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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

R Values

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
1. R Values Marker
Inscription.  Standardized measures of resistance to heat transfer, were first proposed in 1945 by Everett Shuman, who, as Director of Penn State's Building Research Institute, continued to promote their adoption. R Values were later widely applied to industrial and residential insulating materials and helped customers make more energy-efficient choices.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Location. 40° 47.583′ N, 77° 51.841′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Burrowes Road north of West College Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 26), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heart-Assist Pump (within shouting distance of this marker); Wake Turbulence (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Driver Education (about 500 feet away); The State Theatre (about 500 feet away); Dale Building (about 500 feet away); PENNSTAC (about
R Values Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
2. R Values Marker
600 feet away); Diesel Engineering (about 600 feet away); Industry Research (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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