testo thermography top tip # 8

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Conducting a thermal analysis at this time of year can be imperative for identifying potential heat leaks from building insulation to window frames. However,  the unpredictable winter weather can interfere with readings,  remember these points to make sure your results aren’t affected:

– Stable weather conditions
– Cloudy sky before and during the measurement (for measurements outdoors)
– No direct sunlight before and during the measurement
– No precipitation
– Surface of measuring object dry and clear of thermal sources of interference (e.g. no  foliage or chips on the surface)
– No wind or draught
– No sources of interference in the measuring environment or transmission path
– The surface of the measuring object has high emissivity that is known exactly

For more information email: info@testo.co.uk

 

About Testo Limited

We offer an extensive range of instruments for many parameters and applications including; Temperature, Humidity, Velocity, Gas analysis, RPM, Pressure, Light, pH, Sound. testo instruments are widely used in the following sectors: HVAC-R: heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration. Process Industry: manufacturing industries, service companies and utilities. Food Sector: including food manufacture, transport, storage, distribution and retail. Thermal Imaging: for building surveys, maintenance, electrical inspections and production monitoring.

Posted on December 18, 2012, in Commercial, Food, Health and Safety, hEATING, Home, Humidity, hvac, Industry, Thermal Imaging, thermography and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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