Date                       Education Credits             Sponsoring  Organization               Professional Speaker and description of course

1/17/2015                           8                                  MAHI                                                         Ralph Adams-  VP of Oil & Energy Service Professionals   

                                                                                                                                                             “Heating Systems”  "Analysis and Reporting on Gas, Oil, Electric Boilers" and " Steam Heating Systems"                                      

                                                                                                                                                              Sergio Pacheco- Manufacturer's representative for James Hardie 

                                                                                                                                                             “Evaluation of Hardie Board Siding for Home Inspectors”

                                                                                                                                                              Jim Mailey- North American Deck and Railing Association

                                                                                                                                                             “Deck Evaluation for Home Inspectors”

1/24                                        8                                 MAC-ASHI                                                Mike Casey- Nation Speaker for the Home Inspection Industry

                                                                                                                                                             “Updates on Electrical Systems”

                                                                                                                                                              JD Grewell- Certified Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                             "Defect Recognition, Reporting and the Maryland SoP”

3/18                                        2                                 MAHI                                                          Nathan Thornberry- National Speaker for Home Inspection Industry

                                                                                                                                                             “Frequency and Causes of Malfunctions in HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing  and  Appliances”

4/8                                           2                                 MAC-ASHI                                                Colin McKenzie, PE  with McKenzie Engineering Services

                                                                                                                                                             “Myth Busting”  Structural Issues and Framing Issues, Shrinkage Cracks,  Types of Damage to Joists, Trusses,          

                                                                                                                                                              Signs to Look For, Types of Repairs, Reporting on Our Findings, When to Suggest an Engineer’s Opinion"

4/9                                                                               MRWA                                                        Maryland Rural Water Association in conjunction with Maryland Department of the Environment  

                                                                                                                                                             “Drinking Water Sampler Certification” 

4/11                                        6                                  NOVA-ASHI                                            Reggie Marston- Certified inspector, Home Builder

                                                                                                                                                             “Pre-drywall Inspections, New Construction Inspections, Final Inspections and Warranty Inspections”

                                                                                                                                                             Kenny Hart- National Speaker for the Home Inspection Industry

                                                                                                                                                             “Heating Systems” and “A/C Systems”

4/28                                        2                                  NOVA-ASHI                                            John Pollard c/o Pollard Environmental

                                                                                                                                                             “Underground Storage Tanks, Heating Oil Storage Tanks, Rules and  Regulations, Testing Methods, Inspectors    

                                                                                                                                                             Responsibilities, Liability, Methods of Mitigating Leaking Tanks"


5/16                                        8                                  MAC-ASHI                                               John Rossi, PE, Residential Engineering Solutions

                                                                                                                                                            “Settling Cracks and Foundation Failures”                         

                                                                                                                                                             Cecil JohnsonAuthor, Instructor in HVAC and Refrigeration, Nation Speaker for the Home Inspection Industry

                                                                                                                                                             “Thermodynamics and Design/Operation/ Evaluation of HVAC Equipment”

5/20                                        2                                  MAHI                                                         Angelo Grandinetti c/o New Drain Pipe Services

                                                                                                                                                             “Inspection Diagnostics and Repair of Waste Pipes in Older Homes”

5/26                                        2                                  NOVA-ASHI                                            Seth Hurlbert, Licensed Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                             “Meeting code certification”  Different code organizations to including IRC, UBC, ICC, etc 


6/10                                        2                                  MAC-ASHI                                               John Vaugn, Licensed Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                             “Standards and Report Writing”
 
7/14                                        2                                  MAHI                                                         Steve Long, E. R. Long Associates

                                                                                                                                                             “Inspection of Thin Stone Veneers and Hard-coat Stucco”


9/16                                        2                                  MAHI                                                         Alek Vujic, dba The Crack Man

                                                                                                                                                             “Concrete Foundation Crack Assessment and Repair”

11/7                                        8                                  MAC-ASHI                                                Joe Konopacki, Licensed Home Inspector, National speaker

                                                                                                                                                             “Attic and Crawl Space Ventilation”                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                              John Cooper, Master Combination Inspector and Residential Plan Reviewer for Fairfax, Virginia

                                                                                                                                                            “Maryland SoP and the IRC”

11/18                                     2                                  MAHI                                                          Jerry Pickholtz, Licensed Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                             “Inspecting Home Exteriors"  and "Introduction to Drone Technology for Inspection Reporting”

12/8                                        2                                  MAC-ASHI                                                Joseph Denneler, Esq.

