We took two identical houses
In our quest to demonstrate how customers can save money by fitting Everest double or triple glazing we found two identical houses side by side. We then got up early one morning and with the help of an independent specialist, Adam, who is a real life ‘thermogragher’ we measured the heat lost by both houses with a special camera. Woodbrook Cottage on the left has standard double glazing, Briar Cottage on the right has Everest Triple Glazing fitted. With his specialist camera Adam made images of both houses in exactly the same weather conditions to show the thermal loss from each house. The difference is clear to see with cold areas of a house. Where the property sees no heat loss, it is show in blue. Bright colours like green, red and yellow demonstrate where the house is loosing valuable heat.
Key points from the survey:
The thermographer and camera used for the experiement
Thermographic Survey Undertaken by Adam Smith, Thermographic Consultant, on the 11.01.16 with a Flir T640 Thermal Imaging Camera.
Process of the test
The survey was performed to provide a qualitative thermal performance comparison between two adjacent properties; Woodbrook House, with standard double glazing and Briar Cottage, with Everest AA++ Triple Glazing.
What the test visibly shows
Woodbrook showed greater energy loss through window panes, frames, and doorways. Briar Cottage had only slight energy loss from around its window frames, with little to no thermographic differentials shown in the centre of the panes.
Understanding the difference between thermal images
The darker colours on thermal images represent colder surfaces, and the lighter colours represent hotter surfaces where heat is being lost.
To read the expert’s full report click here.