keith Rossignol and 6 more joined Home Energy Pros
8 hours ago
Home Energy Magazine's blog post was featured

If You Sell Electricity, You Should Be Worried

Any way you look at it, residential electricity use in America is falling. Recent data from the…See More
11 hours ago

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2017   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service