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First Resort Inspections

Summary of Services:

First Resort Residential and Commercial Building Inspection Services is a Hawaii home inspection and commercial building inspection company, serving clients since 1996. Ian S. Laing, CRI, CBST, is the founder and Principal Inspector.


American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) - Certified ASHI Inspector (ACI)

The American Society of Home Inspectors was founded to enhance the professionalism of home inspection, and to build customer awareness of the importance of a quality home inspection.

Members of The American Society of Home Inspectors follow the ASHI Standards of Practice and ASHI Code of Ethics that embody the fundamental principles of honesty, integrity and objectivity.

Ian S. Laing of First Resort Residential and Commercial Building Inspection Services has achieved the highest level of membership as an ASHI Certified Inspector.

National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI) - Certified Residential Inspector (NAHI CRI)

The National Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. (NAHI) is a nonprofit association established to promote and develop certified and licensed home inspectors in the professional home inspection industry.

NAHI educates its home inspector members and informs the public of the benefits and scope of a professional home inspection. NAHI Home Inspectors meet strict membership requirements, and are held to the NAHI Standards of Practice and NAHI Code of Ethics. NAHI Home Inspectors build on their knowledge each year through required continuing education.

Ian S. Laing of First Resort Residential and Commercial Building Inspection Services has achieved the highest level of membership as a NAHI Certified Real Estate Inspector (NAHI CRI).

Inspection Training Associates (ITA) - Residential and Commercial Certified Building Inspector

Kaplan ITA is a licensed inspection training school that offers certification programs for residential and commercial inspection professionals nationwide.

Environmental Data Resources (EDR) - EDR Certified Inspector

Environmental Data Resources is the nation’s leading provider of environmental information, generating over 750,000 environmental risk reports each year.

Developed exclusively for home buyers and sellers, the EDR Neighborhood Environmental Report™ identifies potential environmental risks such as leaking underground tanks, landfills and toxic waste sites on or near a property that may threaten a family’s health or the value of their investment. It is generated from the largest collection of local, state and federal hazard records in the U.S. by the country’s most trusted source of environmental risk information.

The EDR Report is delivered as a comprehensive summary and is available to home buyers, home sellers, and homeowners through Ian S. Laing of First Resort Residential and Commercial Building Inspection Services, an EDR Certified Inspector.

The EDR Report is available for commercial properties, however, is not equal to a Phase I environmental report.

Honolulu Board of Realtors (HBR) - Affiliate Member

First Resort Residential and Commercial Building Inspection Services is an Affiliate Member of the Honolulu Board of Realtors, and is listed with the HiCentral.com Home Services Directory in the category of Home Inspection Services.

The Honolulu Board of REALTORS® (HBR) is the largest trade organization on Oahu and one of the largest of 1,500 boards of REALTORS® in the nation. The Honolulu Board of REALTORS® exists for the ethical and professional success of its members at the most efficient production given available resources.

Affiliate Membership is a category for individuals or firms who, while not engaged in the real estate profession, have interests requiring information concerning real estate and are supportive of the Board's objectives.

FLIR Thermal Imaging - Certified Level I Thermographer, and Certified Building Science Thermographer (CBST)

Thermography is the use of an infrared imaging and measurement camera to "see" and "measure" thermal energy emitted from an object.

Infrared inspection with a FLIR thermographic camera enables a powerful noninvasive method to monitor and diagnose the condition of buildings. The inspector can quickly identify problem areas that can't be seen by the naked eye, eliminating destructive probing methods. Results are captured and documented into professional reports and providing tangible proof of the inspector’s findings.

Ian S. Laing of First Resort Residential and Commercial Building Inspection Services is a Certified Level I Infrared Thermographer, and Certified Building Science Thermographer (CBST) with FLIR Systems. First Resort offers a unique value added service with the use of FLIR infrared thermography.

Better Business Bureau (BBB) - Accredited Business Member

BBB Accredited Businesses are businesses and firms who meet tough accreditation standards, agree to follow the highest principles of business ethics and voluntary self-regulation, and have accepted an invitation to join.

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