Choosing an IR Camera
Which equipment specifications should you consider before you buy?
In the past two decades, many energy analysis software packages have appeared on the market. Most of these have been time-consuming, complicated to use, or unable to handle a sufficient number of variables. [continue reading]
The first data loggers were human. When labor was cheap, students and others were hired to sit next to wattmeters and record the reading every 15 minutes. Data loss occurred for various reasons, such as boredom. [continue reading]
The blower door as we know and love it today springs from technology first used in Sweden in 1977, where it was actually a blower window. [continue reading]
Dense-pack cellulose insulation is a very useful and cost-effective technique for lowering both conductive and convective heat losses in a variety of housing types. [continue reading]
Stop living in the confusing, one-dimensional realm of monocolor pressure hoses. [continue reading]
Since the original version of PRISMÃ(PRInceton Scorekeeping Method, developed and copyrighted by Princeton University) was released in 1986, it has been used by utilities, private companies, government agencies, and universities to estimate energy savings from conservation programs. [continue reading]
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