Infrared Training & Certification For Builders, Remodelers, HVAC Technicians, Water Restoration, Insulators and Residential Inspection Professionals – only $495!

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  “ I took the CRT class from Monroe Infrared. Being a home inspector I found  the course excellent, all the information geared towards our industry. Bill was  a great instructor, professional and always happy to answer all questions. I  recommend any Home inspectors looking to get into thermography to take the CRT course”
 Robert Zorzan, Suburban Home Inspection LLC
I just want to tell you that the Certified Residential Thermographer class was fantastic.  Bill’s knowledge of the subject matter and equipment was clear and concise.  I feel more confident about thermography and look forward to higher level training in the future.”
 Rafael Rojas Jr, PHI, 360º Property Inspections, LLC (Sept 2015)

Geared to the new infrared camera user and camera owner, this course focuses on thermal imager use for Home & Building Inspectors, IAQ, Remediation, Restoration and Remodeling Professionals also.  Attendees successfully completing all training course requirements and a course examination can receive confirmation as a Certified Residential Thermographer.

Students complete the course with a much stronger understanding of Thermal Imaging capabilities and applications as well as the confidence and competence to immediately put that knowledge to use.  Customers are getting smarter and expecting Home Inspectors and Residential Building Professionals to utilize all the tools available to provide them the best information available.  Not being able to see with your eyes what the infrared camera can show you is no longer acceptable.  Infrared is a very powerful tool that helps you find and identify today what could be a much bigger issue to your customer (or your customer’s customer) tomorrow.

Residential Inspector Infrared Course Benefits  (view course outline)

  • Introduction to thermal imaging and measurement systems for predictive inspection and maintenance applications.  No experience in thermography is necessary!

  • Collect quality data, accurate temperature readings, and account for measurement effects such as distance and emissivity using infrared cameras.

  • Interpret thermograms and make informed decisions using heat transfer concepts to analyze thermal images, and see the latest in infrared inspection report generation and database software.

  • Avoid costly mistakes – learn to distinguish between hot spots and reflections, direct vs. indirect readings, moisture vs. air infiltration/exfiltration, and many more.

  • Challenge yourself and learn during hands on IR Camera Applications Labs that simulate real-world home & building inspection infrared applications.


The learning objectives, contact hours, and written exam of Monroe Infrared’s CRT Thermography Certification course are based on the requirements utilized to satisfy the Standards of Practice for ASHI InterNACHI, TAREI, NAHI, CREIA, FABI and Home Inspector Professionals throughout the United States.   As such, this course is suitable for use by your employer to recognize you and market both your knowledge and the company’s inspection services  as complying with the written standards of practice and knowledge requirements for a certified residential thermographer. This class is not an ASNT NDT Level I Thermography course.

Time to Renew Your Certification?

The CRT certification is in effect for 3 years from the date you complete the course and pass the final exam. You can renew your CRT certification through any of the following paths:

  • Attend a 1-day recertification refresher class and pass the current CRT final exam – cost is $195
  • Attend a complete 2-day CRT class to revisit and recertify – cost is $295
  • Register and successfully complete all requirements of a hands on Level I class. This renews your CRT to coincide with the 5-year term your Level I is in effect – cost is discounted $300 for CRT graduates off current class cost of $1995
  • Register and complete all requirements of a hands on Level II class. This renews your CRT to coincide with the 5-year term your Level II certification is in effect – cost is again discounted $300 for CRT graduates off current class cost of $1995

Please CALL with any questions and/or to Register for an upcoming class 800-221-0163 or click on the linked training date below to get more specifics and to register.


May 01-02 Columbus, OH
May 11-12 Rockville, MD (state approved 3 CEs)
Jun 08-09 Safety Harbor, FL
Jul 12-13 Charlotte, NC (state approved for 4 CEs)
Sep 6-7 Atlanta, GA
Sep 25-26 Las Vegas, NV
Oct 11-12 Niagara, NY (recently added)

Recently Added to Schedule

*** More scheduled class dates for 2017 coming soon ***

Additional classes and locations around the country will be added. If you would like to see a class near you or to build a class around your company, chapter or association call us, we work with groups to bring training right to your doorstep all over the country.

Classes normally run from 8am to 5pm. Specifics of where each class will be held are provided to registered students 4 weeks in advance of the training. If a minimum of 10 students are not registered 3 weeks prior to training that particular class may be cancelled and rescheduled. When registering be sure to identify which class you are planning to attend.