Tagged with thermal imaging

FLIR Reveals Prototype iPhone Infrared Camera Attachment

FLIR Reveals Prototype iPhone Infrared Camera Attachment

FLIR Systems recently revealed a prototype infrared camera attachment for the Apple iPhone platform. The iPhone “sled” allows users to slide their phone into the attachment and view their surroundings in the infrared spectrum. If it should ever see production, the new FLIR iPhone sled has the potential to radically expand the applications and reach … Continue reading

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Water Damage and Rotting Walls

Water Damage and Rotting Walls

We recently came across an article that provides an excellent summary of water damage in walls. Self-proclaimed Energy Nerd and all-around green building guru Martin Holladay takes a look at the building conditions and installation errors that most often lead to unsightly and unsafe wall structures. Accompanied by insightful (and frightful) photography, the article identifies … Continue reading

Best Thermal Imagers for Finding Water

Best Thermal Imagers for Finding Water

Here’s a short list of our favorite thermal imagers for locating moisture and mold in buildings. For more on finding water damage, see our article Moisture Detection with Thermal Imagers. Or for more about choosing an infrared camera, or to better understand some of the camera features below, take a look at Choosing a Thermal … Continue reading

Using Infrared Cameras to Locate Moisture

Using Infrared Cameras to Locate Moisture

Weeks after Hurricane Sandy, much of the Mid-Atlantic and New England are still coping with the effects of widespread flooding and water damage. As homeowners and restoration contractors sprint to make buildings habitable and healthy again,  the unseen water and mold will remain one of the greatest obstacles. Diagnosing and remediating water issues right away … Continue reading

A Closer Look at the FLIR i7 Thermal Imager

A Closer Look at the FLIR i7 Thermal Imager

Simply put, the FLIR i7 infrared camera has been a runaway bestseller. And not without cause–it seems to have the right combination of price, technical specifications, ruggedness, and usability right out of the box. While not the thermal imager with the highest resolution or the most features, what it does offer has proven far stronger … Continue reading

Infrared Training Guide

Infrared Training Guide

So you’ve had some success with your new thermal imager–diagnosing problems and observing thermal anomalies–and now you’re ready to dive deeper. Or maybe you are planning to add infrared thermography to your existing business, but need solid information about how to use the technology. It’s probably not the glamorous side of thermal imaging, but there … Continue reading