Rockwool recommends FLIR thermal imaging
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According to stone wool insulation manufacturer, Rockwool, thermal imaging is a suitable tool for determining the effectiveness of an insulation material.
The company is working in conjunction with FLIR Systems ITC to provide industry with a dedicated training programme for the use of thermal imaging for building science.
Rockwool marketing manager, Verena Pieper said: “We [Rockwool and FLIR] are both technology leaders in our respective markets and FLIR cameras are considered to be the best available.
“This is confirmed by the feedback from our training participants. Some bring their own cameras and nine times out of ten it’s the FLIR brand.”
Although FLIR cameras are very user friendly, Rockwool believes that the images need to be interpreted correctly in order to achieve a meaningful result.
Verena Pieper continued: “That is why we started this project in the first place, we wanted to ensure our customers use this technology properly.
“You need to understand both thermal physics and the camera properties. In other words you have to know what you are doing.”
The courses are being run by an independent thermographer, Daniel Jung, in conjunction with the FLIR Infrared Training Centre.
They are designed to complement the ITC certification curriculum.
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