6 April 1993 Impact of aerial infrared roof moisture scans on the U.S. Army's ROOFER program
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The ROOFER program is being used by the U.S. Army to inspect and evaluate its built-up and single-ply membrane roofs. The results of the inspection effort are used to develop an overall roof condition index. The condition of the roof insulation can greatly alter the final condition index. By using an aerial infrared (IR) roof moisture scan, all the insulated roofs at most Army installations can be effectively surveyed in a very short time. The aerial scans have detected numerous areas of wet roof insulation, which has had a profound impact on the results of the ROOFER program. The scans have also provided management personnel with more accurate analysis as to the actual condition of the installation's insulated roofs.
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Al Knehans, Jim Ledford, "Impact of aerial infrared roof moisture scans on the U.S. Army's ROOFER program", Proc. SPIE 1933, Thermosense XV: An International Conference on Thermal Sensing and Imaging Diagnostic Applications, (6 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141955; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.141955
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