                                                                                                                                                             “Inspection contracts and litigation

                                                                                                                                                              Jerry Mannix, Owner of Mannix HVAC

                                                                                                                                                             “HVAC Evaluation, Venting, Service, Design"

                                                                                                                                                             "New Water Heater Design and Requirements"
 
1/16/2016                           8                                  MAHI                                                         Steve Long, E.R. c/o Long Associates   

                                                                                                                                                            “Inspection and Diagnostics Including Faux Stucco, Stucco,  Brick and Stone Veneers”

                                                                                                                                                             Erich Black c/o Black and Associates

                                                                                                                                                            “Thermal Imager Technology”

                                                                                                                                                            Tim Shotzberger and Eric Garrett of Homeland Septic

                                                                                                                                                           “Well and Septic  Inspections”

 3/16                                       2                                  MAHI                                                         Philip Carl, Licensed Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                             “Pre-Drywall Inspections as per Maryland Home Inspection Standards of Practice”  
  
3/26                                        7                                  NOVA-ASHI                                            Glenn Mathewson, Master Code Professional, National speaker to home inspection in

                                                                                                                                                             “Decks- The Existing Structure”  and “Furnaces and Heaters”
 
5/14                                        8                                  MAC-ASHI                                                Joseph Denneler, Esq, Nation Speaker for the Home Inspection Industry

                                                                                                                                                             “Understanding and Applying the Maryland Home Inspector Minimum Standards of Practice”
                                                                                                                                                             David Rushton, Licensed Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                             “Inspecting Old Houses”


7/20                                        2                                  MAHI                                                         Russell Allen, George Fish, Larry Wasson, Licensed Home Inspectors

                                                                                                                                                             “Special Inspection Requirements for Attached  and Detached Garages


8/27                                        6                                  MAHI                                                         Richard H. McMonagle, BS, MD, Ph. D., CIE , Douw Smit, BA, MPA, CIE, Ronald Mazur, BA

                                                                                                                                                             “Fundamental of Inspecting for Mold and Mold- Conducive Conditions”


9/21                                        2                                  MAHI                                                         John Sharrow, Master Electrician

                                                                                                                                                             “Inspecting Electrical   Service and Circuit Defects”


9/17                                        8                                  NOVA-ASHI                                            Gerry Aubrey, Nation Speaker for the Home Inspection Industry

                                                                                                                                                             “Asphalt Shingle Roofing”, “Flat Roofing Systems”, “Specialty Roofing Systems”
                                                                                                                                                             Dave Rushton Licensed Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                             “AFCI and GFCI- What’ is the Difference”

11/12                                     8                                  MAC-ASHI                                               Doug Horgan, Constuction Manager c/o BOWA

                                                                                                                                                             “Steep and Low-sloped Roofs” and  “Water Management in Masonry”
                                                                                                                                                             Tom Feiza, National Speaker for Home Inspectors

                                                                                                                                                             "Water Intrusion Into Buildings” and  "Home Scene Investigations”


11/16                                     2                                  MAHI                                                         Ralph Adams, President of the National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals  

                                                                                                                                                            “Inspection Update for New HVAC Requirements”


12/2                                        2                                  MAC-ASHI                                               Edward Fogle, Operations Manager of SERVPRO

                                                                                                                                                             "Testing, Cleanup and Protocols for Moisture Damage, Mold, Hazmat Sites"


1/14/2017                           8                                  MAHI                                                         Tim Underhill,  Executive Director National Slate Association

                                                                                                                                                            "Identifying & Evaluating Slate and Metal Roofs" 

                                                                                                                                                             Michael M. Wheat, Master Plumber, Master HVAC, WSSC Code Committee Member

                                                                                                                                                            "Inspecting Water Heaters"

