Discuss differences between residential and commercial building thermography.
Explain the components of a commercial building electrical and mechanical system that are often scanned with an infrared camera.
Describe important aspects of commercial building roof inspections.
Discuss safety and insurance requirements when providing commercial building thermography services.
Who should watch?
Builders, remodelers, architects, building performance consultants, code officials, contractors, designers, educators, government officials, home inspectors, HVAC contractors, realtors, renewable energy contractors, manufacturers, multifamily owners and managers, researchers, students, suppliers, utility representatives, weatherization specialists and anyone involved in the residential building community.
Own an infrared camera and want to expand into the commercial market? Watch this on-demand webinar to learn the major differences between residential and commercial building thermography. We review the electrical and mechanical systems thermographers should be familiar with and discuss how to perform a commercial roof inspection. Tool and certification recommendations, as well as safety and insurance requirements are also reviewed.
Applications of thermography
Differences between residential and commercial building inspections
Electrical and mechanical system components
Infrared inspection on a commercial roof
Tools and certification recommendations
Standards, safety and insurance requirements
Question and answer
Bowen & Associates, LLC
Jay Bowen has been involved in the construction trades for more than 40 years. Twenty of which, he’s used and taught infrared thermography in varied applications including building quality control, insulation integrity applications, building moisture intrusion and efficient building science. He is a popular speaker on the topic and has presented at various conferences across the United States.
Jay holds an associate’s degree in electronics technology, a Wisconsin Electrical Master’s Certificate, a Wisconsin Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification and a Wisconsin State Electrical Designer’s Certification. Currently, Jay is a participant in the NFPA Electrical 70E Safety Certification Advisory Group.