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21 March 1983 Year-Round Use Of Thermography In House Doctoring
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There have been many presentations of thermographic residential building analyses at the past ThermosInse conferences. A number of these papers have dealt with evaluation of insulation voids and more recently a few have described air leakage detection 2,3 during the colder winter months. This paper will focus on the thermographic application in the House Doctor instrumented energy analysis approach as developed by Princeton University. The central theme will be the application to a year-round research or commercial activity. Some of the conditions that could create thermographic problems, as well as techniques that may be used to lessen these difficulties, thereby extending the thermographic "season" is discussed. Our experiences in summer thermography with and without the use of a building pressurization system is also covered.
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Kenneth J. Gadsby, David T. Harrje, and Gautam S. Dutt "Year-Round Use Of Thermography In House Doctoring", Proc. SPIE 0371, Thermosense V, (21 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934470; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934470
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