Reports are an essential part of our work. The professional standards I mentioned last week give good guidance on what that report should look like, at a minimum. Manufacturers like Fluke have done a superb job of developing report writing software that not only makes life simple but also produces great looking reports.
One year ago I made some predictions about where I thought the market might be headed (click here to read full post). It is useful, I think, to see how today’s reality compares with yesterday’s dreams.
• A $1,000 imager
We are close, but thankfully not yet there. Sales of lower-cost systems continue to grow. This has […]
Many of the same principles of a thermal inspection in a home can be applied to a commercial property inspection. In this video, Chip Wade shows you how you can take your business to the next level by offering commercial property inspections. He spots a problem in a warehouse that is being converted to an […]
In our fifth video presented by Chip Wade, common problems in a home’s HVAC system are easily unveiled with the use of a thermal imager. Especially in a home that is 100 years old, inefficient vents and ducts are likely to be draining money on your energy bill. Chip spots a couple of problems that can […]
In the fourth video of our series, Chip Wade demonstrates how we can use a Fluke TiR1 to inspect for moisture damage on the inside of a home. As he describes, most homes have been repainted several times, and water damage can be easily hidden from the naked eye. Using the thermal imager, a quick […]
In the third video in this series, Chip Wade starts by showing us some easy spots to inspect that might be draining money from your energy bill. First, he inspects the building envelope and points out what appears to be a common problem with insulation. He then goes inside and scans the electrical outlets to […]
In the second part of a six-part series, Chip Wade discusses the importance of easy-to-use navigation in a thermal imager. He showcases specific features of the T1R1 that helps users easily and accurately take thermal images, and similar to a digital camera, users can swiftly download their images directly from the memory card.
The T1R1 also […]
Expert craftsman Chip Wade takes us on a diagnostic tour of a 100+ year old house. In a 6 part-series, Chip inspects this residence with a Fluke TiR1 and finds many problems that would have otherwise gone unnoticed. He will be guiding us on the many benefits of using a thermal imager for home inspection and […]
Infrared is here too: 14°37’13.81″N; 71°21’35.75″W
Any idea what this week’s image is? If so, leave your guess in the comments section and check back on Thursday for the answer!