Thermography

Infrared Imaging

CALL MARKO E. VOVK FROM AMBASSADOR CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANTS, INC. AT 216-431-TEST.

Please look at the 40 Thermal Images below. Many of these images came from actual forensic files, building science reports, home inspection reports, moisture mapping reports and Marko’s Photo collection.

Infrared Thermography is one of many of Marko Vovk’s predictive and preventative maintenance services designed to help his customers. Infrared Thermography investigations save time and money through early detection of electrical, mechanical, roofing, moisture, insulation, condensation, and many other residential commercial related problems.

Marko has taken over 50,000 infrared images during his building investigations. By taking this many images, he has been able to understand differential temperatures and what they mean. This knowledge and experience enhance the home inspection, forensic investigation, and moisture mapping inspection.

Thermography is the leading technology in residential home inspections, moisture inspections, microbial inspections, and forensic investigations. Marko and Ambassador bring this technology to the table. Being the only Building Science Engineers in the Cleveland market, we are knowledgeable about all building conditions and are capable of applying this technology to the industry. We are pioneers in this field and have become a leading authority.

THERMAL IMAGES TAKEN BY MARKO AND AMBASSADOR
ELECTRICAL AND HEATING

Overloaded Circuit
The same Overloaded Circuit
causing a hot wire
Leaking Dryer Vent
Overloaded Circuit
Hidden Ductwork in wall
AC delivering CFM
Hot Water Heater with bad dipstick
Dehumidifier operating in
moist basement
HVAC System not balanced
Bad Water Heater

 

 

STRUCTURAL / WALLS / CEILINGS / MORE

Studs in wall. Lower portion of wall is
cold and dew points are occurring
High-rise Building. Searching for air leaks
Rafters and Ice Dams
Moisture in brick
Studs in wall and interstitial mold
Attic Rafters
Moisture behind Hardy board
Mold behind wall

 

LEAKS / PLUMBING / MORE

Chimney leak
Wood siding leak
Problems with Water Heater
Problem with Water Heater
Water leak from melting ice dam
Water leak from melting ice dam
Moist high humid air being sucked out
of sump pump
Insulation has fallen behind drywall.
This cold wall had mold growing
in an odd fashion.
Moisture in wall forms ice dams.
Heat loss on roof top

 

OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST:

Electrical inspections in buildings. (Thermal imaging can spot overheated conductors.)
Thermal heat loss inspections for buildings
Moisture contamination evaluations in buildings
Concrete integrity inspections
Concrete water heated floor inspections for leaks and temperature distribution
Flat roof leak detection for buildings
MOLD INVESTIGATION
Mold and hidden moisture being drywall surveys
Insulation missing in walls investigation
Marko Vovk is the only home inspector in the state of Ohio that carries an infrared imager in his vehicle for all diagnostics.
Cavity fill inspection
Thermal bridging
Structure detection (locating studs, joists, rafters, bearing walls)
Energy audits
Locating hidden leakage and/or dampness under tile or resilient flooring.
Locating wet areas in non-accessible crawlspaces
Anomalies, apparitions and unexplained can be easily explained with this technology.
Infrared imaging has been in locating hidden termite colonies, carpenter ant nests and other interstitial pests

 

MOLD AND MOISTURE MAPPING
(FORENSIC MOISTURE INVESTIGATION)
Infrared Moisture Mapping Surveys can help in locating areas that have the potential for mold growth. Thermal and moisture mapping will quickly identify cooler areas behind dry wall, paneling, and walls that are susceptible to interstitial condensation from high humidity. High humidity is the outcome of moisture events such as leaking plumbing, leaking roofs, leaking windows, leaking doors, furnace humidifiers, winter condensation, overflows, foundation wall leaks, crawl space leaks, floors that lack vapor barriers, floods, depressurization, and much more. In cases of leakage, overflow, or flooding, moisture mapping surveys can help in developing a cost effective strategy for remediation / abatement. By finding target areas, remediation or abatement can be conducted to only areas that need immediate attention. This could save thousands of dollars in remediation costs to insurers and building owners. It can also ensure that the building has been properly dried before reconstruction is performed.

For your Forensic Moisture Mapping Survey, call Marko E. Vovk from Ambassador Construction Consultants, Inc. at 216.924.8378 (cell) or 216-924-8378.

NOT ALL IMAGES ARE FOR WORK.
CHECK OUT THESE OTHER IMAGES.
- FROM MARKO’S COLLECTION

Sunset
Man pointing to cold spider
Sink arrester just cleaned
Wealthy operates house
Evening dusk
Marko’s Canadian cousin with torch
Man with leather holding cold
Canadian beer
Lonley dog in cage