Building thermography in the rain

May 20, 2016By Bob BerryBuilding thermography

Can you carry out thermography surveys of buildings when it is raining? I have often been asked this. If it rains, the external surfaces can be wet/damp. This causes evaporative cooling over the damp surface and this cooling can mask problems. For this reason it is best not to conduct surveys in the rain. Reports … Read More

Thermography of roofs

April 20, 2016By Bob BerryBuilding thermography

For many years I have conducted surveys of roofing systems. There are many different roof types and the most successful are flat or low sloped roofing systems. Some roofs like inverted roofing systems and green/living roofs gain almost nothing from a survey using thermography. The basics of roof surveys are that a roof leak will … Read More