Another great way to detect air leakage in the home is through the use of infrared scanning. During an energy audit, we will come to your home and capture thermal images that detect cold spots and heat variations. This will visually show the homeowner where the areas are that allow energy loss and need attention. These places may need additional insulation, or air sealing.
This method can be used in conjunction with the blower door test which would exaggerate the areas of air infiltration throughout the building envelope.
The quality of the insulation installed in the home is also put to the test with this device along with the ability to check existing homes for a lack of insulation. If you have any questions about the integrity of your existing homes insulation or would like to see how airtight your home is, please give us a call to discuss your options.