August, 2014
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Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



ASHI InspectionWorld-Philadelphia 2015

EDITED BY ASHI STAFF

ASHI InspectionWorld – Philadelphia 2015

Customize Your Education

Select sessions on a variety of topics to suit your interests

3-day Education Progam - Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, Jan. 7, 8 and 9th.

Earn 20 ASHI CEs, State CEs and other industry organization CEs

Choose one session to attend from five sessions offered at each class time indicated.

Conference Registration begins September 1st. IW Opening Night Reception is Tues., Jan. 6th.


Wednesday, January 7, 8:00 -10:00 a.m.

1. What the Heck is That? (Updated) Components

found during an Inspection - Mike Casey ACI

2. New Residential Construction Final Walk-thru

Inspections - Reggie Marston

3. Decks, Stairs and Rails - Michael Conley ACI

4. Introduction to Commercial Inspections - Steve

Gladstone ACI

5. Risk Management, Law & Disorder - Joe Ferry Esq.

10:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

1. Improve Your Report Writing, Improve Your

Business - Miki Mertz ACI

2. Advanced Electrical Inspections - David Haught ACI

3. Indoor Air Quality Testing during a Home

Inspections - Alice Delia

4. ASHI Standard Pre-Drywall Inspections –

Bruce Barker ACI

5. Tax Strategies every Home Inspector should know

Maine Shafer, JD

2:30 -4:30 p.m.

1. Major Foundation Failures - Mark Cramer ACI

2. Mysteries Answered - Home Scene Investigations –

Tom Feiza ACI, PE, BSME

3. Historic Building Inspections - Bill Kibbel

4. Infrared Cameras & Infrared Applications for Home

Inspectors - Bill Fabian

5. Are You Cloud Confused? - Jack McGraw ACI &

Carolyn Koranda

Thursday, January 8, 9:00 -11:00 a.m.

1. Inspecting Appliances - Old, New and Where's the

Fridge? - Welmoed Sisson

2. Bathroom Surprises - Greg Mowat

3. Home Inspection "Live" Video - Frank Lesh ACI &

Vince Tecce ACI

4. Manufacture and Inspection of Mobile and

Manufactured Homes - Michael Conley ACI

5. Turn Your Website into a Call Generating Machine

Dominic Maricic

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

1. Forty Years a Plumber, Forty Defects Reviewed –

Kenny Hart ACI

2. Home Inspector vs. Engineer/Scientist Who Wins?

Tom Feiza ACI

3. Attic and Crawlspace Ventilation - Joe Konopacki

ACI

4. Pool and Spa Inspections for Extra Profits –

Shannon Cory ACI

5. Move Your Business to the Next Level (7 Levels of Communication) – Scott Warga AC

4 :00 -6:00 p.m.

1. Electrical Service Inspections - Mysteries and

Myths Explained - David Rushton ACI

2. Safety Hazards - Unsafe Conditions to be reported

Robert Mulloy ACI

3. Inspecting the Exterior Envelope, Cladding failures

from a Forensic Expert – Mark Parlee

4. Home Inspection Environmental Issues; Asbestos,

Lead, Mold and Radon – John Weiburg P.E.

5. Getting the Most out of Your ASHI Membership –

Steve Gladstone ACI

Friday, January 9, 8:00 -10:00 a.m.

1. Chimney Inspections, John Pilger

2. HVAC Fundamentals "Simplified" - Cecil Johnson

3. Conducting Moisture and Odor Problems

Investigations - Jeffrey C. May

4. Do You Know Your Radon? - Trudy Smith

5. Mock Trial - David Goldstein ACI & Joe Denneler

Esq.

10:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

1. Slate, Tile, Metal Roofing and Flat Roofs - Gerry

Aubrey ACI

2. Crosslinked PEX Systems & Radiant Floor Heating

Installations – Lance MacNevin

3. Inspecting Engineered Wood Products –

John Bouldin Ph.D .

4. Introduction to Reserve Studies - Richard Weldon

P.E.

5. Mock Trial - David Goldstein ACI & Joe Denneler

Esq.

2 :00 -4:00 p.m.

1. Inspecting Boilers, including Steam and Hydronic –

George David Wheeler

2. Deadly Differences - Ionization vs. Photoelectric

Smoke Alarms – Skip Walker ACI

3. Storm Damaged Homes - John Weiburg P.E.

4. Inspecting Tile Roofs - What You Can See and

What You Can't See – John Jensen

5. Find, Train and Retain Your Next Inspector –

Jeff Donaldson, ACI, P.E.