Infrared Thermographic Services

The ThermoPhoto Difference: We use technology to see what lies beneath.

In addition to comprehensive home inspections, ThermoPhoto offers specialty inspections to pinpoint the source of problems in your home.

Have a water leak and cannot identify the source? Or it only happens when it rains? ThermoPhoto Inc. specializes in water leak investigations. We will pinpoint the source of entry utilizing infrared thermography and make recommendations on how to fix it.

Have a leaky roof and wonder how big it is?

Have you spotted some mold in your bathroom?

Require a specialty inspection, or only worried about one area?

Have ThermoPhoto Inc. Residential & Commercial Building Inspections perform for you!

ThermoPhoto offers a wide range of one-off thermography specialty services.

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What is Infrared thermography?

Infrared thermography is a state-of-the-art investigative technology that helps look beneath the surface of structure to see what is not visible to the human eye. It is non-destructive and a very effective cost-saving tool that will help you target problems at their source.

It is a highly accurate and cost-effective investigative technology that can be used in a number of different applications.

Types of Infrared Inspections Offered:

Residential inspections include but not limited to:

  • Infrared Heat Loss Inspection
  • Water damage/infiltration Location Inspections
  • Building Envelope Inspections
  • Exterior Insulated Finishing Systems (EIFS) Inspections
  • Foundation Inspections
  • Concrete Heated Floor Inspections
  • Electrical Inspections
  • Roof & Attic Inspections
  • Window Continuity Inspections
  • Basement Foundation Leakage Inspections
  • In-floor & Driveway Heating Systems

Commercial / Industrial / Construction Inspection by Industry:

  • Roofing
  • Asphalt
  • Process
  • Building Diagnostics
  • Exterior Insulated Finishing Systems (EIFS) Inspections
  • Maintenance & Predictive Maintenance
  • Law Enforcement
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine Surveyors
  • R & D Testing
  • Electrical Utilities
  • Electronics


ThermoPhoto can examine:

Roofing Systems

  • Flat roof leak detection for buildings, plants, facilities
  • Identify water damaged portions of a roof quickly and accurately
  • Eliminate unnecessary replacement of good roofing
  • Plan accurate budgets based on facts
  • Document problems before the warranty/bond expires

Building Envelopes and Structures

  • Identify, pinpoint, and isolate basement & foundation leakage
  • Thermal heat loss inspections for buildings.
  • Moisture contamination evaluations in buildings, condo’s, apartments, etc.
  • Concrete integrity inspections for CMU’s
  • Concrete water heated floor inspections for leaks, temperature distribution, and installation.
  • Locate missing or damaged insulation
  • Identify air leakage energy losses
  • Evaluate the thermal performance of retrofits
  • Locate radiant heating wires or pipes
  • Locate and identify mold growth areas in building structures
  • Identify location of pests and rodents in the building system
  • Detect de-laminations in concrete and bridge decks

Electrical Systems

  • Substation Electrical inspections including switchgear, breakers, transformers and capacitor banks.
  • Power generation inspections including exciters, 4160 connections, motor control centers and isophase bus ducts.
  • Overhead urban and rural distribution electrical inspections.
  • Electrical motor inspections

Mechanical Systems

  • Mechanical bearing inspections
  • Heat ventilation air conditioning equipment evaluation
  • Cold Storage cooling losses.
  • Detect insulation leaks in refrigeration equipment
  • Gear box monitoring and analysis


Thermography is used in other non-construction sectors and in a wide number of applications.

Environmental Applications

  • Thermography can be a great aid for monitoring and tracking pollutants from a variety of sources.
  • Locate old waste disposal sites
  • Locate old buried tanks on industrial sites
  • Locate and monitor oil spills
  • Research and Development Applications
  • Design proto typing evaluation

Automotive Applications

  • Motor racing suspension and tire contact diagnostics
  • Brake and engine systems evaluation for performance and cooling efficiencies

Petrochemical Applications

  • Refinery process line insulation loss or leak detection
  • Refinery process evaluation
  • Heat exchanger Quality and efficiency evaluation
  • Furnace refractory (insulation) inspections
  • Furnace Internal flame evaluation and tube inspections
  • Flame propagation explosion analysis.

Electronic Equipment Applications

  • Printed circuit board evaluation and troubleshooting.
  • Thermal mapping of semiconductor device services
  • Circuit board component evaluation
  • Production-type inspection of bonded structures
  • Inspection of hybrid microcircuits
  • Inspection of solder joints

Aerospace Applications

  • Water ingress in airplane control surfaces and radomes
  • Tire and break system diagnosis
  • Windshield and wing surface de-icing system diagnosis
  • Stress crack and corrosion identification and location
  • Jet and rocket engine analysis
  • Composite materials delamination and disbanding location
  • Target signature analysis

Airborne Applications

  • Pipeline inspection, leak detection, stress corrosion cracking areas
  • Environmental inspections, pollution dumping, thermal dumping of waste water
  • Fire Mapping, hold over fires, fire line and mop-up inspections
  • High Voltage Aerial Electrical inspections for transmission lines
  • Search and rescue
  • Covert surveillance

Miscellaneous Applications

  • Detect RP heating in antennas, wave guides, guide wires and frame structures
  • Locate low-intensity sleeper fires on forest lands
  • Locate lost people • Remote sensing applications
  • Firefighting – Locate people in burning buildings and navigate through smoke
  • Locate non uniform densities in hot mix asphalt paving