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Commercial Inspector Message Board

Visit our dedicated forum thread titled “Commercial Inspections / CCPIA” on InterNACHI’s message board to discuss commercial inspections and stay up-to-date on CCPIA news and announcements. The forum is the best place to ask technical questions about commercial projects and get business insight from experienced commercial property inspectors. Typically, you can expect a reply to…

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Free One-Year Membership to ClaimIntercept

CCPIA has teamed up with Joe Ferry to offer CCPIA-members a free one-year membership to ClaimIntercept. ClaimIntercept is the cure for the common claim. It provides inspectors with legal services to help fight meritless claims.  For details, visit: Joe Ferry the Home Inspector Lawyer Claim Intercept Email contact@joeferry.com or call 855-MERITLESS (855-637-4853) to register. Be…

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Vestibule Inspection

A vestibule is a completely enclosed unconditioned space that separates the interior of a building from the exterior. It creates an air-locked entrance and acts as an entryway into a larger space, such as a lobby. Its purpose is to reduce stack effect (air movement caused by warmer air rising and colder air falling), and…

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Inspecting Air Curtain Units

An air curtain unit (ACU), also known as an air door, is a mechanical device used to create an invisible barrier between two different environments. It generates a controlled stream of air and projects it across the entire height and width of an opening to create a seal. This airflow seal separates two environments without…

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Visual Inspection of Concrete

Most information available about concrete is written for contractors, for those who design concrete mixes, and for those who perform invasive testing. The information provided here is specifically for those who perform non-invasive, visual inspections of concrete, such as home inspectors or commercial property inspectors using the International Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties. In…