Decision Maker: Climate, Biodiversity & Planning
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To consider the report of the Maintenance
& Environmental Services Officer
The committee received and considered the report of the Maintenance & Environmental Services Officer concerning the purchase and use of a thermal imaging camera.
Members were supportive of the camera, having already agreed its purchase at a previous meeting. There was discussion on how best hire of the equipment could be administered by the Council and potential pitfalls on charges and a deposit-based scheme. There was agreement that the Council could promote the camera and ask if any community groups would like to come forward to help work with the Council in rolling out its use.
1. That, the use of the thermal imaging camera be offered to community group(s) to work with the Council in helping residents make their homes more energy efficient.
2. That, a FLIR camera unit be purchased, the decision on the most appropriate in budget being delegated to the Maintenance & Environmental Services Officer based on feedback and professional advice.
Report author: Angus Whitburn
Publication date: 10/08/2021
Date of decision: 10/08/2021
Decided at meeting: 10/08/2021 - Climate, Biodiversity & Planning