Ben Gromicko

Ben GromickoInterNACHI
1750 30th Street
Boulder, CO 80301
(303)862-2611 (MT)
ben@internachi.org
 
InterNACHI, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (www.nachi.org)
Director of Education
Director of the InterNACHI School
Director of Home Energy Inspection Program
 
NACHI.TV
(http://www.nachi.tv)
Executive Producer
 
The InterNACHI School (www.nachi.org/school)
Director
  • Manages course development, instruction, administration, assessment, and continuous improvement and expansion the InterNACHI curriculum and NACHI.TV content.
  • Works in collaboration with schools, instructors, and other directors throughout the world, including industry experts and resources specific to the property inspection and real estate industries.
  • Management of live classrooms, schools and instructors, and the InterNACHI School.
  • Manages governmental approvals for Training, Pre-Licensing, and Continuing Education (Over 600 approvals).
Certified Distance Education Instructor:  
InterNACHI Director of Education Ben Gromicko is a Certified Distance Education Instructor, an internationally-recognized certification from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC, https://www.idecc.org/) and the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO, https://www.arello.org/index.cfm/programs/distance-education/).
 

The IDECC Distance Education Standards are the global benchmark for distance education delivery measurement. The InterNACHI curriculum, including all online courses and examinations, meet the International Standards for Distance Education.

 

Experience and Qualifications:           
  • 2007 - Present.  Director of Education for InterNACHI, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, www.nachi.org/education.
  • 2007 - Present.  Director of the InterNACHI School.  www.nachi.org/school.  Live hands-on classroom and in-field training by expert instructors conducted all over the world.
  • 2009 - Present.  Certified Distance Education Instructor.  ARELLO and IDECC, International Distance Education Certification Center. CDEI ID # 67422.  
  • 2011 - Present.  U.S. EPA-Approved Course Trainer.  U.S. EPA Approved Lead-Safe Certified RRP Course Trainer.  Course Approval NAT-RV-I-61589-1-EL.  www.nachi.org/epa-rpp.htm
  • 2013 - Present.  AL School Administrator and Instructor. Alabama Real Estate Commission. #000100681-0.
  • 2013 - Present.  AK State-Certified Instructor. Alaska Real Estate Commission. Instructor #820.
  • 2007 - Present.  CO State Certified Residential Inspector.  State of Colorado.  InterNACHI-Certified. ID#97010101. 
  • 2013 - Present.  CO State-Certified Instructor. Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies. #3774, #3775, #3776.
  • 2013 - Present.  DE State-Certified Instructor. Delaware Real Estate Commission. Instructor #0813411. Continuing Education for licensed real estate agents.
  • 2014 - Present.  DC State-Certified Instructor. District of Columbia Real Estate Commission. Provider / Instructor #1401333. 
  • 2011 - Present.  FL State-Certified Home Inspector.  State of Florida.  Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Home Inspectors Licensing Program. # HI1416.
  • 2010 - Present.  FL State-Certified Instructor.  Instructor # 1322156. Provider ID is 367779.  Approved to instruct CE 2-20 - General Lines (Property & Casualty) courses.  http://www.nachi.org/ben-gromicko-florida-approved-instructor.htm
  • 2010 - Present.  FL State-Certified Instructor.  Instructor # 1322156. Provider ID is 367779.  Approved to instruct CE 3-24c - Adjuster Optional courses.  http://www.nachi.org/ben-gromicko-florida-approved-instructor.htm
  • 2013 - Present.  FL State-Certified Instructor.  Florida Department of Business and Professional Services. Provider #0004455.
  • 2010 - Present.  FL State-Approved Instructor for Florida Insurance Claims Adjusters and General Lines courses.  Florida Department of Financial Services.  www.nachi.org/ben-gromicko-florida-approved-instructor.htm
  • 2010 - Present.  FL State-Approved Course Provider.  Provider ID# 367779.  Florida Department of Financial Services.  Florida Insurance Claims Adjuster Optional courses.  www.nachi.org/ben-gromicko-florida-approved-instructor.htm
  • 2013 - Present.  IL State Administrator.  Illinois state licensed home inspector education provider and administrator.  License # 452.000145
  • 2012 - Present.  IN State-Certified Instructor.  Instructor License #INST0001753. Indiana Home Inspectors Board. Pre-Licensing Home Inspectors. 
