Although Washington, D.C. doesn’t have requirements regarding insurance for home inspectors, many local real estate boards and home inspector business franchises require their affiliate members to meet certain coverage standards. InterNACHI members are eligible for discounts and enhanced coverage. Visit nachi.org/insurance for information on how to sign up.
Live Training at the InterNACHI School
The InterNACHI School offers world-class, accredited inspection training by the best instructors in the industry at our facility in Boulder, Colorado.
Take a class, enjoy free refreshments, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors –- an entire house with 1,000 defects built inside The InterNACHI School.
After joining as a member, you'll have access to everything you need
to be successful, including all of InterNACHI's online training,
certifications, Continuing Education, marketing, and business services. InterNACHI has everything you need, all in one place.
Free Marketing for Licensed Real Estate Agents (free for members):
Licensed real estate professionals in DC can attain free
Continuing Education credits by contacting their local InterNACHI
member. This is a great marketing strategy for inspectors who promote
their businesses to licensed real estate agents. When a real estate
professional logs into a course and enters the
InterNACHI member's ID number, the member will be automatically
notified by email.
Radon Tester Certification in Washington, DC (online & free for members)
Although Washington DC does not regulate radon testing, the Washington DC Department of Energy & Environment recommends hiring someone that is certified by AARST-NRPP or NRSB. Visit the Washington DC website for details.
Home Energy Inspector™ Certification (online & free for members):
Become a Certified Home Energy Inspector™. The online training and
certification is free for members. No infrared, no blower door, and no
additional training needed. Visit nachi.org/home-energy-inspector
Home Energy Score Assessor (online & free for members):
The Home Energy Score is similar to a vehicle's miles-per-gallon rating, and any qualified inspector in the U.S. can generate a Home Energy Score in less than an hour. The Home Energy Score provides:
a score on a scale of 1 to 10;
facts about the home and its energy use; and
recommendations generated by the U.S. Department of Energy to improve the score and energy efficiency.
Roof Data Technician (free for members to participate):
The Roof Data Technician Program, developed by InterNACHI and Owens Corning and Lowe's,
provides an additional revenue stream for InterNACHI members who are
hired by Owens Corning as part of a roof warranty claim resolution
process. (This program is operational in the United States only.) To participate in the program, visit nachi.org/roof.