To commemorate the milestone, Childs and Professional Equipment were honored at an awards ceremony and press conference today at 12 p.m. in the Courtyard Royale Hall at the Tucson Radisson Suites Hotel
, the release stated.
According to the release, in addition to receiving the 100,000th infrared camera award, Childs will also receive his FLIR BCAM SD infrared camera, a $3,450 value, compliments of FLIR Systems.
Tom Scanlon, vice president for Americas Thermography with FLIR, said: "It is fitting that our one-hundred-thousandth infrared camera goes to Bob Childs, a home inspection professional. As our country and our world continue to strive to go green, home inspectors and energy auditors are at the forefront of that monumental effort, evaluating our homes and buildings to ensure they are sound and energy efficient. We are thrilled to celebrate this milestone with our valued distributor, Professional Equipment and with Mr. Childs here in Arizona."
In addition to serving as a key tool in home inspection and building diagnostics, FLIR''s commercial infrared cameras have been used around the world by professionals in a variety of applications ranging from law enforcement, industrial plant maintenance, electrical and heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) diagnostics, as well as research and development, the release added.