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Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 3/21/19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 58
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 3/14/19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: CH4 + 2 O2 + heat = CO2 + 2 H2O

Always a pleasure, Junor.
You're the best!
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 3/11/19, 6:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 3/9/19, 1:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
CH4 + 2 O2 + heat = CO2 + 2 H2O

Great educational model on; High efficiency (or 90%, or condensing) furnaces ...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/7/19, 7:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

With all due respect, David, I disagree.
It is an introduction course to thermal imaging. It is not one of the three level courses.
As well, it is offered as a Industry Specific Course by the...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/6/19, 1:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

The wisest thermographers say, "We are all the same" as building inspections students walk along the road to thermography asking questions.
Please, Let us not forget that

No matter how much the...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/5/19, 8:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

Yes, that is my understand, although I was not aware of the acronym.



That is why I perform qualitative analysis. Unlike yourself, I have not achieved a level 3 to obtain analysis and remedy...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/5/19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

I started the analysis at thermal equilibrium. All objects were the same temperature. After >< 10 minutes I resumed taking qualitative measurements. I should have performed a qualitative assessment...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/5/19, 12:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

Chuck, during a thermal pattern analysis, auto span, level & range appear to be a caveat in my case. I am just starting to perform a more calculated thermal pattern analysis.

In this case I did...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/4/19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

Thank you, Chuck. Goods points.

Emissivity was adjusted, for the larger surface area, to reduce reflection, as prescribed.

What would cause the blush spread, as compared to the majority of...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/3/19, 9:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

Yes. Will post later.


Regular temp was ><66.2 when I arrived. I increased to 70F for 20 minutes to break thermal equilibrium.



Emissivity was adjusted at the site and in my office. ...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 3/3/19, 6:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 343
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Thermal imaging question; Radiant heating

Evening members.
Residential.
2001 build.
Geothermal heating. (Well)
Hydronic Radiant Floor. Garage. Basement.
Flooring medium. Concrete.
Suspect area. Is this a leak or are the heat...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/28/19, 8:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 74
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 2/28/19, 8:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 731
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: New CertifiedMasterInspector.org update page. I'll announce each step as we buil

All great improvements for North America's respected Certified Master Inspector Designation.

Looking forward to seeing and being able to be involved in the improvements.

Thank Nick.
You're the...
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 2/23/19, 7:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,003
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Hygrometer - Which is best?

I concur. Good model.
You paid a good price. Happy for you.
Is it NIST certified?

Just purchased 971. $667.00 Canadian, metric money, with NIST Certification...
Forum: Structural Inspections 2/14/19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Can you tell me about this wall structure?

Appears to be structural masonry. Do not quote me on that.
Exterior walls are likely 2 or 3 brick wythe.

Image 3 is likely a bearing wall.

Image of the brack on the exterior please.
Forum: Structural Inspections 2/3/19, 2:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Forum: Inspection Question of the Week 1/29/19, 6:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 534
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: QuestionsOfWeekJanuary 26 2019

1) An electrical charge is
a) Unipolar
b) Bipolar
c) Tripolar
d) Non – Polar in nature
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Unusual question. C

2) All framed structures are examples of _______ beams...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/28/19, 7:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: 2019 OAHI Conference

I will try to attend if everything is well and reach out to you prior my departure. Hopefully Marc A.B. will attend as well.
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 1/24/19, 6:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Coming soon: Certified Master Inspector commercials with Joe Theismann:

I prefer the last one, #3. He narrates himself, a well know past sport and marketing brand, marking the Best Brand of Home Inspectors, CMI.

Eric creating these vidoes Nick?
Forum: Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Discussion 1/22/19, 5:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/19/19, 8:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
2019 OAHI Conference

OAHI is putting on a conference; Canada's Premier Home Inspection Conference...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/19/19, 8:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Attention all home Inspectors

Great post Roy. Reminds me of the saying, "Little pictures have big ears."
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/14/19, 7:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Transport minister issues new rules for drone operators

Even Gilles.

Being a QPL Liberal Donor I was invited to hear the honorable QPL speak in NDG earlier this year. I had to miss the occasion due to work.

Although I am not speaking for the...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 1/14/19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By ROBERT YOUNG
Re: Transport minister issues new rules for drone operators

Thanks Roy. I was thinking about purchasing a drone.
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