Alternative Homes – NC CE

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Categories: , , SKU: HI-CE-NC-ONL-CEC632

Description

Course Number: CEC632
CE Hours: 2

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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 2 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. Part One: Introduction and Modular Homes
    1. Introduction to Alternative Homes, 5 minutes
      1. Overview of manufactured, modular, tiny, and log homes
    2. Manufactured Homes, 55 minutes
      1. Characteristics of manufactured homes
      2. Manufactured vs. modular homes
      3. What are manufactured homes?
      4. What is a mobile home?
      5. Why are manufactured homes constructed differently?
      6. HUD
      7. Labeling
      8. Main Construction Feature
      9. Foundation Types
      10. Leveling Systems
      11. Manufacturing Home Skirting
      12. Crawlspace Precautions
      13. Doublewides
      14. Utility Connections
      15. Ventilation
      16. Fire Safety Priorities
      17. Structural Defects
      18. Moisture-Related Defects
      19. Inspecting Plumbing
      20. Inspecting Fuel Delivery and Storage
      21. Inspecting Water Heaters
      22. Freeze Protection
      23. Storm Water Management
      24. Mold
      25. Manufactured Home Inspection Reporting
    3. Part One Quiz
  2. Part Two: Tiny Homes
    1. Tiny Homes, 30 minutes
      1. Building codes
      2. Inspection criteria
      3. DIY Tiny Homes
      4. What is a Tiny Home?
      5. Tiny Home allowances
      6. Ceiling heights
      7. Minimum room sizes
      8. Toilet minimum clearances
      9. Lofts
      10. Fire safety
      11. Sleeping areas
      12. Egress windows
      13. Smoke and CO2 detectors
      14. Tiny Homes on wheels (THOWs)
      15. Structural components
      16. Roofing systems
      17. Electrical service
      18. Humidity control
      19. Fuel storage and delivery
      20. Plumbing system
      21. Heating system
      22. Site and foundation guidelines
    2. Part Two Quiz
  3. Part Three: Modular Homes and Log Homes
    1. Modular Homes, 5 minutes
      1. Modular and prefab standards
      2. Transportation limits
      3. Limited materials
      4. Foundations
    2. Log Homes, 5 minutes
      1. Compliance
      2. Non-log portions of the home
      3. ICC400
      4. Log grading
      5. Fire-resistance
      6. Energy conservation
      7. Settling
      8. Roof overhang
      9. Inspecting log homes
      10. Storm water management
    3. Part Three Quiz

Total Time: 100 minutes