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Forum: Student Discussions 2/28/18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,032
Views: 79,018
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Fireplace Hearth Extension Requirements. The...

Fireplace Hearth Extension Requirements. The hearth and the hearth extension shall extend a minimum of 36 inches (914 mm) from the back of the firebox to the end of the hearth extension. Hearth...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/28/18, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4,032
Views: 79,018
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Stack Effect, or commonly known as "chimney...

Stack Effect, or commonly known as "chimney effect," is the movement of air in and out of buildings, chimneys, flue stacks, or other containers, resulting from air buoyancy. Buoyancy occurs due to a...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/20/18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 3,925
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
The Thermal Imaging Camera is an invaluable tool...

The Thermal Imaging Camera is an invaluable tool for comprehensive roof inspections. When utilized in the attic portion of the inspection, it can help to determine if the roof surface suffers from...
Forum: Student Discussions 2/20/18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 3,925
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
This is a detail of the flat roof covering the...

This is a detail of the flat roof covering the garage on the west facing aspect of the property. The current owner stated that it was replaced last year (2016). It is comprised of 3 layers of rolled...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 12/21/15, 4:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,350
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Forum: Student Discussions 12/13/15, 6:41 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,942
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Re: Meth House Hazards and Remediation Course

When performing an inspection on a suspected meth house, it is imperative that a Chain of Custody is followed at all times as it relates to samples that are taken. Always ensure that the least amount...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/8/15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 19,556
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Re: "Inspecting HVAC Energy Efficiency"

As we've learned through many other NACHI training programs, the furnace is the heart of every home. Not only is it the most costly system to operate and maintain, but it is one of the most vital...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/8/15, 12:02 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,396
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Re: "Home Energy Blower Door Training" online video course

While inspecting garages and pull down attic ladders as part of the Home Energy Blower Door training program, it is paramount to be on the lookout or any signs of air infiltration. The garage goes...
Forum: Student Discussions 12/3/15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 26,350
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Re: "How To Perform Energy Audits" Course

When having an Energy Audit performed, the homeowner can learn many valuable things about their home. Most importantly, they can learn about ways to make their home more energy efficient. Some ways...
Forum: Canadian Home Inspectors 9/8/14, 9:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,881
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Re: Canadian Home Inspectors Training Centre.

Raises more questions then it answers. I understand this venture is new and all, but having ALL your information online first before posting the website address to InterNACHI may have been a better...
Forum: Student Discussions 9/18/13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 53,566
Posted By Brian A. Edwards
Re: "How to Inspect Manufactured and Mobile Homes" online course

I'm in the same boat as you Ron. I have attempted this exam at least 5 times, all with failing grades. Is this a case of the "shall" vs "should" rules? For many of the questions I have encountered, I...
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