  • 2014 - Present. MI State-Certified Instructor. Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). Instructor Sponsor #520.
  • 2013 - Present.  MO State-Certified Instructor.  Missouri Real Estate Commission. School #21800.
  • 2013 - Present.  MS State-Certified Instructor.  Mississippi Real Estate Commission. Continuing Education.
  • 2013 - Present.  NC State-Certified Instructor.  North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Code #1511.
  • 2014 - Present.  NC State-Certified Instructor. North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board. #IEC137.
  • 2013 - Present.  NH State-Certified Instructor.  New Hampshire Real Estate Commission.  #E1670.  
  • 2013 - Present.  NJ State-Certified Instructor.  New Jersey Real Estate Commission's Education Bureau. Instructor #I1000372.
  • 2011 - Present.  NY State-Approved Instructor. State of New York. Department of State, Bureau of Educational Standards.  http://www.nachi.org/images10-2/ben-gromicko-approved-new-york-home-inspection-instructor.jpg
  • 2013 - Present.  OH State-Certified Instructor.  Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing.  #938300108E.
  • 2008 - Present.  OK State-Certified Instructor.  Oklahoma Construction Industries Board. Instructor No. I-107. www.nachi.org/okapprovesinternachi2008.htm
  • 2013 - Present. 
  • 2013 - Present.  OK State-Certified Instructor. The State of Oklahoma Real Estate Commission course instructor for licensed real estate professionals. Ben Gromicko Instructor # 2666.
  • 2013 - Present.  OR State-Certified Instructor. Oregon Real Estate Agency. Course provider instructor. 
  • 2014 - Present.  RI State-Approved Instructor. Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation. Approved Instructor REE.0001065. View approval.
  • 2008 - Present.  SD State-Certified Instructor.  South Dakota Real Estate Commission.  Approved instructor for home inspection continuing education in the state of South Dakota. View instructor certificate
  • 2013 - Present.  TN State-Certified Instructor.  Tennessee Real Estate Commission.  Instructor for licensed real estate professionals in Tennessee.
  • 2010 - Present.  TX State-Certified Core Instructor.  Texas Real Estate Commission.  Residential Inspections for Property Inspectors.  TREC ID # 881369227.  http://www.nachi.org/trecinternachi.htm
  • 2014 - Present. TX State-Certified Continuing Education (ICE) Instructor. Texas Real Estate Commission. TREC ID #881369227. View approval.
  • 2010 - Present.  TX State-Certified Instructor for MCE Elective Courses.  Texas Real Estate Commission.  TREC ID # 881369227.  http://www.nachi.org/trecinternachi.htm#mce
  • 2013 - Present.  WA State-Certified Instructor.  Washington Real Estate Services Division. #S1755. 
  • 2014 - Present.  WV State-Approved Instructor.  West Virginia Real Estate Commission. Continuing Education Instructor # 41115.  View approval.
  • 2006 - Present.  Board-Approved Instructor (Benjamin Gromicko) and Certified School (www.NACHI.TV).   Master Inspector Certification Board. www.certifiedmasterinspector.org
  • 2011 - Present.  NREL Committee Member.  National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Committee Member.  Inspector/Quality Control Certification Scheme Committee is tasked to build a strong national framework for workforce certification based on the guidelines, as well as a process for regularly updating the technical sections of the Standard Work Specifications.
  • 2007 - Present.  Executive Producer at www.NACHI.TV.  NACHI.TV produces premier inspection education with online training video courses for commercial and residential property inspectors, independent adjusters, contractors, and real estate professionals.
