Infrared Services was founded by Michael Bivens, a veteran
thermographer. Mike has been utilizing IR (Infrared)
technology since 1975, scanning mostly for the utility
plants, power distribution, substations and many specialized
research and development projects including working with
Rockwell on the Space Shuttle Project.
formally founded BEST Infrared Services in 1989, hiring
quality, experienced service people to assist on inspections
and maintenance. Because of the integrity and experience
of the BEST Infrared Services team, the company has
earned a solid reputation, retaining customers all over
the United States who rely on our expertise.
BEST Infrared Services joined the ABM family on September 1, 2013. Going forward, Mike Bivens will take on the role of leading ABM Power in the West. The ABM Electrical Power Solutions group is very excited about the recent acquisition since it allowed ABM to expand its capabilities to provide a complete end-to-end solution for NFPA 70E compliance, delivered in a turnkey manner. This solution will help building owners maintain workplace safety and avoid costly OSHA fines. You can read more about the acquisition of BEST Infrared Services, Inc. Here
Training & Expertise
BEST Infrared Services has grown substantially as a result
of our intensive training and use of high quality equipment.
We carefully select our new employees and enroll them
a 12 to
18 month training program. This training includes hands
on, field experience that empowers our team to make the
right diagnosis the first time. The classroom never closes
at BEST Infrared Services. Employees are also enrolled
in I.C.S. training for the next 3 to 4 years with a NETA
Certification of Level III. The end result is qualified,
competent people with integrity, trusted
your electrical equipment and it's safe operation.