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The old adage of "you can't fix what you can't see" is especially true when trying to identify the sources of energy loss and comfort issues in your home. Thermal imaging allows us to go beyond the visual and actually "see" temperature differences inside of walls and ceilings.
Having your home evaluated with an infrared scanner sheds valuable light on the effectiveness of your home's thermal envelope. An infrared scanner reveals hidden air leaks and areas where insulation isn't performing, and can also yield some interesting surprises -- such as where an uninsulated hot water pipe or recessed lights may be contributing to an ice dam, for an example. It's a valuable part of any good home energy audit, and a step that we guarantee to take with thoroughness and precision (although our experience tells us that it can also be a fun part of the energy audit for homeowners).