Category Archives: Infrared Thermography

WHY DO I HAVE TO WEAR DOUBLE WOOL SOCKS IN MY 8 MONTH OLD HOME?

A homeowner of a newly built 2 story home in an over 55 community contacted AmeriSpec Inspection Services to determine the cause of cold rooms and significant air leakage. The owner complained that a few rooms in the home were as much as 10 degrees colder than adjoining rooms. The builder of the home had been working with the homeowner to address the issues and had all but given up.

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How Infrared Thermography Inspection Reveals Condensation & Poorly Sealed or Leaking HVAC Ductwork

Air leakage in forced air duct systems is now recognized as a major source of energy waste in both new and existing houses. Studies indicate ductwork air leakage can account for as much as 25% of total house energy loss and can prevent heating and cooling systems from operating properly, resulting in uneven heating and cooling of rooms. Continue reading How Infrared Thermography Inspection Reveals Condensation & Poorly Sealed or Leaking HVAC Ductwork