Interior and Insulation Inspection
In the Interior and Insulation Inspection course the student will get an understanding of inspecting residential thermal insulation, vapor retarders and ventilation systems, as well as the inspection of interior elements of residential dwellings such as walls, ceilings, floors, basements, doors, windows and interior stairs/railings, installed counter-tops and cabinets, and garage doors/door operators. The student will learn some common materials in insulation, moisture control, insulation and ventilation of walls, roofs, floors, basements and crawlspaces, and good air quality in buildings. The course also familiarizes the student with common problems associated with walls, ceilings and floors; trim, counters and cabinets; stairs; windows, skylights and solariums; doors; basements and crawlspace leakage. The difference between functional issues and cosmetic issues are identified in this course.