  • 2007 - Present.  President, Mountain Inspection Support Association. Non-profit association of home inspectors.  www.mountainassociation.org. 100-Day Inspection Coverage and Support.
  • 1995 - 2007.  President, PEACH Inspections, Inc., a home inspection service corporation operated in Pennsylvania.   
Education:     
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Computer Science, 1992.  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Teaching Certificate, Education. Mathematics. 1993.  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. 
  • http://www.nachi.org/ben-j-gromicko.htm
Inspector:
  • Certified Professional Inspector�. Member of InterNACHI, 1997-Present, Member #97010101.  Over 10,000 inspections performed.
  • 2011 � Present.  State-Certified Home Inspector.  State of Florida.  Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Home Inspectors Licensing Program. # HI1416. 
  • 2006 - Present. Certified Master Inspector�. www.certifiedmasterinspector.org 
Inspector Certifications:
  • Member of ASHI, 2001-2004
  • Member of InterNACHI, 1997-Present
  • PA Certified Radon Testing Individual, PA#1882
  • Certified Master Inspector, CMI�, 2006-Present
  • Certified Wood Infestation Insect Inspector, PA, 2000-2007
  • 2000-2007.  PA Department of Labor and Industry. Lead Paint Hazard Risk Assessor. Certification #003090.
NACHI.TV:   
  • 2007 - Present.  Executive Producer of NACHI.TV www.NACHI.TV.  Producer of online training courses and educational videos, including related course books, quizzes, and exams � for property inspectors, contractors and real estate professionals. Courses are state-approved for CE credits.
Author of Standards of Practice:
  • International Residential Standards of Practice for InterNACHI.  Authored the original, first draft of the standards.  Current version is located at http://www.nachi.org/sop
  • International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants IAC2.org.  Authored the IAC2 Mold Inspection Standards of Practice. This is the Standards of Practice for mold inspections of the International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants (www.IAC2.org).  The Standards can be found at http://www.iac2.org/sop.php.
  • InterNACHI Standards of Practice for Inspecting Radon Gas Mitigation Systems. Authored the Standards of Practice in 2008. This Radon Mitigation System Inspection Standards of Practice can be found http://www.nachi.org/comsop.htm#18. The Standards guide the inspector through the process of inspecting a residential radon mitigation system and reporting defects of the system
 
Author of Books:
Gromicko, Ben. International Residential Standards of Practice. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2006.
Gromicko, Ben. Residential Plumbing Overview. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2007.
Gromicko, Ben. Mold Inspection Standards of Practice. IAC2. Colorado. 2008.
Gromicko, Ben. Standards of Practice for Inspecting Radon Gas Mitigation Systems. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2008.
Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect Pools and Spas. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2008.
Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect HVAC Systems. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
Gromicko, Ben. How to Perform Mold Inspections. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
Gromicko, Ben. 25 Standards Every Home Inspector Should Know. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
Gromicko, Ben. Now That You�ve Had a Home Inspection. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect the Exterior. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation, & Interior. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
Gromicko, Ben. How to Perform Radon Inspections. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2010.
Gromicko, Ben. Wood-Destroying Insect Inspection Field Guide. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2010.
