thermography News

  • The rise and rise of thermography

    There are four major causes for the growth in demand for thermography; the economic situation is placing pressure on businesses to lower costs, energy costs are rising; regulatory pressure is driving improved energy performance and environmental pressures are forcing organisations to examine their carbon footprint. Will Russell has been a technical support engineer with instrumentation specialist ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Camera choice is key to thermography success

    In recent years an enormous range of infrared cameras have come on to the market, but Alan Hasson from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology believes that this is a two-edged sword. "Whilst technological developments have resulted in extremely sensitive cameras with enormous capability, choosing a camera can be a complicated process and too often the choice is simply dictated by price and ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Camera choice is key to thermography success

    In recent years an enormous range of infrared cameras have come on to the market, but Alan Hasson from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology believes that this is a two-edged sword. "Whilst technological developments have resulted in extremely sensitive cameras with enormous capability, choosing a camera can be a complicated process and too often the choice is simply dictated by price and ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Ashtead technology witness growth in Thermography popularity

    Instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology has witnessed a growing trend towards the deployment of entry level infrared cameras for predictive maintenance purposes. General Manager Alan Hasson says: "In the past, most of the thermal cameras being rented for inspection and maintenance work were medium to high end. However, the simplicity of operation and ease of use that is now available is so ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Infrared Expert from Clark Seif Clark Discusses Thermography

    An article in the February 2011 issue of Indoor Environment Connections (IEC) discusses the benefits and limitations of utilizing infrared (IR) cameras during IAQ investigations.  Entitled “To Err is Human – Is to IR Divine?”, the article provides an in-depth look at how the technology has evolved and its many practical uses.    The article was written by ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Thermal Imaging Cameras Provide Important Answers during IAQ Investigations

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) utilize advanced infrared cameras to help solve complex indoor air quality (IAQ) and building science issues.   Thermal imaging cameras have found many uses since their inception.  These specialized cameras are used by professionals ranging from firefighters and power line technicians to IAQ professionals and energy efficiency ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Building Science Expert Discusses Optimizing Infrared Cameras

    In the July issue of Indoor Environment Connections, an article about infrared cameras (IR) is garnering a lot of attention.  “How I Use My IR Camera: Field Cases for Thermography” details the experiences of Ed Chambers, CIEC, CBST.  Mr. Chambers is the owner of EC2, Inc. which is based in the Chicago area.   According to the article, authored by Mr. Chambers, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • New K&S Inspection Process for Identification Of Technical Problems at Thin Film PV Systems

    Thin-film PV modules differ technically from crystalline silicon modules. Such modules are for a different spectral sensitivities, ie they can handle light of different wavelengths differently well, on the other hand they have different stability properties. During the construction or during plant operation with thin-film PV modules are technical particularities of the installation, system ...

  • New FLIR app for thermographers

    To celebrate the recent launch of the FLIR Tools Mobile App, instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology will be giving away a free Apple iPad 2 with every FLIR thermal camera purchase (E-series and above) invoiced before 31st December 2012. The new app allows users to remotely control their thermal camera by importing, analysing, managing, and sharing thermal images whilst connected wirelessly ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Infrared Thermal Imaging Detects Building Defects that Can Create IAQ Problems

    The environmental and building consulting experts at EC2 provide thermal imaging assessments to identify structural issues. Infrared (IR) thermal imaging cameras are increasingly being used to identify building defects that can lead to mold growth and poor indoor air quality (IAQ).  Also known as thermographic cameras, they operate at wavelengths as long as 14,000 nm and create images using ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • More Security for Plant Operators

    Munich, 18 April 2011 . The new service of Solarschmiede GmbH covers assembly and product defects as well as reduced output of a solar power plant during the entire warranty period. The warranty check includes the final plant inspection on location and the laboratory investigaion of individual modules. The result will enable plant operators to enforce claims upon manufacturers and ...


    By Solarschmiede GmbH

  • UN CLIMATE CHANGE MEETING MISSING CRITICAL DATA

    Thermografix Consulting Corporation of Kelowna, British Columbia released details on 18 years of unprecedented research related to electrical energy provision, fossil fuel emissions and building function related to energy consumption. Thousands of hours of research were completed to verify actual Kyoto Compliance pertaining to buildings, development and their greenhouse gas emissions. Curtis ...

  • Ashtead Technology’s stand will be the focal point for all environmental instrumentation

    A visit to the Ashtead Technology stand (J51) at Sustainabilitylive! (Birmingham NEC, 22-24th May, 2012) will be a primary objective for anyone involved with environmental testing and monitoring. This is because many of the sector’s latest technologies will be on display and visitors will be actively encouraged to try out new instruments for a wide range of applications including gas ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New Management at Solarschmiede

    The software company Solarschmiede GmbH has three new managing directors: Rudi Haas, Harald Zeich and Felix Schneider will be leading the Munich-based solar company. The new management has long-term experience from both photovoltaics and software development. Taking over the engineering department is Rudi Haas, who was instrumental in setting it up in the last few years. Besides providing yield ...


    By Solarschmiede GmbH

  • FLIR Systems Acquires DVTEL, Inc. for $92 Million

    FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired DVTEL, Inc. ("DVTEL"), a leader in software and hardware technologies for advanced video surveillance, for approximately $92 million in cash. DVTEL, based in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, is a global leader in enterprise-class security and surveillance solutions. The company develops and distributes integrated video management ...


    By FLIR Systems Inc.

  • Ashtead invites visitors to ‘have a go’

    Visitors to the Ashtead Technology stand (C21) at the Safety & Health Expo (NEC, 15-17th May, 2012) will be able to try out some of the latest test and monitoring instrumentation for a wide variety of occupational safety applications. Ashtead Technology is the UK’s leading specialist instrument hire company; however, both rental and purchase financial packages are now available to ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New portable thermal imager makes hotspot and plant integrity checks easy and affordable

    The Land portable thermal imager provides an accurate and reliable method of checking bunkers, hoppers, conveyors or silos for hot spots, carrying out plant integrity checks on insulation and conveyors and manually checking stagnant areas of coal dust when mills are undergoing maintenance. This light, small product is incredibly easy to use with its one-handed operation, motorised focus and ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • IAQA Toronto Chapter Director Awarded Prestigious CIH Certification

    In November of 2012, Basil Ansari, the President of Canadian INvironmental Services, Inc., was awarded the Certified Industrial Hygienist certification.  The CIH designation has been the gold standard of occupational hygiene certification for more than 50 years and is held by an elite group of industrial hygiene professionals.   The CIH is a globally recognized certification that makes ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Aberdeen In A New Light

    As the depths of winter approach and the temperature fluctuates around freezing, people’s attention is turning to staying warm. But how efficient are some of the buildings in which we live and work at keeping the heat in? Using a thermal imaging camera, Aberdeen inspection specialist Inspectahire has captured the centre of Aberdeen in a multi-colour hue. The camera can detect the thermal or ...

  • Thermal Imaging Provides a Whole Building Approach to Finding Building Defects

    The Certified Building System Thermographers (CBST) at EC2 provide thermal imaging assessments to identify structural issues and environmental concerns in buildings. Thermal imaging technologies are now used for a host of whole building audits.  There use in building diagnostics, energy audits, HVAC and plumbing issues has made them an invaluable tool for building science ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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