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Tru-Thermal Imaging from your phone

FLIRONE_ViewAThe future just snuck up on me. This is a real game changer! Tru-Thermal Imaging from your phone from FLIR.

“Our mantra is ‘Infrared Everywhere’”, says Andy Teich, CEO of FLIR, “and we really view infrared becoming the sixth sense for human activity to ‘see’ what’s out there in ways the human eye can’t.”

Get your sixth sense in gear for $350. The FLIR One will certainly stimulate the mass market for IR imaging. Learn more HERE and see videos HERE and HERE.

Availability for the FLIR ONE is slated for spring 2014. It will come in colors to match your iPhone (R) (the first compatible devices are iPhone(R) 5 & 5S). In addition to thermal and standard camera elements the unit packs its own rechargeable battery for two hours of power or for use to boost iPhone(R)  battery life. A nice touch!

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16+16 Level I Infrared Thermographer Course

Themography Certification

Finally, you can earn Level I Thermography Certification without missing an entire week of work!

Our 16+16 course is a two-part, ASNT compliant program which combines 16-hours of classroom and hands-on education with 16-hours of online learning.  This unique approach allows you to complete your Level I training without missing a week of work or incurring added travel costs.

 16-hour Classroom & Hands-on Training

Our classroom segments combine theory and application discussions with hands-on camera experiments. From thermodynamics to proper level and span settings, we take a step-by-step approach to teaching the “how and why” behind each action. Through hands-on exercises you’ll learn the importance of proper camera settings and how to collect, capture, and diagnose thermal findings.

16-hour Online Learning Program

Using an ASNT compliant program which has successfully trained thousands of thermographers worldwide, our online segment features narrated presentations, self-directed activities, and practice quizzes designed to supplement our classroom training. The online program and accompanying printed book include the learning materials required for you to remotely complete the theory portion of Level I training.

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The online segment can be completed before, during, or after your classroom training.

Hands-on Training

This component is key to our program, as it provides an opportunity for you to experiment with different infrared cameras through instructor lead, hands-on exercises. You’ll learn about the power of heat transfer, reflectance, and emissivity as you discover what it takes to capture a quality thermal image. By the end of the two days you will be able to properly setup, focus, and capture infrared images using a thermal imager.

Demo Cameras Provided by FLIR®, FLUKE® and TESTO®

During training you have the opportunity to demo infrared cameras from today’s leading manufacturers. Discover the benefits of features such as high resolution detectors, digital camera integration, and Wi-fi capability. This is a great opportunity to try different thermal imagers before deciding which to buy.

Level I Certified Infrared Thermographer Exam Included

Students who successfully complete the online and hands-on training components are eligible to take a final written exam to earn Level I Certification through Infraspection Institute®. Exam may be completed in-class or online (PC with web camera required).

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What’s HOT in the TOOL world! – Bill Spohn to speak at ACCA Western-PA meeting – Oct. 4

Bill Spohn from TruTech Tools will be demonstrating what’s new in the world of HVACR tools and test instruments.

Also presenting will be representatives from Ritchie/Yellow Jacket, Hilti Tools, and United Rentals.
And meet the “Student of the Month” from Triangle Tech!

Mark your calendar and be sure to join us!

Peter’s Place
1199 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017
(Exit 55 off I79N or I79S)

3:00 pm – Board Meeting
5:30 – 6:00 pm – Social Hour (cash bar)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Guest Speakers
7:00 pm – Social Hour restarts (cash bar)
7:00 pm Dinner – $40.00 (cash, check, credit card)

Dinner Selection: Prime Rib or Virginia Spots

RSVP: 724-779-1860 (phone or fax) – NO cancellations after October 2

SEE ACCA W-PA October 2012 meeting notice FOR SIGN UP FORM AND MORE DETAILS.

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Thermal Imaging 101: Slides/Handouts

Click the Link below for a copy of the slides used in TruTech Tools Thermal Imaging 101 training by John Pratten, III.

FINAL TruTech Intro to Thermography 101

Sign up for FREE LIVE session HERE (click on the Thermal Imaging tab).      or Watch a recorded session HERE.

