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Title: Detecting structural heat losses with mobile infrared thermography : Part IV, estimating quantitative heat loss at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
Authors: Munis, Richard H., 1936-
Marshall, S. J. (Stephen J.)
Bush, Michael A.
Keywords: Heat loss
Energy conservation
Infrared scanners
Potential heating cost savings
Structural heat loss
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: CRREL report ; 76-33.
Description: CRREL Report
Abstract: During the winter of 1973-74 a mobile infrared thermography system was used to survey campus buildings at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. This report provides both qualitative and quantitative data regarding heat flow through a small area of a wall of one brick dormitory building before and after installation of aluminum reflectors between radiators and the wall. These data were used to estimate annual cost savings for 22 buildings of similar construction having aluminum reflectors installed behind 1100 radiators. The data were then compared with the actual savings which were calculated from condensate meter data. The discrepancy between estimated and actual annual cost savings is explained in detail along with all assumptions required for these calculations.
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