Tom Edwards,
Home/Building Inspector  

Tom  has over 35 years experience in building and 21 years experience as a Home/Building Inspector. He has personally performed over 10-12,000 inspections.

He is a licensed commercial/residential general contractor in North Carolina since 1984. Prior to that, Mr. Edwards learned the building trade working in his family’s building business.

Tom served as a Building Code   Inspector  (Structural, Level II) for the City of High Point from 1989-90. He has operated a home inspection company since working with the municipality to present day.

 

State Certification and Licensure

bulletNorth Carolina Home Inspector: # 371
bulletNorth Carolina General Contractor: # 20196
bulletStructural Building Code Inspector: Level II (certificate in Raleigh)

Associations and Appointments

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Gubernatorial Appointee to the North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board/ Governor Mike Easley Appointment: January 2002 - June 2004

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Co - Author of Mandatory Licensee Course / NCHILB for 2001,2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

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Delegate: North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board Exam Review Committee / 1999

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Content Reviewer for the National Home Inspector Exam (NHIE) by invitation from the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors (EBPHI) / Chicago, Ill. -2002 & 2004

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Certified Member of American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) since 1994

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Member/ Board of Directors of the Examination Board for Professional Home Inspectors, Inc. (EBPHI) in Chicago, Illinois .  (2006-2008) The EBPHI oversees and encourages the use of the National Home Inspection Exam (NHIE) to states engaged in the licensing and testing of applicants in their states.   As of February 2008 there are 22 states (and growing) currently using the NHIE for the testing of applicants.

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President of NC-ASHI / 2006-2007

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President of NC ASSOCIATION OF ASHI CHAPTERS (NCAAC) / 1999-2000

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President of Central NC-ASHI/1999-2000

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President-Elect of North Carolina ASHI / 2005

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Chairman: NC-ASHI Annual Training Seminar/ 1999 & 2005

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Instructor: NC-ASHI Annual Seminar/ 1996

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Delegate to ASHI Leadership Seminar/Chicago-1998, 1999 & 2005

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Member: ASHI International Council of Representatives (COR) : 1998-2003 & 2005-2006

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Member: Continuing Education Committee /NCHILB - North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board / 2001-Present

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Member: Rules Committee/ NCHILB - North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board / 2004 - present.

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Member:  Standardized Form Committee/ NCHILB - North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board / 2005