United Infrared, Inc.
8472 Adams Farm Road
Randleman, NC 27317

United Infrared Partners with Hixson Consultants for Technical Directorship of RoofScanIR™

November 11, 2009 Greensboro, NC – United Infrared, Inc. (UI) announces a partnership with Hixson Consultants, Inc. (HCI) to provide technical assistance for the RoofScanIR™ service module. RoofScanIR™ is a network of infrared thermographers who provide on-roof infrared roof moisture surveys of flat roofs. United Infrared is the largest network of multi-disciplined infrared thermographers in the world.

Hixson Consulting, Inc. ( is an applied technical resource consulting company that provides expert roofing, architectural sheet metal, glazing, wall system and waterproofing consulting services to clients nationwide. President and Chief Executive Officer Ben T. Hixson is a roofing, wall systems and waterproofing expert with over 33 years of experience in roof, wall and waterproofing condition analysis, life-cycle cost analysis, budgeting and design specification writing, CAD detailing management, component selection and the design of systems to remedy building moisture problems. Projects have included investigative surveys for new and existing facility projects for both flat and sloped roofing installations, non-destructive infrared thermography, nuclear density gauge and dielectric capacitance technologies. Mr. Hixson has named Mike Ray and Tyler Hixson, two skilled staff members as Assistants to the Director.

Mr. Hixson and his technical assistants will be teaching the training classes at various locations around the US, and consulting with RoofScanIR™ thermographers through the Network ( This service will allow RoofScanIR™ thermographers to send the roof images to the technical specialists. “Most roof jobs are straightforward, but for projects where the thermographers need expert help interpreting the imagery, IntrepretIR™ will move the information quickly to our roofing experts to review”, states Peter Hopkins, Vice President and Managing Partner of United Infrared, Inc.

"We are very fortunate to have Ben Hixson and his company as Technical Director for RoofScanIR™. I have known of the quality of HCI’s work for a number of years and when Peter and I decided to create this module, my first thought was to find out whether Hixson Consultants might be willing to work with us on creating it. To our delight, they agreed.” says Greg Stockton, President of United Infrared, Inc.

United Infrared, Inc. ( provides applications-specific resource systems for contractors of infrared thermographic services. United Infrared, Inc. is a North Carolina Corporation created to help contractors add infrared technologies to their businesses. UI currently offers three other application modules: EnergyScanIR™ (, BlockWallScanIR™ ( and EquineIR™ ( Two other modules are currently being developed for release in 2010, CommercialScanIR™ and MoistureScanIR™.

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