Thermal Technology for Roofing Applications

Andreas Milano

We recently discussed the thermal technology of forward-looking infrared and how roofing contractors can use it to offer inspection services. John Anderson, Product Manager of Security Solutions for FLIR Systems, shared his knowledge here:

Roofing Technologies (RT): Let’s start with the basics. What is thermal imaging and how does it work?

John Anderson (JA): Normal, human vision is limited to a very narrow, “visible” band of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. The infrared spectrum, also called thermal energy, has a longer wavelength than visible light. A thermal imager/camera is essentially a heat sensor that is capable of detecting tiny differences

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15 YouTube Channels for Design and Development

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Interested in improving your web design and development skills? There are many options to learn — for beginners to advanced users.

Here is a list of YouTube channels for web design and development. Included are video tutorials on software, logo and font tools, coding, frontend and backend development, case studies, and career advice. All of these channels are free.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is the YouTube channel for Adobe’s online suite. Get daily tutorials and updates on Adobe’s professional creative desktop applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and more. With Behance integration, publish your customized portfolio

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Child tax credit money: Make a plan now for how to use the payments when they begin in July

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 How could you spend the child tax credit payments for your family?


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With the the expanded child tax credit, you could receive as soon as July the first payment that is part of the American Rescue Plan package. As a parent, you’d normally receive this tax credit each year after filing your income tax return. With President Joe Biden’s March stimulus bill, however, this year you’ll get the money in a series of payments through the second half 2021 and into 2022, if you and your family qualify. Depending on your children’s ages, you

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Wix Launches First of Its Kind Accessibility Tool to Help Make The Web Accessible for Everyone

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Over one billion people worldwide rely on web accessibility features to navigate the internet and access information. According to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), web accessibility means tools are designed so that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate, and interact on the web. However, many users and professionals aren’t aware of how to make their site accessible or the legal risks associated with an inaccessible site. 

Wix’s Accessibility Wizard is available to all Wix users globally, providing a simple step-by-step solution that instructs users on how to improve their sites’ accessibility. By activating the Accessibility Wizard, the users’

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Product Reviews, Page Experience & More Updates

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Last month in the Google webmaster, SEO and search world was pretty busy to say the least. We had a few unconfirmed Google updates but on top of that we had the product reviews update rollout and the delay of the page experience update. At least Google gave us a nice new shiny product experience report in Google Search Console.

Google released regex features to Search Console reporting filters. Google also made changes to how it measures CLS. We can now report indexing issues directly to Google but keep in mind, some of those may be a quality issue with

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How to install and set up WordPress

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Despite the abundance of brand new website builders and content management systems, WordPress remains the most popular choice for webmasters. Loved for its extensive range of plugins and blog capabilities, this software is currently powering over 40% of existing websites. 

So, how do you get started with WordPress? The first step is to install the platform on your web hosting account. 

This guide will show you how to install WordPress using three methods:

  • Utilizing a built-in one-click installer with three different web hosts – Hostinger, Bluehost, and HostGator
  • Using cPanel and an apps installer
  • With FTP (file transfer protocol)
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