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Recent Advances In The Quantification Of Industrial Heat Loss Using Thermography
Author(s): G. B. McIntosh
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Paper Abstract

The quantification of industrial heat loss is of increasing importance because of the enormous amount of energy consumed by process industries, and the subsequent high cost of wasted energy. Thermography provides a relatively inexpensive technique for gathering the necessary data to determine heat loss. When other relevant data is collected at the time of the survey and simple data processing techniques are applied, the results can be quantified to establish a priority rating of energy-saving projects. Simple calibration techniques can be used to provide accurate figures on annual heat loss. These estimates are particularly useful if cost benefit (or return on investment) information is desired.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 March 1982
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0313, Thermal Infrared Sensing Applied to Energy Conservation in Building Envelopes, (12 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932976
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G. B. McIntosh, Public Works Canada (Canada)


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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