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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 2001, inspected actively until 2011.
  • Lifetime member: International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI).
  • Member: Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA).
  • 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.
  • Graduate, Haag Engineering courses:
    •  Certified Residential Roof Inspector
    • Certified Commercial Roof Inspector
  • Presenter at various inspection conferences
  • InterNACHI Director of Green Building, 2008-2018
  • InterNACHI Director of International Development 2011-2018
  • Certified Master Inspector
  • Expert Witness: conventional and log homes.
The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) is the world's largest professional association for home inspectors, with over 25,000 members in North America and members in more than 40 countries.
InterNACHI Inspection course instructor/writer/producer

Mr. Shepard has been/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.

InterNACHI Narrative Library

Residential Narratives
  • 2008: the first edition was released as a collection of Word documents.
  • 2012: Custom template for Home inspector Pro released.
  • 2015: Custom template for HomeGauge, and an English/Spanish dual language custom template for home inspector pro were released.
  • 2018: Custom template for Whisper Reporter (TRECT 7-5 format) released.
  • 2018: Custom template for Spectacular Home Inspection Software released.
  • 2019: Custom templates for Spectora released.
  • 2020: Searchable Excel spreadsheet version released
Commercial Narratives

2022: Released comprehensive custom digital templates for Spectora, Home Inspector Pro, and HomeGauge. Also available as a searchable Excel spreadsheet.

Specialized Narrative Templates

2022: Custom template for Boat Dock, Boat Lift and Boathouse templates for Spectora, HomeGauge, and Home Inspector Pro released. Also available as a searchable Excel spreadsheet.

Note: The InterNACHI Narrative Library is the intellectual property of Mr. Shepard
US Inspection Courses:

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


... and numerous others.

As InterNACHI's Director of International Development (2011-2018):

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


CCPIA (articles available only to members)

  • Inspecting Built-up Roofs: 37-page white paper.
  • Extensive articles on various systems and aspects of commercial roofing

Designer/Builder, InterNACHI Houses of Horrors

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.

Boulder, CO

Weston, FL

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

Certified Commercial Property Inspector's Association (CCPIA)