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Introduction to Commercial Property Inspections 4-Day Class (Bloomsburg, PA)

This four-day, in-person class will help individuals confidently enter the commercial sector of the inspection industry. In a series of lectures and class discussions, students will learn about the most significant differences between commercial and residential inspections, ranging from business practices to building systems and components. Students will also perform a mock inspection of the…

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CCPIA Sponsors Exterior Design Institute (EDI)

BOULDER, Colo. (Sept. 19, 2022) — CCPIA is now officially a proud Platinum Sponsor of the Exterior Design Institute (EDI). EDI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization for professionals working in building construction and repair, particularly as the work relates to a building’s exterior envelope. The organization offers in-person seminars, webinars, and online courses to…

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Emails for Marketing to Commercial Real Estate Agents

Commercial property inspectors can use the following email templates to market their services to commercial real estate agents, brokers, and investors. For help in identifying the big players in your area, please read CCPIA’s article Getting Started as a Commercial Property Inspector: Defining Your Service Area. The following email templates provide a good starting point…

Resources for Pricing Commercial Property Inspections

There are several approaches inspectors can take to determine the cost of an inspection. The following resources provide tools, calculations, and other information to help inspectors put their own procedures in place. Online Fee Calculators These tools help inspectors calculate an inspection fee based on the inputted information about the subject property and variables specific…

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Plumbing Devices for Waste Control at Commercial Properties

Commercial properties can have unique storm and wastewater drainage design features and plumbing devices. Most of these features and devices are installed in buildings to protect the watershed or municipal systems from contamination by certain substances and to prevent sewer blockages and damage to plumbing systems. Businesses requiring these features and devices include restaurants, car…

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Assessing the Main Water Service at Commercial Buildings

Commercial property inspections entail an assessment of the water service. This portion of the inspection should begin with locating the main water service/supply leading into the building. The main water service/supply could be located anywhere at the property, and some buildings may have several locations, such as at multiple tenant properties. The main water shut-off…