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4 Common Tankless Water Heater Defects and How to Spot Them

Tankless or on-demand water heaters haven’t overtaken standard tank-style appliances just yet, but they are gaining popularity. With recent legislation that updated efficiency requirements (and drove up prices substantially), you might see them more and more often. They’re already the more popular and common style of water heater in Europe where fuel prices are much […]

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Geothermal Heat Pumps: A Growing Generation of Efficient Heating and Cooling

Geothermal systems are powerful enough to heat and cool a large home and still save money and energy. There’s a reason why geothermal heat pumps are popping up across America. They’re extremely efficient. And there’s also a reason why home inspectors should be a little concerned: The technology is more complicated than a traditional HVAC […]

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Thought Leaders Series: Meeting State Assisted Living Regulations

Stephan Baldwin is the Director of Business Development for Assisted Living Center, a directory of assisted living communities. Home inspection is a complex and skill oriented field that appeals to a lot of people. With proper training, the right skills and dedication, anyone can become a competent home inspector. Home inspection training teaches the regulations, […]

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