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HOME INSPECTORS, HOME BUYERS, AND REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS

Welcome to the Northern Illinois Chapter of the

American Society of Home Inspectors (NIC ASHI).
The knowledge you gain will be second to none.

WHAT CAN NIC ASHI DO FOR YOU AT THE UPCOMING MEETING:

February 10th

5:30pm.  Associates Corner: ASHI S.O.P review presented by Steve Reilly
7:00pm. Main Presentations: "Home Hub Zone" a new innovated report writing system presented by Toby Adamson. She will be presenting on how The Hub Zone application is designed to easily and logically collect inspection data and forward reports from the field. read more
8:00pm Prism Residential V.O.C testing presented by Sarah Mack. She will present an overview of Indoor Air Quality assessments during a home or commercial inspection read more


NIC ASHI members $35                     Non members $50

Click the email if you are attending
owlinspection@comcast.net

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105 E. North Ave
Villa Park, Illinois 60181

Make sure you have enough State CE Credit hours by November 30, 2016.
State CE Lookup
NICASHI is the best source to get these.



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Tentative Schedule
March 9th - 3 State Elective CE Night
5:30pm.  Buffet Dinner.
6:00pm.  Main presentations: "Total HVAC System Efficiency" by Robert Schildgen of Priority Energy. This presentation will include calculating, testing, improving, and zoning of distribution systems.

April 13th:
5:30pm: Associates Corner: "Financial Considerations of Operating a Successful Home Inspection Business" presented by our own Steve Duchene, ACI from the ASHI School and Home Examiner
7:00pm: Main Presentation: Crawlspace Encapsulation and Foundation Support Sytstems presented by Perma-Seal, Roy Spencer and Jim Montabalbano

May 11th:
5:30pm: Associates Corner: "An Innovative New Back Office Software for Simplifying the Process and Expediting Radon Services and Reports" presented by Jim East of RadonReports.net
7:00pm: "Heating Oil Tanks" presented by David Streich of Chicago Tank Removal. This inspection will include what to look for and new found knowledge about heating oil tanks in the Chicago area and what suburbs are most likely to have heating oil tanks.

June 8th: TBA

July 13th:
5:30 Presentation: Shelly Perry, Representing LiftMaster Garage Door Operators will be presenting: "Complete Garage Door and Operator Inspection Processes".
7pm: Presentation: Richard Hernandez of EFM-Integrating Applications and Planning, Partnered with Healthy Home Checkup will be presenting "Healthy Home Check Up".  An innovative new app that identifies health and safety issues in the home.

 

We are looking forward to seeing you. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns. Please also contact us if you are willing to serve on a committee or help out in any other way.

Sincerely,
Jeremy Meek, ACI
President NIC/ASHI
president@nicashi.com


ASHI was established in 1976. It is the oldest and most respected national professional organization of home inspectors in North America. We are a not-for-profit organization and its membershipconsists of nearly 6,000 individual home inspectors, representing solely owned, franchised, and multi-home inspector companies. Our goals have always been to build customer awareness of the importance of a quality home inspection and enhance the professionalism of home inspectors


NIC ASHI is dedicated to enhancing the technical skills and professional practice
of home inspectors, and maintaining high professional standards through
education and discipline. This is accomplished through various means such as:
- monthly meetings every 2nd Wednesday of the month, that continually bring
topics that either enlighten or reinforce a home inspectors knowledge
- mentor programs and ride-a-long inspections that provide guidance to new inspectors.
- a library of books and manuals that cover a wide range of topics on the systems and
components, code check study guides, in addition to books on the business side of operating a home inspection business.
For 28 years, ASHI has provided home inspectors with the best ineducation, resources and professional networking opportunities... Learn More



Dues for 8/1/2015 to 7/31/2016 remain at $75.00.
Dues are prorated for NEW members only by
quarters based on a fiscal year starting Aug 1
and ending Jul 31
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