Educational Webinar Schedule

Following is the Winter 2021 Educational Webinar Series:

Each webinar has a unique Zoom registration form.  If you wish to attend mulitple sessions, please register for each session by clicking the 'Register Today'.

All webinars listed below are FREE.

Members are required to complete 20 hours of educational training per year and record their Membership Renewal Credits (MRCs) at time of renewal.  One (1) hour of training = one (1) MRC.

Start to Finish

In this presentation we will complete a home inspection from start to finish. It is critical to develop a system and stick with it. Inspecting homes is a different & distinct discipline. Deviating from your procedure can result in very expensive consequences.

Presenter: Alden Gibson, ACI, RHI, NCH2021 CAHPI Alden Gibson photo C1800014 BG C
Alden has been inspecting residential and commercial properties for 29 years. Prior to that he was a custom home builder and renovator. Alden has volunteered to serve on many committees for CAHPI, ASHI, & OAHI. He has received several awards from all three associations including the Philip C. Monahon Award from ASHI. In 2015 he served as President of ASHI.

March 2, 2021
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
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The Top 10 Basic Plumbing Defects In The Home

In this presentation you will learn to identify basic issues with a home’s plumbing and tips on assessing hidden plumbing defects.

Presenter: Dave SmytheDave Smythe  Dave has been plumbing for 20 years and has owned his own residential plumbing service company since 2004. He has spoken at two CAHPI National events and is an accomplished author with two books so far,and working on the next one. He is an advocate for showing the value that trades people bring to the world and is aiming to be the first plumber in space with Virgin Galactic!

March 9, 2021
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
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Cost of Doing Business

During this presentation participants will find out what should be charged per inspection to make money and show a profit. This is where many new inspectors fall short and the results are devastating. You must understand the Business part of home inspections.

Presenter: Alden Gibson, ACI, RHI, NCH2021 CAHPI Alden Gibson photo C1800014 BG C
Alden has been inspecting residential and commercial properties for 29 years. Prior to that he was a custom home builder and renovator. Alden has volunteered to serve on many committees for CAHPI, ASHI, & OAHI. He has received several awards from all three associations including the Philip C. Monahon Award from ASHI. In 2015 he served as President of ASHI.

March 16, 2021
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
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Help Your Clients Reduce Risk of Water Damage and Manage Indoor Humidity

Water surpassed fire as Canada’s most common cause of insurance claims over 20 years ago. The majority (60%) of water claims are caused by leaking appliances and water pipes and the remainder are split between sewer back-ups, sump pump failure and flooding due to heavy rainfall. Learn about simple training programs and shareable resources that are available to help you provide your clients with basic tips to reduce their risks of water damage and to manage indoor humidity.

Cheryl Evans 2020Presenter: Cheryl Evans is the Director of Home Flood Protection at the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo. Cheryl has over 20 years of community engagement and program management experience in the fields of stormwater management, flood risk mitigation, home energy conservation and youth environmental education. She served as a technical committee member on CSA’s Guideline on Basement Flood Protection and Risk Reduction (CSA Z800) and was a lead curriculum developer for the Ontario College’s Flood Risk Assessment Training Program. Cheryl holds a B.E.S. in Environment & Resource Studies from the University of Waterloo.

March 23, 2021
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
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Electrical Part I & II

Electrical Part I - Exterior
Review the standards of practice. What we must inspect and report on. Then we will be looking at outside defects that should be caught and reported on during the inspection.

Electrical Part II - Interior
Review the safety requirements to inspect the electrical panel. Finding defects in the panel and around the house. How and why did the mouse and wasps get into the panel. What were they thinking?

Presenter: Alden Gibson, ACI, RHI, NCH2021 CAHPI Alden Gibson photo C1800014 BG C
Alden has been inspecting residential and commercial properties for 29 years. Prior to that he was a custom home builder and renovator. Alden has volunteered to serve on many committees for CAHPI, ASHI, & OAHI. He has received several awards from all three associations including the Philip C. Monahon Award from ASHI. In 2015 he served as President of ASHI.

Part I - March 30 & Part II - April 1
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
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