    Producer of Training Videos:
    Author and Manager of Training and Education Courses:

    • Home Inspection Business Course. Online course. The goal of this course is to teach home inspectors how to own and operate a successful home inspection business.  http://www.nachi.org/become-home-inspector-business-course-101.htm
    • How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys. Online course. The goal of this course is to teach home inspectors how to inspect fireplaces, stoves, and chimneys in a home inspection.  http://www.nachi.org/inspect-fireplace-stove-chimney-course.htm
    • Home Energy Score for Real Estate Professionals.  Online course. The goal of this course is to teach real estate professionals about the Department of Energy's Home Energy Score and how it helps homeowners understand the energy performance of their homes and how they compare to other homes nationwide.  http://www.nachi.org/home-energy-score-real-estate-education-course.htm
    • Saving Home Energy for Real Estate Professionals.  Online course.  The goal of this course is to teach real estate professionals how to: understand the value of home energy inspections for current and prospective homeowners; and be able to provide informative options to help homeowners cut their energy use, reduce their carbon footprint, and increase their homes� comfort, health, and safety. http://www.nachi.org/saving-home-energy-real-estate-education-course.htm
    • Home Energy Efficiency for Real Estate Professionals .  Online course. The goal of this course is to teach real estate professionals how to: understand the value of home energy inspections for current and prospective homeowners; understand and provide informative options to help homeowners cut their energy use, reduce their carbon footprint, and increase their homes� comfort, health, and safety; and help homeowners make informed decisions about purchasing new HVAC equipment or improving existing equipment for more efficient operation.  http://www.nachi.org/home-energy-efficiency-real-estate-education-course.htm
    • 10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection.  Online course.  Upon successful completion of this 2-hour course, the student shall know how to perform a residential roof inspection and recognize general roof defecs. http://www.nachi.org/roof-inspection.htm
    • Defect Recognition and Report Writing.  Online course.  Upon successful completion of this 8-hour course, the student shall learn how to identify the most common defects found in a home inspection and to develop comments and narratives in writing an inspection report.  http://www.nachi.org/defect-recognition-report-writing-online-course.htm
    • Inspecting HVAC Energy Efficiency.  Online course.  Upon successful completion of this training course, the individual be able to: identify and describe energy-efficient heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) equipment; understand and provide informative options to help homeowners cut their energy use, reduce their carbon footprint, and increase their homes� comfort, health, and safety; and help homeowners make informed decisions about purchasing new HVAC equipment or improving existing equipment for more efficient operation.  http://www.nachi.org/inspecting-hvac-energy-efficiency-online-course.htm
    • Texas Standards of Practice for Inspecting Appliances.  Online course.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall know how to perform inspections according to the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) Standards of Practice, as delineated in �535.232: Minimum Inspection Requirements for Appliances (adopted February 1, 2009), in order to meet TREC's inspector pre-licensing requirements.  http://www.nachi.org/trec-standards-of-practice-for-inspecting-appliances-landing-page.htm
    • Appliance Inspection for Home Inspectors.  Online course.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student will know how to inspect appliances and understand how the various appliances operate, along with the problems they can develop.  http://www.nachi.org/appliance-inspection-course.htm
    • Inspecting Metal Roofs.  Online video course.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall learn how to inspect metal roofs, recognize and identify defects and damage, determine the sources of those problems, and to make good recommendations. http://www.nachi.org/inspecting-metal-roofs-online-video-course.htm
    • Inspecting Tile Roofs.  Online video course.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a good working knowledge of the inspection of tile roofs including identification of the different types, performance and aging characteristics, common defects, and wind and hail damage.  http://www.nachi.org/inspecting-tile-roof-online-video-course.htm
    • Inspecting Wood Shingle and Shake Roofs.  Online video course.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a good working knowledge of the inspection of wood shingle and shake roofs including identification of the different types, performance and aging characteristics, common defects, and wind and hail damage.  http://www.nachi.org/inspecting-wood-shingle-roof-online-video-course.htm
