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Certified Termite Thermography a Must for Property Owners
Level II Certified Infrared Thermographer State Certified Termite and Pest Operator
This paper will discuss inside information regarding why certified termite thermography is an emerging market and a sure winner for Pest Thermographers. The key to a successful subterranean termite treatment is finding live infestations. For decades, termite management professionals have relied upon limited visual and often destructive inspections to locate infestations, and they still do. Building materials, methods, and architectural trends are always changing, thus making subterranean termites increasingly difficult to find. Generally termite companies do not use infrared, but why? This paper will expose shocking undisputable facts that the National Termite Industry does not want you to know.
Have you ever wondered what the size of your imager’s field of view is at a given distance? If you know the visual field of view specifications for a thermal imager, it is possible to calculate the size of your imager’s viewing area for any given distance using a scientific calculator.
Thermal image shows a large warm area caused by wet insulation within a gravel-surfaced flat roof. Captured post-sunset under calm weather conditions, image shows a thermal pattern that is typical for insulations that readily absorb water. Taken by Randy Kiez, this thermal image was the 1st Place winner - Roof Category in the annual Image Contest held during the IR/INFO 2016 Conference.