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  • Connecticut Home Inspection Laws and Legislation

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    3.00
    $29.97

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    This course will cover the laws and regulations, standards of practice, and Code of Ethics which each home inspector is required to obey and follow

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  • Plumbing Cross Connections

    (144 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    A cross-connection is present when there is a possibility that potable water could mix with non-potable water. Cross connections can easily happen in any home and can pose potential health dangers to inhabitants. There are a number of documented cases where cross-connections are said to have caused
    people serious illness, injury, and in extreme cases, death. This course will provide an in-depth look into plumbing cross connections, plumbing systems, and why cross connections should be inspected or determined. In addition, this course will review the processes of inspecting the plumbing piping, sanitary
    piping, and vent system, and will offer some facts that pertain to plumbing systems and cross connections regarding residential construction.

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  • Radon Inspection for Residential Properties

    (153 Ratings)
    2.00
    $19.97

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    You cannot see, smell or taste radon, but it still may be a problem in your home. Radon is a carcinogenic gas that is hazardous to inhale, therefore build-up of radon in homes is a detrimental health concern. When you breathe air containing radon, you increase your risk of getting lung cancer. Each year, about 12% of lung cancer cases and more than 20,000 Americans die of radon-related lung causes. Therefore, as a home inspector, it is integral that you are knowledgeable about the identification and remediation
    of radon gas in the home. This course will provide some basic information on radon for residential properties, including the definition of radon, an explanation of where it comes from, and a discussion of how it relates to the general home inspector. This course will also review how radon enters a structure and common mitigation methods. The overall course level is intermediate.

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  • Attic Ventilation

    (104 Ratings)
    2.00
    $19.97

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    Attic ventilation is an extremely important component of keeping a house in good condition. Having a properly sized and well balanced attic ventilation system helps to provide comfort in the home, protects building materials and structure, and reduces energy consumption. The problems and damage created by inadequately ventilated attic space can be significant over time and can require expensive repairs and replacements. This course will provide you will in-depth information on the general principles and
    characteristics of attic ventilation.

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  • Basics of Green Building for Real Estate

    (3067 Ratings)
    Connecticut home inspection new course.
    3.00
    $29.97

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    There are hundreds of controversial ideas being asserted by environmentalists, politicians, and other stakeholders about the subject of “green building;” therefore, it’s important that, as a real estate agent, you have a place at the table and possess working knowledge of the principles of green building.  You will have access to in-depth information on the principles and give an overview of recent activity across the United States regarding the green building movement and the ways in which consumers are responding to this relatively new market segment.


    This course is iPad compatible.

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  • Safety Precautions for Home Inspectors

    (236 Ratings)
    2.00
    $19.97

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    Did you know that nearly two in five existing homes suffer from some type of major and potentially dangerous defect? Though many people to not realize it, home inspection is a risky industry whose professionals must be aware of their safety and that of their clients at all times. A major component to this awareness is having a comprehensive understanding of your surroundings and any potential defects in the home, which can be challenging because your “workplace” changes with every inspection. This course will provide you with in-depth information on safety precautions for home inspectors through a discussion of safety clothing and equipment, proper procedure, possible safety concerns, and the necessary preventative measures to take in your daily operations as a home inspector.

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  • Energy Efficient Home Inspections

    (71 Ratings)
    2.00
    $19.97

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    Did you know that energy efficient construction is saving the United States government, citizens, and
    businesses more than $500 million per year in avoided energy costs? Though there are a number of financial benefits to owning an energy efficient home, one of the primary advantages is the home’s reduced impact on the environment. Though home inspections are not intended to be an energy audit, understanding energy efficiency and energy efficient construction are important for home inspectors. This course will provide an in-depth look into energy usage, design, and building for residential structures, will explore the multiple components of residential construction, and will discuss ways to make homes more energy efficient.