Thermography 101   75 Minutes

Instructor: John W. Pratten III
Introduction to Thermography
Participants in this course will come away with a better understand of the science behind and practical uses of Thermal Imaging. Topics will include factors for making better, more meaningful thermal images,  common thermal inspection scenarios, and help in choosing a Thermal Imager to suit your needs.

BIO: John W. Pratten III is an ASNT compliant, Level III trained thermographer  and President/Founder of Proactive Maintenance Consultants, LLC
John has conducted thermography training around the world, in the fundamentals of IR and how to set up Predictive Maintenance programs and has trained in building science working closely with State Agencies. John has authored a number of published articles and has a patent in the area of IR. Prior to founding Proactive Maintenance Consultants, LLC , John worked for Fluke Corporation for 10 years as a Thermography Specialist and Trainer and Motorola Semiconductor for 19 years in a variety of sales and management positions.  He has been a 25 year member of the Technical Advisory board for his local Technical College.

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Thermal Selector Guide for Empower Contractors

CLICK HERE for the TTT Thermal Selector for Empower Contractors

TruTechTools makes it easy for you to choose and use a thermal imager.

We have put together this chart to help New York State contractors (working on EMPOWER programs) to choose the best imager to maximize your rebate.

Choose from testo, Fluke or FLIR brands.

We have included every key specification as specified by the program (and a few more of our own) so you know EXACTLY what you are getting for your money.

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NEW FLIR thermal imagers available at TruTech Tools

 

 

Awesome features, nice price!

 

Get ‘em here……

FREE thermal applications on-line guide

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Seasons Greetings from TruTech Tools

Holiday Greetings!
FREE INFO- UPDATES!

FREE Testo Thermal Imager Firmware and PC Software updates 875, 880 and 881

NEW PRODUCTS!

Testo Thermal Imagers 875-1i Complete Kit – $2995
& 875-2i with visible camera -  $3950
(Also check out the feature packed Model 881)

BPI Field Analyst Training DVD – $99.95

ETEKT+ double Pane Low-E Coating Detector – $199

Non-Contact Moisture Meter – TRAMEX Encounter +   $399

Plug-load electrical power monitor Kill a Watt Model P4460 – $49.95

Everything Kit – call for best price
(COMPLETE Energy auditor Kit)

Everything USA Kit - call for best price
(COMPLETE Energy auditor Kit with all products made in the USA)

Sensit Carbon Monoxide products:
Sensit CO – CO Analyzer with a pumped sample – $450
Sensit CO+ – CO, O2 and CO-AirFree Analyzer with a pumped sample – $650

COOL PRODUCTS!

Measure distances up to 100 feet – FLUKE 411D – $109

Measure distances up to 200 feet including area, volume and height- FLUKE 416D – $229

KEEP IN TOUCH!

Tell others what you think! Write a review – click just below any product image

we specialize in custom kits
Our mailing address is:

TruTech Tools, LTD

66 Swartz Rd., Suite 3
PO Box 19013
Akron, OH 44319


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FREE National Listing for Energy Auditors

Hard to beat this!

A new website, www.EnergyAudits.com, launched at the Affordable Comfort Conference in Kansas City provides a searchable (by state and zip code) national database of certified (BPI or RESNET) Energy Auditors, Energy Raters and Home Performance Contractors.

Presently EnergyAudits.com is encouraging certified professionals to be listed free of charge.  Once the database has representation in all 50 states, they will begin a national marketing campaign to drive traffic to the site and inquiries to you! (Up to 46 states at last check!)

The website connects homeowners, realtors and builders to the community of certified home performance professionals; provides content for homeowners – i.e. what is a diagnostic home energy audit, info on tax incentives, an energy efficiency products store, energy saving tips etc.

A Basic Listing  (company name, address, contact and phone) is FREE to certified professionals listed in the Energy Auditor/Energy Rater database and/or the Home Performance Contractor database .

A Professional Listing is $250 per year and includes the above basic info along with hyper-links to the your website and email address, a customizable company bio/sales message space, color certification logos of BPI and/or RESNET displayed next to the listing. Professional listings will also have leads forwarded to them via email. The annual is fixed, no matter how many leads you receive during the year.

Both Basic and Professional listings will be awarded up to a 5 star rating based on client feedback forms with the comments viewable to prospective clients. This rating system will maintain the quality and integrity of the home performance industry as it grows rapidly over the next few years.

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