ChimneyInspectIR Certification Course

United Infrared provides Infrared Thermography Training in classroom and online settings in many applications of infrared thermography.


The ChimneyInspectIR training course is intended to help Chimney Contractors complement and grow their business with an advanced analysis technique of moisture and clearance to combustibles during their investigations.  Thermal analysis can help further identify conditions not visible to the naked eye.

This service offered by home inspectors trained in an advanced inspection technique is designed to find potential problems in residential chimneys, fireplaces and/or venting systems. Certified Chimney technicians serve home buyers and sellers who are interested in adding a more detailed inspection in their home buying process.


Infrared Camera Training for Chimney Technicians

Have you considered the use of an infrared cameras for the investigation of water entry or have ever wondered if there was a way to see the combustible framing clearances to chimneys without destructive testing?  With infrared camera pricing starting under $500 and with many years of successful use in moisture and framing member identification, the time is ripe!

ChimneyInspectIR is a training service offered by United Infrared who are trained in an advanced inspection techniques to thermally locate potential problems in residential fireplace chimney and venting systems.


Chimney Infrared Inspection Training Course

30 min:  Introduction to Thermography
1 hour 30 min:  Building Science and Physics of Thermography
1 hour 45 min:  Thermal Imaging Cameras, Equipment Basics, Moisture Meter & Camera Lab (hands on training lab)
1 hour:  Hands on Training Lab Continued
3 hour:  Application and Case Studies PT 2
15 min:  Questions and Answers Session (closing)

8-Hr Online Training Course

Approved by ASHI, InterNACHI, and CREIA

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Home inspector and Level III thermographer Peter Hopkins. Instructor Hopkins has personally performed thousands of home inspections and infrared surveys of buildings and homes. He is the co-founder and vice-president of United Infrared (UI), a national network of contract thermographers. UI offers a wide variety of specialized training courses and business coaching.


United Infrared, Inc. represents the largest network of certified thermographers in the world and is a full-service infrared training organization with experts in many applications of thermal imaging.