                                                                                                                                                             Chris Tesi,  c/o JES Foundation Repair

                                                                                                                                                            "Identifying & Evaluating Poly-injection & Mud-jacking Repairs to Structural and Non-structural Concrete"


2/8                                           2                                 MAC-ASHI                                                Chuck Hall,  Winston’s Chimney Services, CSIA Certified, F.I.R.E certified inspector, Licensed contractor

                                                                                                                                                            “Fireplace and Chimney Inspections”


3/8                                           2                                  MAC-ASHI                                               Ken Isman, PE Fire Protection engineer,

                                                                                                                                                             "Smoke Alarms and Sprinklers for Residential Homes in Maryland"


3/15                                        2                                  MAHI                                                         Robert Goldberg (self), Maryland Inspector,  VA certified inspector, ASHI certified inspector

                                                  6                                   Instructor                                                "Identification, Conditions and Concerns Regarding Attic Insulation and Vapor Retarders"  


3/18                                        8                                  NOVA-ASHI                                             Michael Casey, ACI, MCI

                                                                                                                                                            "Manufactured Home Inspections,  Updates in the 2014 National Electrical Code, Built-In Appliance,                                                                                                                                                               Inspections, New Plumbing Rules and Components"     


5/6                                           8                                  MAC-ASHI                                               Steve Thomas, Montgomery County Dept of Permitting- Division Chief

                                                                                                                                                             "Inspecting and Reporting on  Main Electrical Panels and Sub-Panels"

                                                                                                                                                              Mark Parlee, The Building Consultant, Inc

                                                                                                                                                             "Inspecting the Exterior Envelope"


5/10                                      1                                    MAC-ASHI                                                 Jeff Fishman, Licensed Home Inspector

                                                                                                                                                            "Home Safety and Security for Home Inspectors"


7/19                                      2                                     MAHI                                                         John Mitchell, VP of Manufacturing, Thompson Creek Window Company

                                                                                                                                                            "Window & Exterior Door Construction, Installation and Use Factors to Consider During Inspection"


9/31                                     2                                      MAC-ASHI                                                Kevin Friday, Manufacturer's representative for Simpson Strong Tie, manufacturer of connective hardware

                                                                                                                                                             "Intro to Deck Design"


9/27                                      2                                     MAHI                                                           Jaime Kotanko, President of DuradekUS 

                                                                                                                                                              "Understanding and Inspecting Vinyl Roof Deck & Balcony Membranes"         


11/15                                   2                                     MAHI                                                            Mike Hodge, c/o Griffith Energy Services

                                                                                                                                                                "Checklist for Inspecting a Boiler Heating System"


1/13/2018                         8                                    MAHI                                                            Lorraine Anderson—Chief, Asbestos Division, Maryland Dept of the Environment

                                                6                                    Instructor                                                    Paula Montgomery—Chief, Lead Compliance and Accreditation Division, Maryland Dept of the Environment  

                                                                                                                                                                Captain David Reines— Howard County Office of the Fire Marshal 

                                                                                                                                                                Roland Asp— Manager,  Installation Standards,  National Fire Sprinkler Association  
                                                                                                                                                                Edward Cottingham— Zonolite Attic Insulation Trust
                                                                                                                                                                Kurt Evers— Chair, Government Affairs Committee, Mid-Atlantic Hearth, Patio & BBQ Association
                                                                                                                                                                Michael Picarello—Code Enforcement Officer, Georgetown, DE 

                                                                                                                                                               "Top 50+ Safety Matters"


5/15                                     2                                      MAHI                                                         Capt David Reines, MD Fire Marshall

                                                                                                                                                              Kathleen O’Donnell, Administrator Baltimore County Rental  Inspection Program       

                                                                                                                                                              "Inspection Protocols for 2018 Changes in MD Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Laws"



8/23                                     4                                      MAHI                                                            Edward Riesner, Chief Electrical Inspector, Baltimore County,MD

                                                                                                                                                               "Common Electrical Inspection Challenges"




 


                        









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