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This document describes & gives sources for home inspection education classes, course offerings, and online home inspector education articles and provides links to online technical articles on
home inspection methodology, including advanced home inspection methods and inspection for special topics
such as environmental hazards, above ground or buried oil tanks, sink holes, and methodologies for the inspection
of any complex system.
The advanced home inspection methods presented stress methods for increasing the
detection of significant or safety defects at properties, technical expertise, and ethical conduct. Advice
is provided for people interested in becoming a home inspector as well as for home buyers or owners who
need to hire a home inspector. Also see our list of home inspection topics at the "More Reading" links at the bottom of this article . The following is a list of home inspection courses, classes, conferences, and schools.
ADVANCED HOME INSPECTION METHODS & skills how to spot hard-to-see but very important defects and hazards in buildings or any other complex system being examined
BUILDING DEFECTS LISTS - curriculum recommendations for home inspector education , includes recommended knowledge base, inspection skills, and typical defects for each major area of residential and light commercial building inspections. Focus is on the identification and reporting of building and building mechanical system defects and hazards, rather than (the more narrow and new-construction-focused building code compliance).
HOME INSPECTOR EDUCATION lists home inspection training, courses, home study programs, texts, and references for home inspectors and other building inspectors and building diagnosticians as well as for building, structural, and indoor envionment forensic investigators
Historic Homes, Home Improvement Costs, Home Research
AGE of a BUILDING - how to determine - how to determine the age of buildings, building materials, building mechanical systems: how old is the air conditioner, boiler, furnace, water heater, roof, siding, other building products
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The ILLUSTRATED HOME illustrates construction details and building components, a reference for owners & inspectors. Special Offer: For a 5% discount on any number of copies of the Illustrated Home purchased as a single order Enter INSPECTAILL in the order payment page "Promo/Redemption" space.
TECHNICAL REFERENCE GUIDE to manufacturer's model and serial number information for heating and cooling equipment, useful for determining the age of heating boilers, furnaces, water heaters is provided by Carson Dunlop, Associates, Toronto - Carson Dunlop Weldon & Associates Special Offer: Carson Dunlop Associates offers InspectAPedia readers in the U.S.A. a 5% discount on any number of copies of the Technical Reference Guide purchased as a single order. Just enter INSPECTATRG in the order payment page "Promo/Redemption" space.
The HOME REFERENCE BOOK - the ENCYCLOPEDIA of HOMES, Carson Dunlop & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, 25th Ed., 2012, is a bound volume of more than 450 illustrated pages that assist home inspectors and home owners in the inspection and detection of problems on buildings. The text is intended as a reference guide to help building owners operate and maintain their home effectively. Field inspection worksheets are included at the back of the volume.
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The HORIZON SOFTWARE SYSTEM manages business operations,scheduling, & inspection report writing using Carson Dunlop's knowledge base & color images. The Horizon system runs on always-available cloud-based software for office computers, laptops, tablets, iPad, Android, & other smartphones