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Offline Batbat1

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Roof Mount 5 in 1 ?
« on: September 19, 2017, 09:37:48 AM »
I'm looking to mount on top of a white roof, how high should I go above the roof, as to not have the roof affect the temperature ?

Offline Garagedude

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Re: Roof Mount 5 in 1 ?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 10:11:27 AM »
That's hard to say cause it depends on your roof. Is it metal, shingle, insulated inside? I have a neighbor that has a Davis about 6 ft above his shingled roof and it always reads high, sometimes 4 degrees higher when the Sun goes down due to the heat dissipating from it all the way to midnight. Is that your only mounting option?
 In a perfect world the temp sensor should be about 6 ft. from the ground

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Re: Roof Mount 5 in 1 ?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 10:14:36 AM »
white shingles about 25-30 degree , IF I put it 6 Ft from ground, how far from the house does it have to be ?

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Re: Roof Mount 5 in 1 ?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2017, 02:40:42 PM »
I would think 6 ft but some may say farther.

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Re: Roof Mount 5 in 1 ?
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Re: Roof Mount 5 in 1 ?
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2017, 03:36:57 PM »