Although Maine 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.
Hands-On Training at House of Horrors®
Experience world-class inspection training and InterNACHI® member events at our House of Horrors® locations in Colorado and Florida. The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® is an entire house with 1,000 defects built under our roof. Register for a free event, take training, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors®.
real estate agents can attain free Continuing Education credits to help them keep their licenses current. InterNACHI has free informational cards that members can hand out to real estate agents that explain how to log into the
When an agent logs into a course and enters the member's ID number,
the member is automatically emailed. The first slide of the course includes the member's contact information.
Radon Tester Certification (online & free for members)
The Maine Division of Environmental Health's Radon Section accepts all National Environmental Health Association’s National Radon Proficiency Program (NEHA-NRPP)-approved radon courses for both initial training and Continuing Education. Visit the Maine website for details. InterNACHI's free, online Advanced Radon Measurement
Service Provider Course is both NRPP-, AARST-approved for initial training and Continuing Education, and NRSB-approved for Continuing Education credit.
Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free for members)
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.
To become a Home Energy Score Assessor, you must: (a) be an InterNACHI-Certified Home Energy Inspector (online & free for members); (b) complete the 3D-house training (online & free for members); (c) agree to participate in a Quality Assurance Plan with other local Home Energy Inspectors (free for members); and (d)email Jazmin to participate in the program.