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 the Infrared Certified certification requirements (scroll down this page).
    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.
     
     
     

    Infrared Certified® Certification Requirements (online & free for members): 

    To become Infrared Certified® and use the Infrared Certified® logo, an individual must complete all thirteen (13) requirements listed below:
      1. You must join InterNACHI as a member.
      2. You must complete the InterNACHI certification requirements and become a Certified Professional Inspector® (online & free for members).
      3. You or your inspection company must own, lease or be renting an infrared camera.
      4. You must complete InterNACHI's online Electrical course (online & free for members).
      5. You must complete InterNACHI's online Plumbing course (online & free for members).
      6. You must complete InterNACHI's online Roofing course (online & free for members).
      7. You must complete InterNACHI's online HVAC course (online & free for members).
      8. You must complete InterNACHI's online Structural course (online & free for members).
      9. You must complete InterNACHI's online Exterior Inspection course (online & free for members).
      10. You must complete InterNACHI's online Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Inspection course (online & free for members).
      11. You must complete InterNACHI's online Moisture Intrusion Inspection course (online & free for members).
      12. You must complete at least ten (10) ADDITIONAL training hours (in addition to the training listed above) 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.
        1. InterNACHI's online Infrared Thermography Inspection Training video course (5 hours) (online & free for members).
        2. Infrared Camera Inspection for Home Inspectors (0.5 hours) (online & free for members).
        3. InterNACHI's online The House as a System course (2 hours) (online & free for members).
        4. InterNACHI's online Energy Movement (2 hours) (online & free for members).
        5. InterNACHI's online Building Science and Thermal Imaging course (5 hours) (online & free for members).
        6. InterNACHI's online Indoor Air Quality for Inspectors (1 hour) (online & free for members).
        7. InterNACHI's online Home Energy Blower Door Training course (3 hours) (online & free for members).
        8. InterNACHI's online Performing a Home Energy Audit course (2 hours) (online & free for members).
        9. Infrared Certification Course with John McKenna at http://www.infrared-certified.com/ (for a fee).
      13. You must sign and submit to InterNACHI the application/affidavit (below).
     
     

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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 training (listed above).
     
    ________________________________________________
    Applicant's Signature 
     
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    Submit Your Affidavit:

    1. Make a clean copy of the application/affidavit (see above).  If you don't know how to copy the application from this webpage, visit: http://www.nachi.org/myowncopy.htm
    2. Mail or email the application/affidavit to InterNACHI at:
      • InterNACHI, IR Department, 1750 30th Street, Suite 301, Boulder, CO 80301
      • fastreply@nachi.org
    You will NOT receive approval or confirmation. You will only be contacted if something is incorrect or your application is denied. Consider usage permission to be granted upon your application being submitted. To receive inspection leads, update your membership profile http://www.nachi.org/profileintro.htm and list your inspection service at http://www.nachi.org/ancillary.htm.
     

    Additional Information for Infrared Certified®:

     
    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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