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ICC Approves CCPIA’s Commercial Property Inspection 2-Day Boot Camp

International Code Council (ICC) has approved Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association’s (CCPIA) ICC Approves CCPIA’s Commercial Property Inspection 2-Day Boot Camp for 1.6 CEUs. Course type: In-Person Course #: 30790 This two-day, in-person training will help inspectors adopt the mindset to effectively offer commercial property inspections and navigate the commercial real estate environment. Students will learn…

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ICC Approves CCPIA’s Introduction to Commercial Property Inspections 3-Day Class

International Code Council (ICC) has approved Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association’s (CCPIA) ICC Approves CCPIA’s Introduction to Commercial Property Inspections 3-Day Class for 2.7 CEUs. Course type: In-Person Course #: 30789 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…

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Free Commercial Property Maintenance Book for CCPIA Members

Members of CCPIA are eligible for a free copy of Commercial Property Maintenance by Scott Harris, CMI®. He has 35+ years of international engineering, construction, and inspection experience. He is also the instructor of CCPIA’s Commercial Property Inspection 2-Day Boot Camp. This book provides excellent insight for commercial property inspectors. It reviews the items of…

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Commercial Property Inspection 2-Day Boot Camp

The commercial property inspection industry can be intimidating to enter. This two-day, in-person training will help inspectors adopt the mindset to effectively offer commercial property inspections and navigate the commercial real estate environment. Students will learn inspection procedures and business practices needed to help them succeed. This class is ideal for home inspectors interested in…

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What Inspectors Are Saying About CCPIA

What Inspectors Are Saying About CCPIA “We’ve been doing commercial inspections for quite a few years, but it wasn’t until we joined CCPIA that we started getting a lot more business… if you’ve been on the fence, wondering if the membership fee is worth it, let me be the first one to tell you that…

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New Feature Allows Members Up to 3 Directory Listing Locations

CCPIA has introduced a new feature that allows members to add up to three business listing locations in its directory. The CCPIA Commercial Property Inspectors Directory allows consumers and commercial real estate professionals to find qualified inspectors in their area for their commercial inspection projects. Members can enable and manage their directory listings from their…

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Introduction to Commercial Property Inspections 3-Day Class

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. The class will help students become familiar with commercial systems, including the roofing, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and…

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CCPIA Announces New Monthly Membership Option

CCPIA is pleased to announce a new monthly membership subscription option. The Monthly All-Access Commercial Inspector Membership is $39 per month. The Yearly All-Access Commercial Inspector Membership is also available at $399 per year.  New members can choose a subscription under the Membership Subscription Options section on the registration form. Existing members can manage their…

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CCPIA Member Charged $15,000 for One Inspection Video Testimonial

“Almost concurrently with our growth was a membership to the Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association. I think I almost attribute most of our success to that membership. I’ve used the ComSOP as our Standard exclusively… Those Standards have directly provided me with the opportunity to inspect a high school recently. That was a $15,000 inspection…

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What to Do When the Owner of a Commercial Property Asks the Inspector for a Copy of the Inspector’s Certificate of Insurance or Asks to Be Named as an Additional Insured

by Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M., and Nick Gromicko A commercial inspector generally works for a prospective purchaser of a property, but sometimes the owner of the property (the seller) asks the inspector for a copy of the inspector’s certificate of insurance (COI), or asks to be added to the inspector’s liability policy as an additional…

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New Website Accessibility Features at CCPIA.org

The CCPIA website has new features that improve its accessibility. CCPIA is committed to providing commercial property inspection education and business resources that are accessible to the broadest possible audience. The features make the website, including the online courses, accessible to all people, such as visually impaired people, and people with motor impairments, cognitive disabilities,…

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Inspecting for Exit Signs and Emergency Lighting at Commercial Buildings

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. Commercial building owners and managers must ensure the proper implementation of safety features to protect occupants. For instance, exit signs and emergency lighting are essential safety features that illuminate the path to safety in low-visibility situations. Commercial inspectors should find these features at all types of commercial…

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CCPIA Commercial Property Inspector Newsletter

Subscribe to CCPIA’s Commercial Property Inspector Newsletter to learn about what’s new with the Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association and the industry at large! Recent Issues: January 2022 CCPIA Commercial Property Inspector Newsletter December 2021 CCPIA Commercial Property Inspector Newsletter November 2021 CCPIA Commercial Property Inspector Newsletter October 2021 CCPIA Commercial Property Inspector Newsletter September…

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The Basics of PPC Advertising

To better understand PPC advertising, you should first become familiar with its basic features. This article covers everything in relation to Google AdWords, but most of these principles also apply to other marketing channels. We’ll cover the following topics: Campaigns and Ad Groups Types of Ads CPC Bid Quality Score Ad Rank Keywords Reaching Your…

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Free Book: How to Be a Champion Everyday

Members of CCPIA are eligible for a free copy of How to Be a Champion Everyday: 6 Timeless Keys to Success by world champion NFL quarterback Joe Theismann, who has earned a Super Bowl victory and the NFL’s MVP Award. This book provides excellent guidance for commercial property inspectors to successfully manage or participate on…

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Overview and Benefits of PPC Advertising

Digital marketing is an essential part of getting new business. It offers benefits to new and experienced commercial property inspection companies. Some digital marketing methods require a significant amount of time to see a return, while the benefits of PPC advertising campaigns can be seen in a short amount of time, if done correctly. PPC…

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New “Verify a Commercial Property Inspector” Tool

CCPIA has introduced a new “Verify a Commercial Property Inspector” tool. It allows consumers and commercial real estate professionals to verify that an inspector is in compliance with CCPIA’s membership requirements. CCPIA only lists qualifying members with an active membership who have successfully completed the required coursework. CCPIA has also introduced a new member ID…

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ICC Approves CCPIA’s Indoor Air Quality Course for Commercial Property Inspectors

International Code Council (ICC) has approved Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association’s (CCPIA) Indoor Air Quality Course for Commercial Property Inspectors for 1.10 CEUs. Course type: On-Demand Course #: 28746 CCPIA’s Indoor Air Quality Course for Commercial Property Inspectors teaches students how to perform an indoor air quality investigation at a commercial property. It will help…

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Indoor Air Quality Online Course

CCPIA’s Indoor Air Quality Course for Commercial Property Inspectors teaches students how to perform an indoor air quality investigation at a commercial property. It will help the student identify IAQ problems at their client’s commercial building. It will also teach the student how to offer IAQ consulting services to help their clients resolve such issues…

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Indoor Air Quality Course for Commercial Property Inspectors

This online course will teach the student how to perform an indoor air quality (IAQ) investigation. The four major factors affecting IAQ covered in this course include: sources of indoor air contaminants; commercial HVAC system design and operation; control of odors and pollutant pathways; and the cooperation of building occupants. Inspectors need to understand each…

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Oregon Approves CCPIA as a Continuing Education Provider for Home Inspectors

The Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA) has been approved as a Continuing Education provider for licensed home inspectors in Oregon and is officially listed on the State of Oregon website. You may complete any of CCPIA’s courses to meet the state’s Continuing Education requirements. CCPIA members have free and unlimited access to all CCPIA…

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