About Associated Inspectors
Associated Inspectors

Inspectors & Certifications


We are Nevada-Certified residential and commercial structure inspectors with over 50 years of experience in the industry. Richard Cummins is a Certified Master Inspector® trained by InterNACHI.


Richard Cummins, Owner of Associated Inspectors. CMI (Certified Master Inspector)
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We cover the greater Las Vegas area to include, Henderson, North Las Vegas, NV and everywhere in between.

In 1997 Richard started Associated Inspectors, Inc., now a multi inspector firm. As a lead instructor for Kaplan Professional Schools, he trained home inspectors and realtors about property inspections. He is a founding member of the Southern Nevada Association of Professional Property Inspectors and has served as President, Vice-President, and Treasure. He assisted the State of Nevada in writing NRS & NAC 645D regulations which govern the home inspection and energy industry.


Certifications:

Nevada State Certified: Inspector of Structures: Master Inspector #0000064
International Code Council, ICC Building Inspector: #5073930-19
IECC: Residential Energy Inspector & Plans Examiner
International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Inspectors, IAPMO Mechanical Inspector: #090566
Building Performance Institute, BPI: Building Analyst; A/C & Heat Pump Tech #5015866
Residential Energy Services Network, RESNET: HESP & HERS Energy Rater
Environmental Protection Agency, EPA: Universal Technician
Fireplace Investigation, Research, & Education Service, F.I.R.E.: #0500-111
Inspectors Training Institute, ITA: Pool & Spa Inspections
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce: Leadership Las Vegas Graduate 1996

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Certified Master Inspector (CMI)

certified master inspector Certified Master Inspectors (CMIs)® are the best inspectors in the world. CMI is a professional designation available to all qualifying inspectors who wish to become Board-Certified by the Master Inspector Certification Board.
All CMIs are experienced, dedicated to education, and have a proven record in the inspection industry.

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The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)

The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) InterNACHI is a U.S.-based, non-profit professional association for home inspectors. Founded in 1990 by Nick Gromicko and headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, InterNACHI is the largest home inspection association in the world, with more than 12,000 members located in all 50 states, eight Canadian provinces, and 32,400 other members in some 65 other countries. Members are required to adhere to the InterNACHI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. Its website is over 235,000 pages long and gets 260 million hits per year. Member Verification

 

The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)

The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), founded in 1976, is North America’s oldest and most respected professional society of home inspectors. ASHI’s goals have always been to build customer awareness of the importance of a quality home inspection and enhance the professionalism of home inspectors. Member Verification

 

Building Performance Institute (BPI)

Building Performance Institute (BPI) BPI develops standards for energy efficiency retrofit work using an open, transparent, consensus-based process built on sound building science. From these standards, we develop professional certifications for individuals, companywide credentials for BPI GoldStar Contractors, home energy rating systems and quality assurance services that help raise the bar in home performance contracting.

 

International Code Council (ICC)

Building Performance Institute (BPI) International Code Council is the largest building and safety code organization dedicated to protecting the property, health and safety of people worldwide.

 

Thermal Imaging for Building Diagnostics (FLIR)

Building Performance Institute (BPI) FLIR infrared cameras make it easy to perform non-destructive inspections that isolate cold and warm air infiltration/exfiltration so necessary repairs and improvements can be made to tighten energy efficiency. FLIR thermal imagers can also instantly show temperature differences that verify what’s wet and what’s dry and are the IR inspection cameras preferred most by building experts for fast, reliable diagnosing of a full range of building applications.