    • Inspecting Asphalt Shingle Roofs.  Online video course.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a good working knowledge of the inspection of asphalt shingles, including identification of the different types, performance and aging characteristics, common defects, and wind and hail damage. http://www.nachi.org/inspecting-asphalt-shingle-roof-online-video-course.htm
    • Lead-Safe Work Practices.  Online video course.  The course objective is to prepare contractors and property inspectors to use lead-safe work practices to prevent the creation of lead hazards during renovation, repair and painting work in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities.  http://www.nachi.org/lead-safe-practices-online-course.htm
    • General Roof Inspection.  Online video course.  After successful completion of this course, the student will be able to perform a residential roof inspection and recognize general roof defects.  http://www.nachi.org/roof-inspection-online-training-video-course.htm
    • Safety for the Exterior.  Online video course.  After successfully completing this online video training course, the student will know the proper health and safety practices while working at the exterior of a property, including using the required safety devices and personal protective safety equipment, and notifying a supervisor immediately of unsafe conditions/acts, accidents, and injuries.  http://www.nachi.org/safety-exterior-online-video-course.htm
    • Professionalism: Sales, Customer Service, and Communication.  Online video course.  After successful completion of this course, the students shall know how to better serve their clients by providing great customer service and using effective communication.  http://www.nachi.org/professionalism-training-video-course.htm
    • Ladder Safety Training.  Online video course.   After successful completion of this course, the student shall know how to use ladders in a safe manner.  http://www.nachi.org/ladder-safety-training-video-course.htm
    • Wind & Hail Inspection and Roof Replacement.  Online video course.  The student will follow an expert inspector to learn how to perform a wind & hail inspection of a residential property. The student will also learn best practices and procedures as an asphalt shingle roof and its gutter/downspout system, severely damaged by hail, are torn off and replaced. http://www.nachi.org/wind-hail-inspection-roof-replacement.htm
    • Calculating Envelope Energy Loss. Online course. Upon successful completion of the course, students will understand basic energy movement; know how to calculate hourly and annual energy loss; and understand the principle of diminishing returns. http://www.nachi.org/calculating-envelope-energy-loss.htm
    • How to Inspect Manufactured and Mobile Homes. Online course. This course teaches the inspector how to perform the inspection of a manufactured or mobile home. It is based upon the U.S. Housing and Urban Development's Standards for Manufactured and Mobile Homes. http://www.nachi.org/manufactured-mobile-homes-course.htm
    • TREC Texas Standards of Practice, Legal, and Ethics. Online course. This course teaches the inspector the TREC Standards of Practice, Legal and Ethics Rules and Updates. http://www.nachi.org/trec-texas-standards-legal-ethics-course.htm
    • The House as a System.  Online course.  This course teaches the inspector to: (1) become aware of the potential for interaction among building components and mechanical systems; (2) understand how air sealing a home can negatively affect indoor air quality; and (3) be able to recognize typical air leakage sites and know how they are corrected. http://www.nachi.org/house-as-a-system.htm
    • Indoor Air Quality for Inspectors.  Online course.  This course students will learn about the factors affecting indoor air quality, understand the role moisture plays, learn about moisture movement, and learn pollutant remediation techniques. http://www.nachi.org/indoor-air-quality-course.htm
    • Comfort and Climate for Inspectors.  Online course.  In this course students will be exposed to the basic principles of human thermal comfort, gain a basic understanding of relative humidity, and learn how to use a psychrometric chart. http://www.nachi.org/comfort-climate.htm
    • Energy Movement.  Online course.  By completing this course, students will: (1) understand the principles of energy and energy movement; (2) learn the three methods of heat transfer; (3) understand the difference between thermal and air barriers and the proper location of each; (4) recognize the forces that cause air leakage; (5) understand the connection between air leakage, energy waste, and moisture problems; and (6) understand how air ducts affect the pressure balance within the home.  http://www.nachi.org/energy-movement.htm
