ASHI Reporter September 2015, Feature

C is for CoR

Without going into details about Marshall McLuhan’s “hot” versus “cool” media or the political economy theory of communications, I will say that there is a not-so complicated concept for making one’s thoughts known that few of you take advantage of…the ASHI Council of Representatives. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin.

By: Jim Funkhouser read full article
ASHI Reporter September 2015, Feature

Ensuring Safety for Children at Home

By tapping into the media, consumers can receive daily advice about how to enhance safety for children at home; however, the sheer volume of information, as well as the questionable reliability of some sources, can be daunting.

By: Carol Dikelsky read full article
ASHI Reporter September 2015, Feature

The Study Guide has Arrived

One of the frequent questions we’ve received over the years at the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors (EBPHI) is: “Where can I get a study guide for your exam?” The exam, of course, is the National Home Inspection Exam (NHIE), which is an integral part of ASHI’s NCCA certification program and a requirement for full ASHI membership certification. We are proud to announce we now have a complete and comprehensive study guide available.

By: Paul Staron read full article
ASHI Reporter September 2015, Feature

Leadership is What Sustains ASHI

Every year, ASHI offers a Leadership Training Conference (LTC). It’s designed to train those who attend to bring that leadership experience and information back to their chapters so they can use it and continue to improve their chapter. LTC allows for continuity and creates a pool of leaders who are better informed and better prepared to lead their chapters.

By: Michael D. Conley read full article
ASHI Reporter September 2015, Feature

On My Mind

I know many of my colleagues in the United States perform radon testing along with home inspections and have been doing so for more than 20 years. Radon testing fits in naturally with the home inspection.

By: Alden E. Gibson read full article
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