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December 10, 2021

Electricity: Origins, Consumption and Costs

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® April 2010 Electricity — the flow of electrical power or charge — is a basic product of nature and one of the most […]
September 24, 2021

Disadvantages of Solar Energy

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® While the considerable advantages offered by solar energy move some proponents to ignore the budding technology’s comparatively minor flaws, these imperfections must be […]
August 20, 2021

Common Electrical Conductor Types

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kenton Shepard   Poorly installed and maintained electrical cables are a common cause of electrical fires in homes. Many older homes […]
August 6, 2021

Commercial and Home Inspector Safety: Carcinogens on the Job

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kate Tarasenko Commercial and residential inspectors know that facing potential dangers in the course of their inspections is an inherent risk of the […]
July 23, 2021

Central Humidifiers

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kenton Shepard   Humidifiers are devices that humidify air so that building occupants are comfortable. Central humidifiers are hard-wired into a house’s plumbing […]
July 9, 2021

Bathroom Ventilation Ducts and Fans

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kenton Shepard Bathroom ventilation systems are designed to exhaust odors and moist air to the home’s exterior. Typical systems consist of a ceiling […]
May 21, 2021

Bamboo Construction and Inspection

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® Bamboo is a type of hollow grass native to many areas of the world, most notably the Far East and Southeast Asia. It […]
April 16, 2021

Home Inspector Safety & the Dangers of Arc Flashes

by Benjamin Gromicko and Kate Tarasenko Home inspection is one largely unregulated industry whose professionals must nevertheless be aware of their safety and that of their […]
February 5, 2021

Hearths and Hearth Extensions

by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kenton Shepard A fireplace hearth is the floor area within a fireplace. It is made from noncombustible materials, such as brick […]
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