    • Lead-Safe Certified Course for Renovation Contractors - Lead Safety for Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP).  Online course with required two-hour hands-on classroom instruction. 10 sections.  312-page student manual.  5 instructional videos.  8 quizzes.  45-question final exam. Printable Certificate of Completion.  8 CE hours.  This course teaches the student to work safely in housing with lead-based paint and comply with EPA�s Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule, and HUD�s Lead Safe Housing Rule. http://www.nachi.org/lead-safety-rrp-course.htm
    • Florida Adjusters Course.  Online course. 138,000 words. 100-question final exam.  Printable Certificate of Completion.  16 CE hours. http://www.nachi.org/florida-adjusters-course.htm
    • Customer Service and Communication for Inspectors.  Online course.  20,000 words.  10 quizzes. 50-question final exam. Printable Certificate of Completion.  4 CE hours.  This course teaches the student how to better serve his/her clients by providing great customer service using effective communication. http://www.nachi.org/customer-service-communication.htm
    • How to Perform Energy Audits.  Online course. 22 sections. 78,000+ words. 325 pictures, illustrations and diagrams. 8 tables. 13 quizzes. 27-minute online training video. 75-question final exam. Printable Certificate of Completion. 24 CE hours.  This course teaches the student how to perform energy audits with visual inspection techniques, a blower door, and an infrared camera. http://www.nachi.org/energy-audit-course.htm
    • How to Inspect Pools and Spas.  Online course. 27,000 words. 60 illustrations and pictures. 12 quizzes. 60-question final exam. Printable Certificate of Completion. This course teaches the inspector to perform an inspection of a pool and spa.  It includes a review of electrical components, water chemistry, safety issues and maintenance recommendations.  The course also includes a pool and spa inspection checklist.  http://www.nachi.org/pool-spa-course.htm
    • How to Perform Septic Inspections.  Online course.  9 quizzes.  50-question final exam.  Printable Certificate of Completion.  10 CE hours.  This course teaches the inspector to perform two types of inspections of onsite wastewater treatment systems:  maintenance inspections and functional inspections. http://www.nachi.org/septic-course.htm
    • How to Perform Wind Mitigation Inspections.  Online course. 29,306 words. 270 photos, graphics, tables and diagrams. 18 quizzes. 50-question final exam. Printable Certificate of Completion. 16 CE hours. This advanced course teaches the inspector how to conduct a proper wind mitigation inspection including how to report findings to the client or insurance company.  http://www.nachi.org/wind-mitigation-inspection-course.htm
    • Home Inspection Fundamentals � The Exterior.  Online training video course.  2 parts.  72-page downloadable course material. 25-question final exam. Printable Certificate of Completion. 4 CE hours. This course teaches the student the fundamentals in performing an inspection of the exterior at a residential dwelling using visual-only inspection techniques http://www.nachi.org/fundamentals-exterior.htm
    • Inspecting the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interiors.  Online course. 33 sections. 50 photos, graphics, and diagrams. 40,000 words. 12 quizzes. 60-question final exam. Printable Certificate of Completion. 14 CE hours.  This course teaches the inspector perform an inspection of the attic, insulation, and interior of a residential property.   http://www.nachi.org/interiorcourse.htm
    • How to Inspect Residential Plumbing. Online course.  111 sections. 13 quizzes. Final exam. 8 CE hours. This course teaches the inspector the standards of properly installed plumbing systems and components.  It includes a review of defect recognition, such as leaks, inadequate water supplies, improper drainage, water contamination, and incorrect installations. http://www.nachi.org/plumbingcoursereleased2008.htm
    • How to Perform Mold Inspections.  Online course.  30 sections.  11 quizzes.  Final exam.  12 CE hours. This course teaches the student about mold and how to perform a proper mold inspection.  It includes a review of types of mold, health effects, sampling, lab reports, remediation, and preventing growth. http://www.nachi.org/moldcourse.htm
    • Wood-Destroying Organism Course.  Online course. 28 sections.  13 quizzes.  Final exam.  12 CE hours. Online.  This course teaches the student how to identify and report infestation of wood-destroying organisms that may exist in a building using a visual examination.  The student will also learn to recognize evidence of structural damage and previous treatment.  It is designed for both inspectors and applicators of wood-destroying organisms. http://www.nachi.org/wdocourse.htm
    • 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know.  Online course.  25 sections.  Final exam.  5 CE hours. This course teaches the student about 25 building standards and good practices related to inspecting systems and components in a residential dwelling. http://www.nachi.org/25standardscourse.htm
