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2017 TAREI Summer Conference

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Loads and Loads of Choices! PLUS a TRADE SHOW!



Your education committee has been working very hard to provide Texas home inspectors with the BEST QUALITY education available. They are providing many choices in order for you to pick and choose what topics suit you best. Check out the agenda below and REGISTER TODAY!








Pool Inspections

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Hayward Mobile training centers are a fully stocked work area for hands-on diagnosis, troubleshooting, and training. Their pop-like displays for product demonstrations and advanced audio-visual tools for instruction transform the MTC into a multi-purpose education lab. Transparent and cutaway displays offer an inside look at how products work and self-contained electric, gas and water hookups allow many of the displays to act as simulators.

Come and see the "behind the scenes" look at most components of pools, including electrical!


Texas Department of Agriculture Applicator CEUs

Tommy Kezar

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

We realize many home inspectors also hold a TDA Certified Applicator License. TAREI is happy to offer 4 hours of TDA Continuing Education Credits.  This course does require an ADDITIONAL $100 Fee payable to CTN Educational Services.  You will also receive TREC CEUs as well and you do not have to hold a TDA license to attend the class.


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Advanced HVAC - 8 hrs

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



What is new? Fresh air, current code, ​House Bill 1736, Correct new construction requirement's, Hands on training on how ERVS and Fresh air and diagnostic's work. THIS IS A HAND'S ON COURSE with lots of visual


July 14, 2017




Smart Home Technology

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

This technology is here. You need to know what is installed, what is new and what is coming in the future. Let Jason Lowery and Derek Boyles fill you on what to look for and how to inform your client.



Thermal Imaging: FLIR

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Expand your knowledge and grow your business. The infrared home inspection training course is designed to instruct the professional home inspector in the practice of thermography. The course provides basic thermography training including: infrared camera operation, infrared fundamentals, thermal science and heat transfer. This two day course provides thermography examples of structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical construction defects and other infrared applications specific to the home inspection profession. Attendees learn how to create professional infrared reports by image interpretation and the use of correct terminology.


Septic Basics

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Austin Rooter Service

Justin Boyum and Rick Lucas


The goal of this course is to teach home inspectors how to perform an inspection of the septic system of a home.
After successful completion of the training, the student will be able to:

*describe two types of inspections of onsite wastewater (septic) treatment systems

*perform a maintenance


*perform a functional inspections

*document the inspection findings in a report.


Attorneys and LLCs

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Attorneys who are familiar with Inspectors and LLC will be on-hand to discuss the pittfalls and upside to LLCs.  Time permitting they will also cover other legal information important to running your business.









July 15, 2017



Track 2:

CSST - 4 hrs

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Lavera Vincent with the Brennan Teel Foundation along with special guests speakers will be covering the dangers of CSST and how we, as inspectors, should handle situations involving CSST. We will be go over possible report language you can use in regards to this product.


Roofing 101 - 4 hours

1:00 - 5:00


Vick Kennedy, a well-versed inspector, will be going over clay and tile roofing. Come join us as we look at new products as well as the old and how to report deficencies.








Legal/Ethics/Sop Update: Required Course

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


We realize this course is not one to get too excited about! The good news is that speaker, Joe Gonzales has pulled out all the stops to make sure you enjoy this class! He will encourage group participation, questions and answers!


You might actually learn something!




2017 Trade Show!


Johnston Supply will provide door prizes and discounts!


Austin Rooter will be providing discounts to all referrals in the Central Texas Area.


Repair Pricer


Central Texas Chapter of TAREI




Repair Pricer is sponsoring breaks each day.


Chuys' will be providing TWO

gift cards for door prizes.






















One Day Member: $99.00

Both Days Member: $149.00


One Day Non-Member: $149.00

Both Days Non-Member: $199.00


WANT TO JOIN TAREI and receive the discount along with other benefits? CLICK HERE to view and print our membership application.