Thermal Imaging for Home Inspectors with John McKenna

Free Live, Online Class on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Open to Everyone

In this class you will learn tips and tricks of the trade from real world use of a thermal imaging camera during various aspects of a building inspection. There will topics on the influence of the environment, both inside and out, and what affect it can have on your infrared camera. You will learn how some items can appear and disappear from your viewer screen and influence of several factors that can cause this to happen. The class will cover the subject of emissivity, reflection, transmission, delta-t and thermal mass and more.... There will be sections on the history of thermography, how to write reports, liability issues and ways to earn various income streams that are within and outside the normal home inspection clientele. Plus, factors to consider when buying an infrared camera and what to look for when selecting the type of training you need based on your plans. It is a fast paced class, with a time for questions and answers during the final session.

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John McKenna, your class instructor

Ben Gromicko, your class host

How to Find Defects During a Home Inspection Class (free, live, online)

How do you find defects during a home inspection?

  • If you’re looking at something in a home, how do you know if it’s a defect or not?
  • How do you define what a defect is?
  • What is a “material defect” as defined by the Standards of Practice?
  • What if the home was built to code many years ago, is that thing still a defect?

These are all good questions. In this free, online class, we’ll answer all of these questions and more. In this live class, you’ll learn how to find defects during a home inspection using a standard inspection procedure, the standards of practice, and inspection tools and report writing software. The class is free, online, live and recorded. So, register now, and I’ll see you in class.

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Home Inspection Training Class #20 (free, live, online)

Fri, Oct 7, 2016 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT (evening class).

1.0 InterNACHI Continuing Education Hour


Learn how to perform a home inspection according to a Standards of Practice. In this free, live class, we'll review hundreds of inspection images and the inspection report from a recent home inspection performed by the instructor. We'll discuss infrared, branding and marketing, and tools. You can ask questions through a live, online chat. Everyone who registers for the free class will receive a link to the video recording of the class. So, register now.