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Welcome To Commercial Inspectors Association of America

The Commercial Inspectors Association of America was established as an association to promote and develop certified and licensed building inspectors in the professional commercial inspection industry. Commercial Inspectors Association of America's certified building Inspectors must meet strict membership requirements and are held to the highest Standards of Practice in the commercial building Inspection industry. Our Inspectors continue to build their knowledge each year by attending educational commercial inspection events.

CIA (Commercial Inspectors Association of America) is now offering educational classes for all potential inspectors. We offer online, and in-house classes, these classes can lead you to your certifications as residential inspectors.

CIA provides inspector certification in the art of using infrared camera for both commercial and residential inspections.

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In 30 days if unauthorized subscribers or links to the site are not removed, we will begin to bill them at the highest membership rate, as well as seek legal remedies.
Posted Wednesday September 8, 2010 11:00AM

Commercial Inspectors Association of America Chapters
Commercial Inspectors Association of America Chapters are now available in the following locations: Canada, Georgia, Texas, California, Chicago, Nevada, & New York. Please contact Chuck Marino at 866-434-9779 or

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Double the size of your business, and add to your revenue streams. By joining Commercial Inspectors Association of America individuals or corporations can become certified in several different categories:
  • Property Condition Assessments - A Commercial Inspectors Association of America Brown Belt Certification will show clients that you are qualified to perform: commercial building inspections, triple net commercial inspections, commercial construction bank draw inspections, condominium assessments, fire and casualty inspections, restaurant inspections, small office and medical building inspections, strip shopping center inspections, partial inspections.

  • Environmental Phase I and II - Becoming certified with a Green Belt will show your clients that you are qualified to perform Phase I inspections/assessments. Phase II inspections may be performed by an engineer; however corporations can use their engineering personnel to Commercial Inspectors Association of America to certify their Phase II inspections/assessments.

  • Radon - A Green Belt Certification will also show your clients that you are capable of performing radon testing for schools and other commercial locales. Many pre-schools are in home basements, and states are requiring radon testing for these types of businesses. Furthermore most municipalities are now requiring radon testing for their schools.

  • Septic and Well - A Green Belt also demonstrates your certification for septic and well inspections.

  • Energy Assessments - A Yellow Belt Certification will show your clients that you are skilled in performing energy assessments. Many municipalities, schools, and some businesses are looking to become more energy efficient. Energy Star provides criteria for energy efficiency surveys.

  • Carbon Foot-printing - Commercial Inspectors Association of America is in the process of establishing standards and practices for Carbon Foot-printing. Carbon foot-printing is a new frontier. Many organizations want to know what it takes to become "green." A Yellow Belt will tell potential clients that you are capable of assessing the Carbon Foot-print of a building.

Belt Levels
Brown Belt
A Brown Belt shall be certified in Property Condition Assessments, (PCA's). PCA's are made up of the

Green Belt
A Green Belt shall be certified in environmental property assessment issues such as Phase I and II assessments,

Yellow Belt
A Yellow Belt shall be certified in energy efficiency and conservation; and shall be able to evaluate a property

Black Belt
A member can achieve a black belt by becoming certified in all three inspection disciplines: the property condition

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