JUNE 2019
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

Busting the No. 1 Electrical Myth

I often read or hear smart people say that electrical current wants to go to the ground (or “dirt”), and that this is the reason for the grounding electrode and “grounding.” This is just not true. It takes a heck of a lot of voltage to push current through the soil and this amount of voltage is generally not available in a residence.

By: Michael Casey read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

Truth, Justice & Frivolous Lawsuits

In 2017, I wrote an article about truth and justice, the necessity for change and the challenges facing inspectors

By: Keith Swift read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

Around the CoRner: VOTE!

Ever notice that the folks who complain the loudest about traffic and road congestion are the same people who...

By: Don Lovering read full article
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ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

Be an Expert Witness and Be Paid for Your Knowledge

I entered into the world of expert witnesses about 20 years ago when the exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS) problems started to rear their ugly heads.

By: Scott Patterson read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

It’s Not All About the Energy

Inspectors across the country who offer the Home Energy Score (HES) have been using, for the most part, a sales pitch similar to what the Department of Energy

By: ASHI Staff read full article
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