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TechValidate Research on FLIR Systems

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3,507 Customers Surveyed

27,740 Data Points Collected

659 Published TechFacts

52 Published Charts

130 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a April 2015 survey of FLIR customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Our weatherization program can help our clients save money, and we are more efficient in our diagnostics.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with FLIR products:
    • Located signs of moisture damage
    • Found insulation voids
    • Discovered sources of cold and warm air leaks
    • Found HVAC leaks and disconnected ducts
    • Could see airflow issues that helped improve cooling

Use Case

  • Uses the following FLIR products:
    • E40bx
  • Core application for thermal imaging is Building/Home Inspections.

Results

  • Is able to complete Predictive Maintenance inspections 2-5x faster since deploying their FLIR product.
  • Realized the following benefits after deploying their FLIR products:
    • Reduced troubleshooting time
    • Increased productivity
    • Increased credibility
    • Improved regulatory compliance
  • Saves 1 – 5 hours per week with their FLIR product.
  • Caught and avoided the following problems by using their FLIR product:
    • High utility bills
    • Energy waste from poor weatherization
    • Extensive moisture damage
  • Saved their customer or organization $400000 with their FLIR product.

Customers Reveal the Top Problems the FLIR T-Series Solves

What challenges have you solved with your FLIR?

Identified electrical hotspots and measured excessive temperatures
82%
Located signs of moisture damage
38%
Found insulation voids
45%
Discovered sources of cold and warm air leaks
46%
Was able to see plumes of invisible gas leaks
4%
Discovered heat pattern behind wall indicating insect nests
9%
Located hot and cold pipes within walls
27%
Found HVAC leaks and disconnected ducts
23%
Could see airflow issues that helped improve cooling
16%

FLIR Systems Case Study

Home Inspector Reveals Business Challenges Solved with FLIR

Introduction

This case study of a small business real estate company is based on a February 2017 survey of FLIR Systems customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select FLIR Systems:

  • Has solved the following challenges with FLIR products:
    • Identify electrical hotspots & measure excessive temperatures
    • Locate signs of moisture damage
    • Find insulation voids
    • Discover sources of cold & warm air leaks
    • Locate hot & cold pipes within walls
    • See airflow issues that can help improve cooling

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of FLIR Systems that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following FLIR product:
    • FLIR C2
  • Uses thermal imaging to build / inspect homes.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with FLIR Systems:

  • Completed Predictive Maintenance inspections 1-2x faster since deploying FLIR.
  • Experienced the following benefit after deploying their FLIR product(s):
    • Increased credibility
  • Has saved up to 1 hour / week with their FLIR product.
  • Has been able to catch and avoid the following potentially costly problem using their FLIR product:
    • Extensive moisture damage

Thermal imaging was subcontracted out for each job. With FLIR, we now have a staff member who is certified to complete these tasks for the customer. This saves us money and allows us to market this service to potential customers.

Condition Monitor, Small Business Computer Services Company

[FLIR has enabled] us to integrate with our electrical reliability program as well as detect high delta temperature issues with the electrical distribution equipment. We have also used our camera to detect utility leaks that occure both below and above ground.

Joel Holmes, Principal Engineer - Elecftrical Reliability, Monsanto Company

FLIR Systems Customer Research

Health Care Organizations Reveal Benefits After Deploying FLIR

What benefits did your organization realize after deploying your FLIR product(s)?

Reduced downtime
22%
Reduced troubleshooting time
78%
Reduced costs
56%
Increased productivity
44%
Increased revenue
11%
Improved regulatory compliance
11%


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About FLIR Systems

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. FLIR Systems brings innovative sensing solutions into daily life through their thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

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