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Continuing Education for Florida Home Inspectors

The Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA) has been approved as a Continuing Education provider for licensed home inspectors in Florida. Here is our Continuing Education Provider information issued by the DBPR: Provider Approval #: 0009308 License #: PVD139 Effective: 10/10/2022 Expires: 05/31/2023 How many continuing education hours do Florida home inspectors need? According to…

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Electric Baseboard Heater Inspection Video

About this video: Watch this video to learn how to inspect electrical baseboard heaters using CCPIA’s Electric Baseboard Heater Checklist. Electric baseboard heaters are zonal heaters controlled by thermostats located within each room. Baseboard heaters contain electric heating elements encased in metal pipes. The pipes, surrounded by aluminum fins to aid heat transfer, run the…

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Mini-Split (Ductless) Heat Pump Inspection Video

About this video: Watch this video to learn how to inspect a mini-split ductless heat pump using CCPIA’s mini-split unit inspection checklist. A mini-split heat pump is a source of heating and cooling in commercial spaces. It is also referred to as a ductless heat pump, since no ductwork is required to distribute the conditioned…

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Rooftop Unit (RTU) Inspection Video

About this video: Watch this video to learn how to inspect a rooftop unit (RTU) and follow along using CCPIA’s Rooftop Unit Inspection Checklist. RTUs are commercial buildings’ most widely used heating and cooling units. It’s sometimes called a package unit, as all its components are contained in one unit. The video will review its…

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Commercial Property Heating and Ventilation Inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®

About this video: Join Rob Claus, CMI®, as he performs a commercial heating and ventilation inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®. He inspects a packaged rooftop unit (unit), mini-split heat pumps, and electrical baseboard heaters. He also describes how to handle units found in the “off” position during inspections. Follow along using CCPIA’s Commercial…

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Commercial Property Electrical Inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®

About this video: Follow Rob Claus, CMI®, as he performs a commercial electrical inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®. He starts at the building’s exterior to identify and inspect the main electrical service. Then, he moves to the interior to assess the electrical equipment in the electrical room and discusses other electrical elements found…

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Office Cooking Area Inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®

About this video: Follow Rob Claus, CMI®, as he performs a kitchen/breakroom inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®. He addresses the similarities this portion of the inspection has to home inspections and discusses the key elements to inspect and report to commercial clients.   Additional Resources for Commercial Property Inspections: Commercial Property Plumbing Inspection…

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Commercial Property Plumbing Inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®

About This Video: Follow Rob Claus, CMI®, as he performs a commercial property plumbing inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®. He starts the inspection at the backflow preventer and discusses the varying locations for this device in commercial buildings. He also assesses piping, restroom fixtures, and a commercial water heater.   Additional Resources for…