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Estimated infiltration heat losses from buildings.
Estimated heat loss from
- Offices, apartments, hotels ...
- Entrance halls, vestibules ...
- Industrial buildings ...
- Houses ..
- Public buildings ..
Infiltration rates through various Types of Wall Constructions
|Infiltration Rates (cu.ft per foot of crack per hr.)|
|Wall Type||Wind Velocity (mph)|
|Frame Wall with lath and plaster or wallboard ||0.03 ||0.07 ||0.13 ||0.18 ||0.23 ||0.26 |
|Brick Wall, 8 1/2" plain ||2 ||4 ||8 ||12 ||19 ||23 |
|Brick Wall, 8 1/2" plain with plaster or wallboard ||0.02 ||0.04 ||0.07 ||0.11 ||0.16 ||0.24 |
|Brick Wall, 13" plain ||1 ||4 ||7 ||12 ||16 ||21 |
|Brick Wall, 13" plain with plaster or wallboard ||0.01 ||0.01 ||0.03 ||0.04 ||0.07 ||0.10 |
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