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  • Electrical Inspection Inside & Out

    (307 Ratings)
    3.00
    $29.97

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    Electricity has become an integral part of the functioning of the Western world and is a component of our daily lives which we often take for granted. We depend on it for lighting, heating and air conditioning, and other various systems and appliances such as cellphones and laptops. However, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), electrical problems are one of the largest causes of property damage
    in home structure fires across the U.S. For this reason it is necessary that you, as the inspector, possess a thorough understanding of the correct installation and inspection processes of electrical systems which are integral to a safe, secure, and functional home. The author will provide you with extensive information on accepted construction practices and required safety features of electrical work so that you may gain a deeper understanding of the codes most pertinent to any given dwelling. This course is designed to fulfill three hours of home inspection continuing education credits.

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  • Thermal Imaging for Home Inspectors

    (31 Ratings)
    3.50
    $35.97

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    Thermal imaging is a non-invasive, non-destructive way of evaluating conditions below a house’s surface.
    There are a number of defects that cannot be seen with the naked eye or with conventional or digital photography, such as the presence of faulty wiring, termites, varying types of mold, or wet insulation. Therefore, a professional home inspector equipped with a thermal imaging camera and properly trained and certified in its use can find problems with a house that a normal home inspectors cannot. In addition, by utilizing thermal imaging reports, you will be able to address defects quickly and prioritize the necessary repairs to the home. This course is designed to help students achieve core competencies related to the understanding of thermal imaging and its use in the home inspection field. Students will gain familiarity with thermal imaging terminology and equipment and will learn how thermal imaging should be used to identify potential conditions in a home. The overall course level is advanced, and
    includes subjects appropriate for both residential and commercial home inspectors.

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  • Practical and Successful Reporting

    (241 Ratings)
    4.00
    $39.97

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    Did you know that the average typewritten home inspection report is well over 5,000 words? The average newspaper reporter is responsible for only 800 to 2,000 words per day! The success or failure of a home inspection report can often hinge on a single word, therefore your primary objective, regardless if you use a hand-written checklist, or computer-generated reporting system, is to clearly and concisely explain things to your client. This course will cover numerous aspects of practical reporting techniques as well as problems that many inspectors will face during the reporting process. In addition, the student will also learn about professionalism within the home inspector field. This course is designed to fulfill 4 hours of continuing education for Home Inspectors.

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  • Roof Inspection

    (30 Ratings)
    4.00
    $39.97

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    The roof is a home’s primary line of defense from the natural elements such as wind, rain, hail, ice, snow, and heat. However, every day your roof is exposed to weather and other hazards may contribute to its decay and deterioration, which increases the risk of damage to the roof and the contents below it. This makes the roof perhaps the most vulnerable part of a building. As an inspector, it is integral that you understand the key information pertaining to the background of a roof inspection. Through this course, you will gain familiarity with roof inspection terminology and equipment and will learn how to successfully complete a roof inspection in a variety of weather-related elements and on a variety of roofs. In addition, this course will also provide you with information on specific roofing materials, how those materials
    respond to different weather elements, and how to safely inspect different roof types while not damaging the roof or injuring yourself during the inspection.

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  • Appliances and Peripherals Inspection

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    3.00
    $29.97

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    The correct installation and inspection of residential appliances and peripherals is a standard part of the home inspector’s job. While some of these are a required part of the inspection routine, others are optional, and still others are effective and potentially lucrative add-ons to a typical inspection. This course is designed to cover material on appliances and peripherals that are often skimmed over in more routine courses. In this course, we will discuss the different rules regarding these specialized systems, as well as installation, operation, and inspection of these appliances and peripherals.

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  • Residential Sewage Disposal Systems

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    4.00
    $39.97

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    Sewage contains millions of bacteria in each cubic centimeter, making it incredibly dangerous for the health of the homeowner and their family. Therefore, it is integral that a home inspector understand the specific requirements of sewage disposal systems, for incorrect installation, maintenance, or decommissioning may cause dramatic health and safety issues. This course will provide the professional inspector with a comprehensive understanding of private residential sewage and septic waste disposal, including the codes most pertinent to any given dwelling. In addition, this course will familiarize the inspector with accepted construction practices and required health and safety features for residential sewage disposal systems. This course fulfills four hours of home-inspection continuing education credits.

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