This three-day, in-person class will help individuals confidently enter the commercial sector of the inspection industry. Students will learn about the most significant differences between commercial and residential inspections, ranging from business operations to building systems and components.

Day 1: During the morning session, students will learn about the most important procedures for operating a commercial property inspection business, including the ComSOP, bidding jobs, writing proposals and reports, and other insider tips for getting business. Students will learn about commercial roofing systems in the afternoon, including the main types of systems, common defects, and roof safety.

Day 2: During the morning session, students will learn about commercial electrical systems, including common components and how to approach large-scale systems. Students also look at 3-phase electrical displays and report-worthy items in our electrical room. The most common commercial HVAC designs, installations, and deficiencies are reviewed in the afternoon.

Day 3: During the morning session, students will learn about commercial structures and how they differ from single-family homes. Students also perform a structural assessment of our building. Commercial plumbing is reviewed in the afternoon, starting with the water service through distribution and the system’s critical components.

Class Dates & Registration

Class Date: July 27-29, 2022 (from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day)
Venue: InterNACHI® Headquarters & House of Horrors I (Boulder, CO 80301 United States)
Cost: 

CCPIA members: $1,250.00
Non-members: $1,500.00

Depending on local mandates, students may be required to wear a mask during the class. The class size is limited to 24 students, so reserve your spot now!

Instructor Video & Student Testimonials

Hotel Deals & Additional Information

Rob Claus, CMI® – Commercial Inspection Report Writing, Inspection Pricing and Fees, Commercial Plumbing, and Commercial HVAC

Ray Kline, CMI® – Commercial Electrical

Ron Huffman, CMI®, P.E., M.B.A – Commercial Structure

Students will receive a Certificate of Completion for completing this class. It is approved for InterNACHI® and ICC continuing education. Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Implement business strategies to better compete in the commercial inspection industry, improve your safety, and reduce your liability.
  • Take inventory of building systems and components and determine if a specialty consultant is needed for a more in-depth assessment.
  • Effectively work with specialty consultants and communicate your findings with your clients.

The class is a series of lectures and class discussions. Students will also use training displays to learn about components. We cannot provide a copy of our PowerPoint slides, but you will receive your own binder containing relevant class materials.

Be sure to bring your preferred note-taking materials. Laptops are permitted. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages will be provided.

Please visit nachi.org/school/visiting-boulder for directions and nearby accommodations.