A Window into the Future


This cool technology has been created to connect smart homeowners to their smart buildings.  With wireless routers, digital information and bluetooth technology many steps are now being taken to fully automate the home and provide information in the this digital age.


The display window is some of the new innovative technology available and on the market today.


Imagine a window that detects and displays temperature, time, humidity and more into the surface of the glass.


Homeowners can now view digital information at the flip of a switch.  Smart Windows can now be controlled by the wireless technology in your iPhone or iPad.  The design is simple and really isn’t that complicated.


The smart window has also been incorporated into the front door of a refrigerator.  This allows the homeowner to view the temperature
buildings, future-refrigerator-door-panels-with-temperature-display_home-goodsand other important ambient features on the surface of the glass without opening the door and wasting energy.


The smart window isn’t for everybody.  Although, the unique design allows a digital homeowner the ability to monitor and evaluate conditions with ease.


Fun Guy Inspections.com could see the benefit of such a smart windows in a home or commercial office setting.   Factors including humidity and CO2 levels could become an integral factor in occupant comfort.


Humidity is a common cause of mold growth inside your home.  Levels of humidity increase when occupants shower, cook and occupy the areas.  A smart window indicating an increase in humidity could translate into an efficient method of mold prevention.


Other cool ideas from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV


CES – Infrared Camera Detects Water Damage and Mold

Thermal Imaging Camera _Flir_When Used by a Local Certified Mold Inspections Specialist This can Locate Water Damage and Mold in Your Home

This type of camera (thermal infrared) will not find mold inside your walls, but it can be used as a very useful tool to assist your local mold inspection specialist by determining areas of moisture intrusion and water damage.

Thermal infrared cameras locate areas with temperature differences.

– Red and white colors indicate warm/hot areas

– Blue and dark colors indicate cool/cold areas

A certified mold inspector will use this device and look for varying heat signals that indicate water damage.  An unusual blue mark could indicate moisture or a leaky pipe in a wall .

“When scanning an interior wall of your home, we (mold inspectors) look for irregular temperature patterns in the camera indicating a possible source of moisture” R.Santanastasio

The Latest in Thermal infrared cameras.  This Flir model T640 is extremely powerful and very ergonomic.  This model was viewed at the latest Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas 2013.   The cameras ability to detect heat, and ultimately differences in heat, translate into areas that your certified mold inspector specialist may use to isolate moisture, water damage and mold inside your walls.  Locating water damage is a mold inspectors special weapon when finding mold within your home.