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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

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

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