Liz Martin

Home Inspections

   

CALL: 617-447-0747

  


 

 

 

As a member of the New England Chapter of ASHI the American Society of Home Inspectors, I attend monthly meetings where professional development programs are offered. I also attend other building related programs. Below you will find a list of the continuing education activities I have participated in.


 
 

 
 

• Radon issues and testing
• Various types of leak detection
• An overview of wood framing
• Inside the Massachusetts Standards of Practice
• What every home inspector should know about private wells
• What every home inspector should know about the electrical sys. but is afraid to ask
• Inspecting the structure system
• Dehumidifiers & the bed bug epidemic
• How to inspect antique homes
• Inspecting the residential plumbing system
• The future of homebuilding: Tedd Benson
• High efficiency boilers and furnaces
• Inspecting attics for mold
• Lightening protections systems
• Cellular PVC and the changing face of trim products

• Savings Through Energy Management for This Old House of Worship (5 session class) sponsored by the Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light
• The proper uses of DuPont Tyvek
• Cement siding and fiberboard
• Role of renovation consultants
• Green roofs
• Protocol for Home Inspectors: 266CMR 5.01(4): Part I
• Structural failures in residential construction
• Building physics and the importance of air movement
• Energy options from national grid
• Types of insulation

• Workshop on the Preservation of Religious Buildings in the Boston area sponsored by the Boston Preservation Alliance
• Retaining walls and wall construction
• How to avoid and resolve window problems
• Sunroom design, construction, failure and repair
• Water, fire and mold remediation
• Geothermal energy
• How to inspect engineered construction materials
• New EPA renovate, repair and painting lead rules
• Senior home safety
• Why cracks like 45° angles