Ben Gromicko

InterNACHI
1750 30th Street
Boulder, CO 80301
ben@internachi.org
 

InterNACHI, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (www.nachi.org)

 
Chief Operating Officer
Education Director
 
Ben Gromicko is responsible for the management, administration and efficient operation of the InterNACHI Education Department, its programs, instructors, and the InterNACHI School. He enforces University policies and regulations. He is responsible for the academic, personnel, financial, marketing and administrative affairs of InterNACHI University. He is responsible for directing and communicating the vision and goals of the InterNACHI University. 

Additional responsibilities include:
  • managing course development, instruction, administration, assessment, and continuous improvement and expansion the InterNACHI curriculum and NACHI.TV content;
  • working in collaboration with state and provincial governmental regulation bodies, schools, instructors, and other education directors throughout the world, including industry experts and resources specific to the property inspection and real estate industries;
  • managing of live classrooms, schools, and instructors; and
  • obtaining governmental approvals of InterNACHI's educational courses and programs.
 

NACHI.TV (www.nachi.tv)

Executive Producer
 
Gromicko is the author and producer of online training videos, classes and courses, including related course books, quizzes, and exams for property inspectors, contractors and real estate professionals. Gromicko is responsible for managing and planning various aspects of video production, including the overall development and quality of the video production. Gromicko has authored, scripted, filmed, edited and produced hundreds of videos since 2007. NACHI.TV provides free lives, online classes for everyone. 

Instructor

Since 2009, Gromicko has taught over 30,000 students who registered for live online classes hosted on www.NACHI.TV
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Certified Distance Education Instructor

Ben Gromicko is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (Instructor # 67422), an internationally-recognized certification from the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC, www.idecc.org). InterNACHI provides online training and Continuing Education approved by the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO, www.arello.org/index.cfm/programs/distance-education), and is a member of the Distance Education and Training Council (www.detc.org).
 

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:

 

Education:   

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (1992)
  • Teaching Certificate, Education. Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (1993)  
  • https://www.nachi.org/ben-j-gromicko.htm
 

Inspector:

 

Inspector Certifications:

  • Member of ASHI, 2001-2004
  • Member of InterNACHI, 1997-Present
  • PA Certified Radon Testing Individual, PA#1882
  • Certified Master Inspector®, 2006 - present
  • Certified Wood Infestation Insect Inspector, PA, 2000-2007
  • 2000-2007: Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Lead Paint Hazard Risk Assessor. Trained by Tom Reinhard, AllSafe Environmental, 375 Criswell Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007. (717) 258-4109. Certification #003090 Certification #003090.
 

Author of Standards of Practice:

  • International Residential Standards of Practice for InterNACHI. Authored the original, first draft of the standards in 1996. Current version is located at https://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 https://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
  • Home Inspector Job Task Analysis. Facilitated the development and publication of the analysis in 2010. InterNACHI's Home Inspector Job Task Analysis is intended to list all of the tasks a home inspector may perform, as well as the knowledge, abilities, and skills required to do these tasks.
 

Author of Textbooks:

  1. Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation, & Interior Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
  2. Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect the Exterior Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
  3. Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect Stoves, Fireplaces and Chimneys Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2012.
  4. Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect Pools and Spas Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2008.
  5. Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
  6. Gromicko, Ben. Residential Plumbing Overview Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2007.
  7. Gromicko, Ben. How to Inspect HVAC Systems Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
  8. Gromicko, Ben. How to Perform Radon Inspections Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2010.
  9. Gromicko, Ben. How to Perform Mold Inspections Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
  10. Gromicko, Ben. 25 Standards Every Home Inspector Should Know Textbook. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2009.
  11. Gromicko, Ben. Wood-Destroying Insect Inspection Field Guide. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2010.
  12. Gromicko, Ben. Home Energy Book. InterNACHI. Colorado. 2013.
 

