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CCPIA In-Person Training - Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association

Advanced Building System Applications 2-Day Class (Boulder, CO)

This two-day, in-person class will help you take your commercial property inspection business to the next level. In a series of lectures and class discussions, students will learn about cost estimating and reporting through a deeper understanding of building maintenance. The student will walk away with a trained eye for identifying and communicating property conditions…

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How to Determine Inspection Prices and Write Proposals

Goal This course teaches common operating procedures for commercial property inspectors, including writing proposals and calculating fees. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: describe the types of commercial property inspection clients; define the different types of commercial buildings and describe their differentiating factors for pricing and inspecting; develop…

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Repair Pricer Offers Discount for CCPIA Members

Repair Pricer offer is now offering an exclusive discount to CCPIA members for commercial cost-to-cure reports. The reports provide repair and replacement cost estimates for defects and other concerns identified during a commercial property inspection. Repair Pricer saves inspectors time by eliminating the need to compile estimates, and can be sold to clients as an…

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Commercial Property Inspection Classes in North Carolina

5 Senses Inspector Training: WB Treece Consultants hosts the following in-person classes in Raleigh, North Carolina for commercial property inspectors. The classes are led by Britt Treece, CMI®. He is a member of CCPIA, a CCPIA education developer, and the author of Report Writing for Commercial Property Inspectors Course. CCPIA 201 (Intermediate Site Visit with…

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Commercial Property Inspection: Walking a Low-Slope Roof

About this video: This video covers an inspection of an office building’s roof. First, you will see a white coating (elastomeric and reflective). It is there to protect the roof and add waterproofing and reflective measures. According to the owner of the building, the interior temperature of the building has dropped considerably as a result…

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Introduction to Report Writing for Commercial Property Inspectors

Goal This course teaches the student how to write and structure a commercial property inspection report. Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: effectively communicate findings in writing use a variety of techniques to clearly present information design and structure inspection commercial property inspection reports prepare cumulative and summary…

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Competitor Analysis for Commercial Property Inspectors

Whether starting a new standalone business for commercial property inspections or building a commercial division within an existing company, it is important to develop and work with a business plan. Established companies should revisit plans annually, at minimum, to assess strengths and weaknesses as the business evolves and alter their course if needed. Many inspectors…

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Fenestration: Exterior Doors

The inspection of exterior doors falls under two different sections of the ComSOP: 6.5.2 Exterior and 6.5.11 Doors, Windows, and Interiors. When inspecting exterior doors, an inspector should look at: the main entry doors, service doors, sliding glass doors, and overhead and loading dock doors. It is important to know each of the different types…

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Fenestration: Curtain Walls, Window Walls, and Storefronts

Fenestration refers to the arrangement of windows and doors on the exterior of a building, including any glass panel, window, door, curtain wall, or skylight unit. Fenestration can include any building materials that are used to create an opening between the exterior and interior, but glass is the most commonly used material because of its…

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Commercial Doors, Window, and Interior Inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors®

About this video: This video demonstrates an inspection of doors, window, walls, and ceilings in commercial buildings. It also discusses the importance of creating a route for the inspection to ensure no items are overlooked.   Additional Resources for Commercial Property Inspections: Commercial Property Elevator Inspection at InterNACHI’s Pennsylvania House of Horrors® Commercial Property Plumbing…

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Continuing Education for New York Home Inspectors

The Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA) offers in-person continuing education classes for licensed home inspectors in New York State. How many continuing education hours do New York home inspectors need? According to the New York Division of Licensing, New York-licensed home inspectors are required to complete 24 hours of approved continuing education within their…

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Commercial Property Inspector Lands Jobs for $12K and $25K in One Month

Commercial Property Inspector Lands Jobs for $12K and $25K in One Month “I want to give a big shout-out to CCPIA. We have been inspecting multi-family properties and all other types of commercial properties for over 20 years. We have been reasonably successful over this time, but since joining CCPIA, there has been a notable difference in…

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Continuing Education Approvals

Department of Business and Professional Regulation for Florida Home Inspectors International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI®) New York State for Florida Home Inspectors Oregon Construction Contractors Board for Oregon Home Inspectors

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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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