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Mr. Shepard’s qualifications are as follows:

  • 30 years in residential and light commercial construction in California and Colorado.
    • Held a B General Contractor’s license in California.
    • Contracted framing and finish in Colorado.
  • Began Inspecting in 2000, inspected actively until 2010.

The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) is the world’s largest trade association for home inspector, with members in over 40 countries.

Miscellaneous

  • He served on the review committees for the InterNACHI Entrance Exam and Standards of Practice.
  • He reviewed mock reports submitted for approval by InterNACHI membership applicants.
  • He offered an inspection report critique service for home inspectors (for profit service).
  • Former member: National Association of Commercial Building Inspectors.

 

InterNACHI Inspection course instructor/writer/producer

Mr. Shepard is approved as a home inspection course instructor in the following states and provinces:

Alaska, Alberta, CA, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

 

US Inspection Courses:

Roof Inspection (online video courses [wrote, produced, and hosted]):

Videos

 

As InterNACHI’s Director of International Development:

International Inspection courses authored:

International Chapter Development:

  • Wrote website content for the Australian, South African, Mexican, and Middle East InterNACHI chapters.
  • Developed home inspection Standards of Practice for South Africa and Australia.
  • Created the Entrance exams for InterNACHI South Africa and InterNACHI Australia.
  • Lived/worked  abroad 2012-2016: Australia, South Africa, México

Author of Building/Inspection-related material

  • Mastering Roof Inspections: 147-article written online series.
  • First edition of the InterNACHI Narrative Library, 2008
  • Wrote 3 books for publication by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
    • Jobsite Phrasebook series, English/Spanish, 2003/2004

Designer/Builder, InterNACHI Houses of Horrors, COLORADO (I) AND FLORIDA (II)

Designed and constructed as teaching tools for home inspectors, InterNACHI’s Houses of Horrors are full-size, home-like structures built inside warehouses, making them available to students year-round. Students are challenged to identify defects built into the structural, roofing, wall cladding, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems   See the Boulder house of Horrors.

Houses in the different regions are designed, as much as possible, to reflect the building practices common to those regions.

 

 

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