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Commercial Split-System Inspection

About this video: Follow Dillon Winiecki as he inspects multiple split-system units located at a commercial property. A split system is designed to move heat from the inside of a…

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Importance of a Preliminary Walk-Through Survey

About this video: The preliminary walk-through survey is the quintessential procedure for gaining an advantageous position in the inspection process right from the start. The preliminary walk-through is an informal…

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Warehouse Inspection: Loose Roof Deck Insulation

About this video: Section 6.5.10 Attic Ventilation and Insulation of the ComSOP states inspectors are required to inspect the insulation in unfinished spaces. This applies to commercial warehouses where insulation…

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Incline Loading Dock Inspection

About this video: An incline dock slopes away from the building and the dock and provides a gradual upward angle for loading and unloading operations. Since the loading dock is…

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Loading Dock Leveler Inspection

About this video: A loading dock leveler, also referred to as a load leveler, is a piece of equipment commonly found at loading docks in commercial and industrial buildings. Its…

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Macro vs. Micro Viewpoint of Cracks

About this video: There are two viewpoint approaches that commercial property inspectors should employ to assess cracks: Micro viewpoint: Assessing the building from close proximity. Macro viewpoint: Assessing the building…

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Electrical Room Inspection

About this video: An electrical room inspection can encompass a range of equipment. It is important  to know what falls within the scope of the ComSOP and what doesn’t. In…

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Backflow Preventer Basics

About this video: Backflow preventers are addressed in Section 6.5.7 Plumbing of the ComSOP. It states that inspectors should verify the presence of a back-flow prevention device if, in the…

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Building Trap Basics

About this video: A building trap at a commercial building is a plumbing device installed to prevent sewer gasses from entering the building’s interior. It typically consists of a U-shaped…

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Commercial Hard-Coat Stucco Inspection

About this video: Section 6.5.2 Exterior of the ComSOP requires inspectors to identify the type of siding on a building and inspect the siding, flashing and trim. Commercial buildings may…

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Mansard Inspection

About this video: A mansard roof is a roof that rises by inclined planes from all four sides of a building. The sloping roofs on all four sides have two…

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Spray Foam Roof Inspection

About this video: Join Dillon Winiecki as he inspects a spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roof. SPF coating is applied by spraying a liquid onto the existing roof and allowing it…

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Rooftop Solar Inspection

About this video: Join Dillon Winiecki as he discusses how to approach inspecting rooftop solar at commercial buildings following the International Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties (ComSOP). The…

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Fixed Ladder Safety

About this video: Join Rob Claus as he assesses a fixed ladder during a commercial property inspection to safely access a low-slope roof. A fixed ladder is defined as a…

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Account Dashboard Tutorial Video

Welcome to CCPIA! In this video, we provide an overview on navigating your CCPIA member account dashboard. Learn the basics of accessing and managing key features such as account information,…

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Commercial Property Inspectors Roundtable Meeting #5

The Commercial Property Inspectors Roundtable Meeting is hosted monthly by the Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA). This month we discussed: New CCPIA Mentorship Program Inspecting Commercial Properties in SC…

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