The thermal mapping service from Bluesky is an intelligent thermographic spatial information source for deriving property-level building heat-loss maps, used to identify poorly insulated buildings and "Beds in Sheds" illegal dwellings.
Bluesky provide an end-to-end thermal mapping solution, offering a cost-effective airborne thermal survey service measuring building heat-loss levels across an entire city in just one evening. Thermal Mapping can also be used in forestry studies to identify individual diseased or infested trees.
Advanced GIS analysis and interpretation
Provides a visual statement showing local energy use
GIS ready seamless raster digital image
Relative heat loss values for all buildings across a town or district
Compatible with OS MasterMap®
Thematic classification of heat loss scores for use in GIS
Heat loss values can be connected to clients address database
Helps report on National Indicator targets
Target homes suitable for roof insulation improvements
Identification of "Beds-in-Sheds" illegal dwellings
Forestry disease and infestations studies
Locate hard to treat homes
Assists CO2 baseline mapping for Local Authorities
Urban Heat Island Mapping
Results from the survey can be connected to addresses and energy consumption data to discover energy usage trends at neighbourhood levels, helping support energy strategies, local campaigns and responding to National Indicators. They are also widely used to identify illegal dwellings (Beds in Sheds) in conjunction with Bluesky's LiDAR system. The easy-to-use thermal maps give you the confidence to pinpoint buildings, out-buildings and pipelines radiating excessive heat, enabling you to quickly and effectively target your problem areas. Bluesky's thermal surveys are conducted with state-of-the-art sensors under optimum conditions, in order to provide the most vivid and clear heat-loss results.
By using the Bluesky Thermal Mapping Web Portal (our organisation-wide web-based heat-loss mapping tool) organisations can easily analyse data from multiple sources and share the results more easily with colleagues, partners and members of the public. The portal is designed to help local authorities and utilities target their resources and efforts to improve energy efficiency.
Clear and visual results
Rapid data collection
Advanced GIS analysis & interpreatation
Compatible with OS MasterMap®
Carbon offset on all surveys
Enter either a postcode,
eg. LE67 3NR
or a street/town name,
or an OS grid reference,
Whether you have commissioned a thermal imagery survey direct from Bluesky, or have an existing thermal dataset in house, we can create a web-based reporting tool designed specifically to help energy and environmental teams analyse thermal imagery, discover energy trends, and disseminate findings to stakeholders at all levels.
Using Bluesky’s innovative online portal, cross-referencing of airborne survey results against your organisations existing geographic, economic, demographic and environmental data can be undertaken, and findings summarised to produce a targeted output identifying properties that should be engaged for insulation grants, energy consumption advice and guidance on renewable and sustainable energy products and services.
Bluesky’s web-based services can be used to assist energy and environment teams within your organisation measure energy usage trends at neighbourhood level, and report on National indicators 186 and 187 set by the Government. The portal can also be adapted to provide a public facing web-page, allowing effective community engagement and promotion of energy efficiency strategies.
Bluesky will provide a service to assemble, securely host, and manage both the thermal imagery and your chosen auxiliary datasets to enable clients and stakeholders across multiple offices to maximise the value of the web-mapping tool.
Flexible licensing can be provided to cover usage from a single-seat to full corporate level.
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Microsoft Vexcel UltraCam Eagle
digital metric Aerial Photography camera
Optech Orion M300
LiDAR Airborne LiDAR system
Optech LW640 Thermal Camera
(integrated with our Optech Orion M300)
used for a range of applications including; building heat loss, forestry, pipeline monitoring & pollution analysis.
Information provided by Bluesky’s web-mapping service can include:-
Property level relative heat loss values derived from thermal survey supplied by Bluesky.
Geo-demographic data from the UK Census of Population
BERR energy consumption data provided at Middle Super Output Area level.
Building classifications by type and land use (e.g. residential, commercial etc).
OS mapping including MasterMap®
Address Information - Local Land and Property Gazetteer