Thermal Imaging / Infrared Thermography in Building Inspections

Infrared Thermography (thermal image scanning) has been used in a range of residential, commercial and industrial applications, including electrical, mechanical, steam generation, structural and more. However, until recently this technology was never correctly applied in building inspections due to lack of proper training and scientific protocols.


At Absolute Resource Associates, we find the use of Infrared Technology in building inspections invaluable as we conduct IAQ investigations.


Thermal imaging technology allows our team to evaluate relative temperature differences within the same building or area.


Image comparison between two similar objects can be very helpful in determining the presence or absence of deficiencies, and our consultants can use this information as they conduct their investigation.

Thermal Imaging and Mold Detection

Thermal imaging is just one of the many tools we use when performing a mold investigation or building envelope investigation. 


A thermal scan does not "identify" mold, as commonly believed, but rather, it detects temperature differences in a given area.


This helps to locate moisture and/or deficiencies in the specific material we are looking at. Since many mold infestations are hidden, the thermographic inspection is key as we conduct our investigation.



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