Inspect insulation


Inspect the quality of the insulation of a structure. Inspect the insulation visually to detect any mistakes or defects. Analyse infrared imagery to see any cold bridges, air gaps, or insulation malfunctions.

Alternative labels

checking insulation
cold bridge checking
check for cold bridges
check insulation
visually inspect insulation
inspect insulation visually
inspecting insulation
insulation inspection
inspection of insulation

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Inspect insulation is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Insulation supervisor: Insulation supervisors monitor insulation operations. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.

Optional skill

Inspect insulation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Door installer: Door installers set doors in place. They remove the old door if present, prepare the frame opening, and set the new door in place square, straight, plumb, and watertight if called for. Door installers also inspect and service existing doors.
Window installer: Window installers place windows into structures and service them. They take out old windows if present, prepare the opening, mount the window, and attach it in place plumb, straight, square and watertight.
Manufactured wooden building assembler: Manufactured wooden building assemblers put together wooden elements for use in construction. The elements, or modules, may consist of walls with windows and doors built-in, or may be as large as whole rooms. The assemblers put together the supporting structure, insulation materials, and covering, and fasten it together to obtain usable modules.
Steeplejack: Steeplejacks are specialised heightworkers who safely scale the outside of buildings and structures to perform critical work.
Insulation worker: Insulation workers install a variety of insulation materials to shield a structure or materials from heat, cold, and noise from the environment.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022