Thermal Imaging cameras are an essential part of our engineers’ tool kit and are used to help find hidden leaks in hot water pipes under floorboards, concrete and behind walls.
Thermography is the use of an infrared imaging and measurement camera to “see” and “measure” thermal energy emitted from an object. Thermography cameras can identify problem areas that can’t be seen with the naked eye, detecting hidden water leaks. The infrared inspection camera can detect not only hidden water leaks and their origin, but also moisture that cannot be physically reached with moisture meters.
Thermal imaging cameras record light as heat and can show this in a picture. The Infrared energy (thermal) is a light we can’t see but we can sense as heat. Thermal imaging cameras identify very small differences in temperature on the surface of different materials, highlighting the warmer and the colder surface areas providing evidence of where the leak is originating. Our engineers have many years of experience in detecting leaks and use their knowledge to analyse thermal imaging results against their other findings.
Thermal imaging cameras can look at large areas quickly compared to other types of leak detection methods and can see major losses of heat or potential damp problems on the exterior of your property.
Our leak detection engineers use thermal imaging cameras to help locate water leaks in Central Heating Systems and Underfloor Heating.
Benefits of Thermal Imaging
- Detects moisture in ceilings, flat roofs, behind walls and under floors.
- Records exterior property heat loss and damp detection
- Looks at large areas quickly
- Non destructive leak detection method – minimum disruption and no damage to your property.
- Reduces your energy consumption and saves on your heating bills