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Building Applications

Thermal Imaging for Energy Auditing & Building Inspection

Thermal imaging for air tightness and energy efficiency are important quality control measures when building or renovating a home. Heat loss can account for up to 50% of total energy consumption in a building with causes ranging from air leakage through chimneys, attics and wall vents to badly sealed doorways and failing argon gas windows to missing insulation.

Detection and Visualization of Air Infiltration and Exfiltration

Adequate air exchange is important for occupant comfort, health and safety, but most buildings have a far higher rate of air leakage than necessary. The root cause is often poor design and/or construction which allows air to leak in or out. Without thermal imaging, the source of these drafts can be extremely difficult to detect and visualize. But with thermal imager in hand, inspectors and contractors can readily uncover the source of the heat issue, leading to helpful advice on the best improvements and repairs to stop energy loss.

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Improving Energy Efficiency

Thermal imaging cameras are well-established as valuable inspection tools that help reveal missing insulation, HVAC air flow and equipment issues, radiant heating malfunctions, compromised roofing, and much more. By detecting and locating patterns and sources of heat loss that are invisible to the naked eye, thermal images provide convincing evidence in reports where improvements need to be made and how well they’ve been completed.

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Pro-Series Infrared Camera with Ignite™ Cloud

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Give Your Customers Better Insight

Professional reports go a long way towards helping your customers understand thermal inspections and the problems they uncover. The advanced analysis and decision-making support offered in FLIR Thermal Studio Pro includes a rich set of measurement tools, batch processing, the ability to pre-plan inspection routes, and customized report templates.

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FLIR Thermal Studio Suite

Analysis and Reporting Software

The flexibility to inspect the way you want
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Learning Center
How To

How Can You Tell If Your House is Missing Insulation?

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Thermal Camera Tips to Avoid Common Home Inspection Mistakes

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Choosing a Camera

What Is the Right Handheld Thermal Camera for You?

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How To

How To Detect a Water Leak with Thermal Imaging

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Use Case Scenario

Insights from the Field: Streamlining Building Diagnostics and Maximizing Uptime with Thermal Cameras

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Case Study

Infrared adds Detail to Building Damage Assessments

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Cut Back Your Power Bills by Finding Energy Leaks with the FLIR ONE® Edge Pro

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Application Story

Teledyne FLIR Thermal Cameras Help Construction Industry Combat Heat Stress

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