Wed., 1/15, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Building Science and Structure

This course will provide the experienced home inspector all the necessary skills to perform Residential Forensic Home Inspections. This course will give both the novice and experienced home inspector an edge in diagnosing residential home inspection conditions. Goals of the course will include learning about the various moisture intrusion vehicles, building science and understanding basic building science concepts. Numerous forensic investigation case studies using a variety of forensic tools will be provided to accomplish this objective.

Jim Nemastil and Marko Vovk, co-presenters

Jim Nemastil, ACI, president of Nemastil Home Inspections, has performed over 12,000 home inspections and provides CE classes for realtors and inspectors. He holds a Masters degree from Miami University of Ohio. Jim holds state licenses in radon, lead, and termite. Jim is a certified ICC IRC B1 inspector. Jim has been certified in carbon monoxide and has been a certified indoor environmentalist. Jim has been an ASHI member for the last 25 years.

Marko E. Vovk, ACI, a civil engineer, author, and expert eye witness. Marko is licensed in radon, lead, and termite. He has performed over 11,000 building inspections and residential forensic investigations. Marko has certifications in carbon monoxide and HVAC air balancing and diagnostics. Marko is a certified Indoor Environmentalist. Over 40 percent of Marko’s business comes from House Scene Investigations or Residential Forensic Investigations. Marko has been an ASHI member for the last 20 years.