    • How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion. Online course.  5 quizzes.  Final Exam.  8 CE hours. This course teaches the student how to inspect for moisture intrusion, including recognizing construction defects that produce moisture-related problems.http://www.nachi.org/moisturecourse.htm
    • Radon Measurement Service Provider Course.  Online course. 7 quizzes. 100-question final exam.  12 CE hours.  This very comprehensive course teaches the student about radon, how to perform radon measurements, and how to inspect radon mitigation systems. The course is divided into 20 sections, includes 216 photos and diagrams, instant grading, and a downloadable printable certificate of completion. http://www.nachi.org/radoncourse.htm
    • How to Perform Exterior Inspections Course.  Online course. The purpose of this course is to provide accurate and useful information for performing an inspection of the exterior at a residential property. Course includes: 43 sections; 54,286 words; 135 photos, graphics, and diagrams; 18 quizzes; a 60-question final exam (drawn from a larger pool); instant grading; a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion; and accreditations and state approvals.  http://www.nachi.org/exteriorcourse.htm
    • How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course.  Online course. This course teaches the inspector to perform the HVAC portion of a home inspection. HVAC Inspection course includes: 24 sections; 8 quizzes; 75-question final exam (drawn from a larger pool); instant grading; a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion; and accreditations and state approvals. http://www.nachi.org/hvaccourse.htm
    • Electrical Training Video.  Online training video. The purpose of this training video is to teach good practice on how to perform an inspection of the common components of a residential electrical system, including the service, panelboard, "sub" panel, meter, kitchen, bathroom, and interior. http://www.nachi.org/electrical-training-video.htm
    • InterNACHI Certified Stucco/EIFS Inspector.  Online training video. The purpose of this course is provide property inspectors with advanced training and certification in becoming an InterNACHI Certified Stucco/EIFS Inspector.  http://www.nachi.org/stucco-eifs.htm
    • HVAC Training for Inspectors.  Online training video. The purpose of this training video is to teach good practice on how to properly inspect an HVAC system, including system and component identification, operation cycle, inspection procedures, suggested report narratives and language, and defect-recognition techniques. http://www.nachi.org/hvacclass2008
    • Building Science and Thermal Imaging. Online training video. The purpose of this online video training course is to teach residential and commercial building inspectors the principles of building science and the application of thermal imaging. http://www.nachi.org/buildingsciencethermal.htm
    • IAC2 Mold Inspection Training and Certification.  Online training video. The purpose of the course is to define and teach good practice for conducting a mold inspection of a building.  The student will learn how to find and report mold growth that may exist in a building by performing a visual examination and mold sampling of the building. http://www.nachi.org/videomoldcourse.htm
    • Advanced Inspection of Crawlspaces.  Online training video. The student will obtain an understanding of how to inspect a crawlspace, including using personal protection equipment, the InterNACHI Standards of Practice, an inspection checklist, suggested report narratives and language, and defect recognition. http://www.nachi.tv/ppv/12
    • Introduction to Infrared Thermography Course. Online training video. John McKenna, InterNACHI Infrared Trainer, and Ben Gromicko, Certified Master Inspector, teach you how to perform inspections with an infrared camera. John covers subject matter such as building science, IR camera applications, and image interpretation, while Ben takes you on an actual THERMOGRAPHY inspection and demonstrates how to recognize apparent defects related to moisture, insulation, structure, electric, air infiltration, and energy loss. http://www.nachi.tv/ppv/11
    • LEED Green Building.  Online training video. Bob Hughes from Hughes Construction shows advanced green building systems in a residential home.  http://www.nachi.tv/ppv/9
    • Inspecting Hot Water Tanks. Online training video. Learn how to identify components of gas-fired and electric water heater tanks, recognize defects and safety hazards in relation to modern standards and requirements, explain FVIR - flammable vapor ignition resistance systems, confined spaces, evaluate TPR valves, and more.http://www.nachi.tv/ppv/8
    • Inspecting Means of Egress. Online training video. It's not just about steps! Learn how to inspect and measure stairways, ramps, hallways, doorways, landings, handrails, and emergency escape and rescue openings. http://www.nachi.tv/ppv/6
    • Inspector Challenge Game.  These very short courses and fast-paced final exams are a fun way to challenge yourself and your peers in the inspection community. http://www.nachi.org/challenges.htm