About Our Infrared Thermography Service

SoCal Infrared is a Full Service Infrared Scanning Company based in North San Diego, California. With inspectors located in Orange/LA, San Diego and Riverside counties, we currently service all of Southern California and include national service via our affiliate United Infrared, Inc. SoCal Infrared in addition will travel to your location, please do not hesitate to call or email your request. All of our Thermographers are Certified to a minimum Level I credential as specified to ASNT standards. We currently service clients in many applications from Residential and Commercial construction defects to Veterinary Horse infrared scans. Contact us today for your specific request or for more information. SoCal Infrared in addition is an authorized manufacture sales representative for many of todays leading building evaluation products including Flir Systems and Retrotec Energy Innovations. For more information or onsite demonstrations, review our Product Sales page, or call our Toll Free number at 888-762-2547 ext 3.

President & Chief Thermographer

Peter Hopkins-RevLinkedIn_IN_Icon_55pxPeter Hopkins, a Level III Certified Thermographer is the Owner & President of InspecDoc Inspection Services, Inc. (www.inspecdoc.com), the parent company of SoCal Infrared. Peter has been in the building inspection and evaluation business since 1996. Currently servicing most of Southern California as multi-inspector firm with several of the inspectors certified in thermography. Peter completed a certificate major in Construction Inspection with Academic Honors from Palomar College in Southern California. Peter was the recipient of a Scholarship from ICC (International Code Council, www.iccsafe.org) and currently holds five certifications as a Residential Combination Inspector, Building Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Mechanical Inspector and Plumbing Inspector. Peter in addition is a Certified Electrical Inspector with IAEI (The International Association of Electrical Inspectors) and is a Certified HERS energy rater. Peter has personally performed over 7500 Real Estate evaluations and over 1000 energy audits in Southern California. Peter has been trained in Equine Thermography practices and is licensed as an Assistant to Veterinarian with the California Horse Racing Board. Peter resides in Southern California along with his wife and two children.


2006-45 Hopkins Thermal imaging Scan reveals the truth behind the walls

2007-038 Hopkins From Houses to Horses

2008-038 Hopkins Go Green with Thermal Imaging

2009-041 Hopkins “Diversif – IR” Expanding your infrared vision and your business

2009-042 Hopkins Mammals Communicate Infrared Listens Utilizing Infrared Imaging for Injury Identification

2011-078 Hopkins Chasing Water with Thermal Imaging

Demystify Moisture with Infrared Hopkins 2011

ABS recognized-specialist  




Josh PughMarketing, Infrared Service Coordinator, Flir Infrared Camera Sales, Thermographer

Josh Pugh, a Level I Certified Thermographer joined SoCal Infrared in 2007 in the capacity of marketing support and sales. With SoCal Infrareds expansion with a product sales division, Josh compliments this division coming in with 15+ years manufactures sales experience. Josh was Certified in Thermography in 2008 and has been trained in all applications currently serviced by SoCal Infrared. Josh in addition is a Certified Energy Rater (HERS Rater) and performs Energy Evaluations for clients alike.



Marketing and Sales Support

Anna Hopkins (Some say better half of Peter Hopkins) works in the capacity of client services and marketing growth for SoCal Infrared.

What Do Thermographers See?

Heat Loss
Mold and Moisture
Missing Insulation
Door and Window Seals
Hot/Cold Water Leaks