Let's share some insider information. Performing a "dryer audit" is a mainstay of any drying specialist, and every reputable company that sells equipment has people specifically trained to perform these audits. Even with vast experience and all the necessary equipment, it takes someone skilled in the art significant time to capture all of the pertinent field data. Thereafter, another considerable investment is made into analyzing the data to manipulate it into a meaningful form.
A few years ago, I questioned my accountant on what I considered to be high fees for his services. His response was classic and something that made a meaningful impact on me. He nonchalantly responded, "My fees for my services are extremely low," he said. "I am only charging you one penny for all of my services. The rest of the money you are paying is for me knowing how to perform these services!"