Know the Effect of wind on chimney caps

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  • A study done by the Canadian Government on the effect of wind on chimney terminations. These charts show the results for wind horizontal and then at various degrees of downward and upward air currents.

    Thanks to [[John Gulland of [[ for digging up these charts.

    Here is PDF - five pages -

    The same data follows in JPEG form on this page..............
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