What Is Infrared Imaging?

Performing facility maintenance can be a tricky and complicated endeavor. Thermal imaging technology gives technicians the ability to see hidden problems, making it easy to spot issues with:

  • Failing motors
  • Faulty electrical components
  • HVAC condenser leaks
  • Bad ductwork
  • Leaky roofs

Using infrared imaging, facility technicians can fix problems before they intensify, as well as reduce a facility’s heating and cooling costs.


Infrared imaging’s uses include:

  • Preemptive asset monitoring: Manual use of thermal imaging tools can identify failing systems before they fail, including pumps, valves, belts, motors and more.
  • Checking equipment remotely: Infrared imaging allows for routine maintenance without shutting down operations.
  • Automated system monitoring: Infrared imaging lets you organize automated systems that can recognize problems, generate signals, and alert you before a failure occurs.

Unwanted Guests

Pests like mice, rats, or possums can be difficult to get rid of, and can cause significant damage to building insulation, wiring, and other components. Infrared images can help technicians locate these pests, their nests, and the destruction they might have produced.

HVAC    Uses
Technicians performing HVAC inspections with a thermal imaging camera can locate misrouted and leaking ducts, identify electrical or mechanical HVAC system faults, confirm the source of energy losses, spot missing insulation, and discover air conditioning condensate leaks.

To prevent breakdowns, technicians inspect the many electrical and mechanical elements of an HVAC system, including thermostats, gas heaters and boilers, air-handling systems, and AC condensers.

Want to know more about how infrared imaging can help your facility management processes? Call MaintenX today!