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Thermal Imaging and Inspection Reports

When a problem is found in a commercial building, industrial building, home, or any other structure, these thermal images will be included in the final report and it is normally presented by the side of a normal picture of the[...]

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Infrared Radiation and Emissivity

By viewing the different temperatures that appear in a room, IR cameras are handy tools for inspectors to show where heat could be escaping or where moisture is building up. When something is under zero degrees, it will offer an[...]

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Thermal Imaging – Apparent Temperature

When completing inspections, IR cameras are used to determine what we call ‘apparent’ temperature. When it comes to temperature, there are a number of factors that can affect the result including emissivity and the weather conditions so the exact figure[...]

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A Basic Guide To Infrared

In recent years, we have seen tremendous advances in technology. Although infrared cameras have been around in some form for many years, they are now better than ever and are fantastic tools for inspectors looking to understand a building. Showing[...]

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History of Infrared

IR has a long history having first been discovered by William Herschel at the very beginning of the 19th century. As a British astronomer, Herschel was also responsible for the discovery of Uranus. When working with his telescope, he was[...]

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Energy Loss and Defect Location Using Thermal Imaging

When looking to detect where energy is lost, a process of thermal imaging will normally take place and this will pick up on; heat loss in doors, windows, floors, ceilings, and walls compressor leaks in air conditioning system damage within[...]

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Thermographic Energy Loss Inspection – How to Prepare

For the most accurate result to be yielded from an interior thermal scan, there are steps that the building owner should take. For example, simple steps like keeping furniture away from the walls and taking down drapes will affect the[...]

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Electrical Thermal Inspections – What is Checked

In most commercial facilities, there are very similar pieces of electrical equipment so we have created a list for you. Over the years, the NACBI has encouraged an all-inclusive survey for all companies but the decision is ultimately down to[...]

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Infrared Thermographic Electrical System Survey

Within your organization, your electrical systems are essential and you would struggle to operate without them. Nowadays, most systems are more reliable than ever before but that doesn’t mean that nothing will ever go wrong. Sometimes, electrical connections can become[...]

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