CIA Certifications and Credentials


Searching for certified home inspector? Brett Kelly at CIA Is a Certified Master Home Inspector with the most distinguished home inspection certification agency in the world :

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (Internachi) Certified Master Inspector® Award Requirements:

Internachi Certified Master Inspector Brett Kelley - Click to view Certification

Internachi Certified Master Inspector Brett Kelley – Click to view Certification

  • Experienced completed 1,000 (Brett has 4000!) fee-paid inspections and/or hours of Internachi Certified Master Inspector Brett Kelley – Click to view Certificationinspection-related Continuing Education courses
  • Established: has been in the inspection business for at least three years (CIA was founded in 2003)
  • Professional: All CMIs abide by the inspection industry’s toughest Code of Ethics.
  • Educated: All CMIs have completed professional education prior to being approved (Brett was educated through the NACHI program and continues to follow their continuing education requirements)
  • Vetted: All CMIs have agreed to submit to periodic criminal background checks.
  • The Best:  Not everyone can become a Certified Master Inspector®. Hiring a CMI means hiring the best. Brett Kelley at Chicago Inspection Agency is a Certified Master Inspector® by the Master Inspector Certification Board. For his record, click Here.


Searching for certified mold inspector? Holly Smith at CIA Is an Mold Certified IAC2 Certified Air Quality Inspector:

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (Internachi) Mold

Certified Indoor Air Consultant Award requires testing to know:

Holly Smith Certification

Holly Smith, Mold Inspector, IAC2 Indoor air and mold certification from International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants. (click image for certification record)

  • Types of Mold Inspections
  • IAC2 Mold Inspection Standards
  • What is Mold?
  • Physical Characteristics of Mold
  • Health Effects and Mold
  • What Mold Needs to Grow
  • Building Science and Mold
  • Finding Mold in Buildings
  • Inspection Tools and PPE
  • Hypotheses
  • Sampling Devices
  • Air Sampling
  • Procedures for Air Sampling
  • Procedures for Surface Sampling
  • General Outline for Performing Tests
  • Interpretation of Lab Results
  • Threshold Limit Values
  • Mold Inspection Reports
  • Remediation
  • When Not to Sample for Mold
  • Remediation of Large Areas
  • Remediation in HVAC Equipment
  • Remediation of Confined Spaces
  • Containment
  • Completing Mold Remediation
  • Preventing Mold Growth
  • Pollen and Mold Counts
In addition, the consultant must pass the same ethical requirements and background checks required of all InterNACHI members. Holly Smith is proud to have completed her certification, and has performed over 500 mold and indoor air quality inspections in her tenure at Chicago Inspection Agency. To view her InterNACHI record, click here.


State of Illinois Home inspection Licensing

Brett Kelley: Home inspector:

(there s no licensing requirement for moldinspectors in the state of Illinois)

Meet the CIA folks and get a free quote – Just Call:

  • Brett (847) 322-2383 or 
  • Holly (847) 505-9240

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