Monthly Archives: October 2017
Thermal cameras are important in building inspections. These sophisticated cameras see in a way that human eyes cannot. They create images of the world around them via a heat signature. It is not an image of temperature, but it is thermal energy image. Warm areas and warm bodies stand out against a colder environment. Hot areas glow yellow or even white. The hotter the area, the brighter the image.
These images can offer important information when it comes to heat leaks and electrical issues within a building. Heat leaks are a problem for energy and heat efficiency. A building with poor insulation and heat efficiency can lose a lot of heat through roofs and walls.
The problem areas show up on these images, so surveyors or inspectors gain a clear idea of the situation. Inspectors can even use their smartphones for inspections ThermalCameras.guide has a great review of the Compact XR smartphone thermal camera attachment. We will discuss this compact … Read More