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ICC Approves CCPIA’s Commercial Property Inspection Standards of Practice Course

International Code Council (ICC) has approved Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association’s (CCPIA) Commercial Property Inspection Standards of Practice Course for 0.40 CEUs. Course type: On-Demand Course #: 24824 This online course includes a series of videos and readings that review Section 1 through 9 of the International Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties (ComSOP). …

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Reinforced Concrete Structures: Conventionally Reinforced Concrete vs. Pre-Stressed Concrete

Terms You Should Know: post-tensioning: a pre-stressing technique where steel strands are tensioned after the concrete is cast pre-stressed: concrete that undergoes internal stresses from reinforcing steel strands to offset tension stress of future loads pre-tensioning: a pre-stressing technique where steel strands are tensioned prior to the concrete being cast rebar: nickname for reinforcing bar…

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Anatomy of a Commercial Property Inspection Proposal

Commercial Property Inspection Format: Introduction Property Address & Building Description Standards of Practice Scope of Work Fees & Retainer Establish Your Delivery Timeframe & Method Create an Expiration Date Acceptance How to Draft a Commercial Property Inspection Proposal The client may have limited experience with commercial property inspections and building systems and components, so it…

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Commercial Property Inspection Proposal Template

Once the inspector establishes a fee for his/her services, he or she needs to present it to their client for approval and acceptance. Unlike a residential inspection, where the inspector typically discusses the fee and schedules the inspection during the initial conversation, in most cases, the fee for a commercial property inspection should be formally…

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Order Technical Rendering of Inspection Images

CCPIA grants members a non-exclusive, non-transferable worldwide license to all of its inspection images that display copyright ©CCPIA.org, as long as they remain a member of CCPIA. Many of these images are found within CCPIA’s online courses, articles, and in-person training presentations. CCPIA also provides members with an opportunity to order inspection images based on…

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ICC approves CCPIA’s Standard Accessibility Inspection for Existing Commercial Buildings Course

International Code Council (ICC) has approved Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association’s (CCPIA) Standard Accessibility Inspection for Existing Commercial Buildings Course for 0.60 CEUs. Course type: On-Demand Course #: 23910 This online course reviews the Accessibility Inspection Report found in Section 15 of the International Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties (ComSOP) and teaches the…

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COVID-19: A Guide for Commercial Property Inspectors

(Last updated:  March 31, 2020) I. Introduction II. What Is COVID-19? III. Resources to Track the Spread of COVID-19 in North America and Globally IV. Resources to Track Legislation Related to COVID-19 V. COVID-19 Safety Standards VI. Standards Specific to Commercial Property Inspectors VII. Incorporating Safety Standards and Policies Companywide VIII. Print and Video Resources…