Alternative Homes – FL CE


Categories: , SKU: HI-CE-FL-ONL-0001467


Course Topics: Inspecting Manufactured Homes, Tiny Homes, Modular Homes and Log Homes
Course Number: 0001467
CE Hours: 4

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Course Details
This course prepares home inspectors to inspect alternative residential homes. This includes manufactured, modular, tiny, and log homes. Students will evaluate the main construction features of alternative homes including: the building envelope; floor, wall, and roofing systems; and foundations. Additionally, students will identify typical defects related to moisture, utilities, and fire safety. Inspection Certification Associates 4 CE hour course Alternative Homes teaches students how to perform inspections on alternative residential homes and will help inspectors to deliver a report to their clients that is specific to their residence.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Manufactured Homes
    1. Characteristics
    2. Labeling
    3. Main Construction Features
    4. Foundation Types
    5. Utilities
    6. Ventilation
    7. Storm Water Management
    8. Inspection Reporting
  3. Tiny Homes
    1. Inspection Criteria
    2. Tiny Home Allowances
    3. THOWs (Tiny Homes on Wheels)
    4. Structural Components
    5. Utilities
    6. Site Guidelines
  4. Modular Homes
    1. Prefab Standards
    2. Limited Materials
    3. Foundations
  5. Log Homes
    1. Compliance Issues
    2. Log Grading
    3. Settling
    4. Storm Water Management
    5. Inspection Reporting
  6. Summary