Uses infrared sensors to measure surface temperatures
Helps homeowners track down power-draining drafts
Sold with a 5-step guide to fixing basic energy leaks and comes with the thermal leak detector
Plugging leaks can save up to 20 percent on heating and cooling costs
The Black + Decker TLD100 Thermal Leak Detector helps discover issues with the insulation of your home by allowing you to identify both, hot and cold draughts around the house. The light indicator shines blue to indicate cold droughts and red to indicate warm droughts allowing you to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient.
Display type: LCD
Units of measure: Degree Celsius and degree farhenheit
Measuring range: -30 to +150 degree Celsius
Battery: Alkaline 9 V (not included)
IR sensor spots hidden energy leaks along walls, molding, ductwork & more. ENERGY STAR. Can save up to 20% off heating & cooling cost. Auto color change provides quick, intuitive feedback showing users where to caulk, insulate, etc.. Heating and cooling accounts for about 50 percent of your energy usage, but the average house has enough leaks and drafts to equal a 1 sq. ft. hole. Cut down on wasteful spending with the help of the Thermal Leak Detector from Black & Decker.The TLD100 is an infrared sensor that finds these leaks along walls, molding, ductwork and more. Auto color change provides quick, intuitive feedback, showing users where to caulk, insulate, etc.
Easy-to-Read Color Coding and Screen
The thermal leak detector makes it easy to monitor your home's energy efficiency by finding areas that let heat out and cold air in. Simply set the detector's temperature tolerances to one, five, or 10 degrees and scan the light across the area you want to inspect. The light will change to red for warmer spots and blue for cooler spots to detect air leaks in both warm and cool weather. The detector also displays temperatures in either Fahrenheit or Celsius on the LCD screen. Check for drafts or leaks around your fireplace, recessed lighting, electrical outlets, along floor molding, or any place that may have improper seals, caulking, or seams that aren't immediately visible. An included booklet gives you tips and instructions on how to seal leaks and improve insulation.
Cut Energy Bills and Improve Your Home's Efficiency
Sealing the leaks and improving insulation in your home can help you save as much as 20 percent on your heating and cooling bills. An efficient, greener home will stay cooler in summer and warmer in winter, increasing its resale value.
Multiple Uses to Handle Uncommon Tasks
Use the thermal leak detector to check your refrigerator and freezer temperatures and efficiency. Diagnose engine problems related to overheating or coolant leaks to avoid costly repairs and mechanic bills down the road. The thermal leak detector can also check the operation of your HVAC system, so you can perform preventative maintenance as needed.