Become Infrared Certified®

 
INFRARED CERTIFIED is a federally-issued Registered Certification Mark. For details, visit http://www.nachi.org/ir.htm
    1. Join InterNACHI as a member.
    2. Complete InterNACHI's certification requirements.
    3. Download the certification mark (see below).
    Members have unlimited access to InterNACHI's free, online training. Learn at your own pace, and when you're ready, you can attain over 30 certifications (at no additional cost), including Infrared Certified®.
     
    The Infrared Certified® logo is available at www.nachi.org/infraredcertified.
     
    The Infrared Certified® Registered Trademarked professional designation and trademark logo are available for use to all InterNACHI members who meet the certification requirements (see below). "Infrared-Certified" and the "Infrared Certified" logo are Registered U.S. Trademarks protected by trademark and common law.
    Applying for designation and logo usage permission is simple, fast and free. There are no annual dues or hidden costs. Not a member? Join now.
     

    Certification Requirements (online & free for members): 

    The certification requirements (subject to change) for Infrared Certified® professional designation and logo usage:
      1. You or your inspection company must own, lease or be renting an infrared camera.
      2. You must be a member in good standing of InterNACHI.  Membership requirements are at: http://www.nachi.org/membership.htm
      3. You must complete InterNACHI's online Electrical course (free). 
      4. You must complete InterNACHI's online Plumbing course (free).
      5. You must complete InterNACHI's online Roofing course (free).
      6. You must complete InterNACHI's online HVAC course (free).
      7. You must complete InterNACHI's online Structural course (free).
      8. You must complete InterNACHI's online Exterior Inspection course (free).
      9. You must complete InterNACHI's online Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Inspection course (free).
      10. You must complete InterNACHI's online Moisture Intrusion Inspection course (free).
      11. You must complete at least ten (10) additional hours of training specifically related to building science and thermal infrared imaging. It's up to you to choose the particular training course, provided by either InterNACHI or an InterNACHI Approved School or Instructor. We recommend the following from which to choose:
       12. You must sign and return the application/affidavit (below) to InterNACHI.
     
     

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    Application/Affidavit 
    to use the Infrared Certified™ professional designation and logo
     
    Full Name:   _____________________________________________________
     
    InterNACHI ID#:  NACHI  __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
     
    Company Name (not required):   ________________________________________
     
    Address (kept confidential):   ______________________________________________
     
    Address (kept confidential):   ______________________________________________
     
    City:   ______________________________________________
     
    State or Province:   ___________________________
     
    Zip or Postal Code:   _________________
     
    Country:   _______________________
     
    Phone Number:   _(_______)_____________________
     
    Email Address:   ___________________________@_________________.______
     
    Web Address (not required):   www.___________________________________.______
     
    I hereby attest that the above information is correct, that I or my inspection company owns, leases or is renting an infrared camera, that I am a member of InterNACHI in good standing and I have taken the required courses (listed above).
     
     
    __________________________________________________
    Applicant's Signature 
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    Instructions:
    First, make a clean copy of the application (above).  If you don't know how to copy the application from this webpage, vist: http://www.nachi.org/myowncopy.htm  Then...
      • Mail the above signed application/affidavit to InterNACHI, 1750 30th Street, Boulder, CO, 80301.  
            -or-
      • Fax the above signed application/affidavit to InterNACHI at (650) 429-2057.
            -or-
      • Scan and email the above signed application/affidavit to fastreply@nachi.org
    You will NOT receive approval or confirmation and will only be contacted if something is wrong.  Consider usage permission to be granted upon your application being submitted.   Usage permission holders will eventually be listed on several infrared websites being built, but, again... once you mail, fax, or email your application/affidavit, you are free to use the professional designation and logo.
     
     
    Certificate:
    Download and print your free "Infrared-Certified" certificate: http://www.nachi.org/ir-certificate.htm
     
     
    Trademarks:
    "Infrared-Certified" and the "Infrared Certified" logo are Registered U.S. Trademarks protected by trademark and common law.
     
    Agreements:
    InterNACHI members have access to the Agreement Addendum for Thermal (Infrared) Inspections at http://www.nachi.org/agreement/template/view/4.htm.
     
    To download InterNACHI's Thermal Imaging Addendum to the Commercial Inspection Agreement, visit: http://www.nachi.org/comsop.htm
     
     
    Logo Download:
    To download the "Infrared-Certified" logo, visit: http://www.nachi.org/infraredcertified.htm.  The logo is designed to look particularly nice on websites.
     
     
    Infrared Camera:
           
     
    Forum:
    Visit InterNACHI's free, interactive message board forum dedicated to thermal imaging and infrared cameras: http://www.nachi.org/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=58
     
     
    SEO:
    Make sure you've added thermal imaging services to our search engines.  Many real estate agents use www.InspectorLocator.com to find a one-stop inspector that offers all the inspections needed.  There is no cost to list your ancillary services (such as thermal imaging) on our search engines. Visit: http://www.nachi.org/ancillary.htm
     
     
    Decals:
    CLICK HERE to order your Infrared Certified truck decals.
    Order your free Infrared Certified truck decals.
     
     
     
    Patches:
     
    Order your free Infrared Certified sew-on patches.
     
     
     
    Infrared Certified Registered Logo:

     
     
     
    Infrared-Certified Software Logo:
     
    Other websites in development:
     
    Green Resources:
     
    Questions?  
    Visit InterNACHI's free, interactive message board forum dedicated to thermal imaging and infrared cameras: http://www.nachi.org/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=58 or email fastreply@nachi.org
     
    Training and Information:
     

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