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Standards of Practice

New Standards Rationale

Effective on March 1, 2014

Click here to download the PDF version. To obtain additional copies or request permission to reprint The ASHI® Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, contact:

The American Society of Home Inspectors, Inc.®
932 Lee Street, Suite 101
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone:847-954-3185
Fax:847-759-1620

No parts of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the publisher.

Auxiliary Standards

Pre-Drywall Standards
Pool Standards

TABLE OF CONTENTS
  1. Introduction
  2. Purpose & Scope
  3. Structural System
  4. Exterior
  5. Roof System
  6. Plumbing System
  7. Electrical System
  8. Heating System
  9. Air Conditioning Systems
  10. Interior
  11. Insulation and Ventilation
  12. Fireplaces and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances
  13. General Limitations and Exclusions

Italicized words in the Standards of Practice are defined in the Glossary.


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