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Paul van den Biggelaar Certified Home Inspector
Paul has over thirty years of hands-on experience and consultation with clients in the Alberta home construction/renovation industry. Paul is both personable and professional. He will answer your questions about issues and explain the implications that you might be unaware of. At the end of the inspection his findings of the major issues are verbally summarized. A report of his findings at the time of inspection will be prepared and provided digitally within 24 hours of the inspection by e-mail. A published report in book form can also be provided and delivered upon request.
Paul is a Carson Dunlop home inspection graduate www.carsondunlop.com and is a certified (# 2011-028) home and property inspector with the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI Alberta chapter) www.cahpi-ab.ca CAHPI-Alberta chapter is an organization of individual home inspectors whose mandate is to affirm and uphold the Home Inspection profession in Alberta. Only members who have met all of the CAHPI high standards through education are certified. CAHPI home inspectors are well educated and highlytrained professionals. They are reliable, objective, honest and ethical, and adopt the National Standards of Practise.pdf.
Paul is Alberta government licensed (# 338317), and has a level 1 certification (#CA131129-14) in Thermal/Infrared Thermography with the Snell Group. www.thesnellgroup.com Infrared thermography is a great way of seeing heat energy as an energy wavelength that is below what the human eye can see. Infrared thermal imaging cameras can visualize the heat energy that things (above absolute zero) emit. Infrared cameras can detect problem areas such as missing insulation, water issues, electrical hot spots, and air leaks in a building envelope. Interconnect Home Inspections include infrared thermal imaging so that we can focus and properly diagnose areas of concern.
Paul is a Level 1 Certified SITE Basic Inspector With Wood Energy Technology Transfer Inc. (WETT). Paul inspects “readily accessible” components of solid fuel burning appliances, site built fireplaces, and the venting systems for proper use of required components, combustible clearances, and readily visible system obstruction or deposits.