Resources

HOME INSPECTION LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/homeinspect/hinspect_ethics.html
http://www.dos.ny.gov/DCEA


HOME INSPECTION BEST PRACTICES
http://www.nahi.org/
http://www.ashi.org/


CODE ENFORCEMENT
NY State current codes, laws and regulations: https://www.dos.ny.gov/DCEA/laws_regs.html


RADON
EPA information on Radon: https://www.epa.gov/radon
View a citizens guide to Radon: 
https://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html
Home Buyer or Seller’s Guide at 
https://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/hmbyguid.html
NY State Department of Health information on Radon https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/radiological/radon/radon.htm.


ASBESTOS
http://cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/asbestos
http://www.epa.gov/asbestos/


LEAD
https://www.epa.gov/lead/understanding-inspection-risk-assessment-and-abatement
EPA: Protect Your Family From Lead in Home Report


MOLD
http://www.cdc.gov/mold/faqs.htm
http://epa.gov/mold/
http://epa.gov/mold/pdfs/moldguide.pdf


WOOD DESTROYING INSECTS/PESTS:
Termites:
https://www.epa.gov/safepestcontrol/termites-how-identify-and-control-them
https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef605

Carpenter Ants:
https://blog.epa.gov/blog/tag/carpenter-ants/
http://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/carpenter-ants
https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef603

Carpenter Bees:
http://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/carpenter-bees
https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef611

Powderpost Beetles:
http://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/powderpost-beetles
https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef616


SEPTIC
http://www.water.epa.gov/infrastructure/septic/septicsmart.cfm
http://www.epa.gov/owm/septic/pubs/homeowner_guide_long.pdf


WELL WATER
http://water.epa.gov/drink/info/well/index.cfm


AIR QUALITY
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/insidest.html
http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/coftsht.html


HEALTHY HOME CHECK LIST
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calls/checklist.pdf


ENERGY SAVING
http://www.energysavers.gov/
http://www1.eere.energy.gov/consumer/tips/pdfs/energy_savers.pdf