By InterNACHI Homes being constructed today are more energy-efficient than those built even just a few years ago, primarily due to significant improvements in building products and techniques, as well as development of high-performance heating and cooling systems and other appliances. At InterNACHI, we believe that the benefits of foundation insulation are often overlooked. Heat… Read More »Residential Foundation Insulation
Are you a current or new home owner? NextDay Inspect® provides tips for you that can save you some time, money and energy. These tips range from selling your home to fixing the knocking and thumping sounds in your walls and basement.
Electromagnetic Fields by InterNACHI Can the electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) to which people are routinely exposed cause health effects? What are sources of EMFs, and when are they dangerous? An “electromagnetic field” is a broad term which includes electric fields generated by charged particles in motion, and radiated fields, such as TVs, radios, hair dryers… Read More »EMFs in the Home
By InterNACHI Electricity is an essential part of our lives. However, it has the potential to cause great harm. Electrical systems will function almost indefinitely, if properly installed and not overloaded or physically abused. Electrical fires in our homes claim the lives of 485 Americans each year and injure 2,305 more. Some of these fires… Read More »Electrical Safety