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Remote Sensing Of Building Heat Loss-A Case Study For Development Of Methodology
Author(s): F. A. Kulacki; O. W. Mintzer; L. E. Winget
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Paper Abstract

Results of a thermographic study of roof surface temperature and heat loss are presented. The major finding is that a technique is demonstrated for obtaining quantitative temperature and heat transfer measurements from a thermogram using a thermally controlled reference surface within the area surveyed. The presence of the reference surface is shown to permit calculation of heat transfer rate with a quantifiable level of uncertainty. The present work also demonstrates that the representation of grey tone imagery in digital and graphical formats can be useful for both qualitative and quantitative purposes in energy conservation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 March 1982
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 0313, Thermal Infrared Sensing Applied to Energy Conservation in Building Envelopes, (12 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932892
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F. A. Kulacki, The Ohio State University (United States)
O. W. Mintzer, The Ohio State University (United States)
L. E. Winget, Ohio Department of Energy (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0313:
Thermal Infrared Sensing Applied to Energy Conservation in Building Envelopes
Richard A. Grot; James T. Wood, Editor(s)

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