Author of Home Maintenance Books 

 

Author of Online Courses

As of November 2017, Gromicko has authored 77 online courses of InterNACHI's curriculum available at www.nachi.org/education:

  1. Home Inspection Business Course
  2. Advanced Residential Roof Inspection Course
  3. Residential Structural Design for Home Inspectors Course
  4. Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors Course
  5. How to Inspect the Exterior Course
  6. How to Inspect Lawn Irrigation Systems Course 
  7. How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course
  8. How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course
  9. How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys Course
  10. How to Perform Deck Inspections Course
  11. How to Inspect Pools and Spas Course
  12. How to Inspect Septic Systems Course
  13. How to Perform Energy Audits Course
  14. The House as a System Course
  15. Energy Movement for Inspectors Course
  16. Comfort and Climate for Inspectors Course
  17. Indoor Air Quality for Inspectors Course
  18. How to Perform Mold Inspections Course
  19. Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course
  20. Wood-Destroying Organisms Inspection Course
  21. How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Course
  22. Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Class
  23. 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Course
  24. Customer Service and Communication for Inspectors Course
  25. Inspecting Commercial Electrical Systems Course
  26. Inspecting Commercial HVAC Systems Course
  27. Inspecting Portable Fire Extinguishers Course
  28. InterNACHI Residential Standards of Practice Course
  29. InterNACHI Membership Code of Ethics Course
  30. Advanced Electrical Inspection Training Course
  31. Advanced HVAC Training for Inspectors Course
  32. How to Perform Deck Inspections Video Course
  33. How to Inspect Manufactured and Mobile Homes Course
  34. Advanced Inspection of Crawlspaces Course
  35. Infrared Thermography Inspection Training Course
  36. Building Science and Infrared Thermal Imaging Course
  37. Performing a Home Energy Audit Course
  38. Inspecting Means of Egress Course
  39. How to Inspect Water Heater Tanks Course
  40. Advanced Mold Inspection Training
  41. Advanced Stucco & EIFS Inspection Training for Home Inspectors
  42. Calculating Envelope Energy Loss
  43. How to Perform Wind Mitigation Inspections 
  44. Illinois Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course
  45. Illinois Standards of Practice and Legal Issues for Home Inspectors
  46. Indiana Licensure Law & Regulations for Home Inspectors Course
  47. Indiana Online Pre-Licensing Course for Home Inspectors
  48. Texas TREC Standard Inspection Form and Report Writing
  49. 8-Hour Texas TREC Standards of Practice/Legal/Ethics Update
  50. Texas TREC Wood-Destroying Insect Inspection, Treatment & Reporting
  51. Wind and Hail Damage Inspections
  52. Wind & Hail Roof Inspection and Replacement
  53. Ladder Safety Training
  54. Exterior Safety for Inspectors and Contractors
  55. Professionalism: Sales, Customer Service & Communication
  56. General Roof Inspection 
  57. 10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection
  58. Lead-Safe Work Practices
  59. Inspecting Asphalt Shingle Roofs
  60. Inspecting Wood Shingle and Shake Roofs
  61. Inspecting Tile Roofs
  62. Inspecting Metal Roofs
  63. Inspecting Slate Roofs
  64. Appliance Inspection for Home Inspectors
  65. How to Inspect Appliances According to Texas TREC Standards
  66. Inspecting HVAC Energy Efficiency
  67. Home Energy Blower Door Training
  68. Fundamentals of Inspecting the Exterior
  69. Nevada Home Inspectors Standards of Practice and Legal Rules 
  70. Defect Recognition and Report Writing
  71. Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program
  72. Home Energy Score for Real Estate Professionals Course
  73. TREC Home Energy Score for Real Estate Professionals Course
  74. Saving Home Energy for Real Estate Professionals Course
  75. Home Energy Efficiency for Real Estate Professionals Course
  76. Florida Adjusters Course
  77. Florida Mold Assessor & Remediator CE Course
 

Executive Producer of Inspector Videos

Gromicko has produced over 400 videos related to home inspections that are hosted and available at Gromicko's YouTube Channel and InterNACHI's YouTube Channel
 

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