U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy U.S. Department of Energy Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

Heat Transfer

Proficiency Level 1: Remember

Identify the essential concepts of heat movement

Identify the three heat transfer mechanisms

Proficiency Level 2: Understand

Understand the basic principles of coduction and the relationship between U-value and R-value

Understand the basic principles of convection heat transfer

Understand the basic principles of radation heat transfer

Proficiency Level 3: Apply

Describe how insulation works to prevent heat transfer

Explain the difference between common types of insulation and how they affect heat transfer

Proficiency Level 1: Remember

Proficiency Level 2: Understand

Proficiency Level 3: Apply