Introduction | Details of Test Section Construction
Instrumentation and Test Procedures |
Test Results | Conclusion
The hot box tests conclude that the “over the purlin” configuration's overall performance is only 45% of that for the Simple Saver configuration. It also confirms that the 6”, R-19 draped insulation does not meet ASHRAE 90.1-2004 minimum u-value roof requirements of 0.065 (installed R-value of R-15.3) in heated and cooled metal buildings.