Vimal Kapoor is the principal home inspector. He has over 35 years of engineering, architecture and environmental experience. He has performed over 10,000 home and building inspections and specializes in Indoor Air Quality evaluations for clients with Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) and Building Related Illness (BRI). He has been featured in The Washington Post and other publications, and has appeared on radio and TV talk shows such as WDCA’s “Making a Difference.” Vimal is a frequently requested speaker on construction and environmental issues at various consumer and real estate seminars. He serves as education instructor at Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR), Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR), and Prince George’s County Association of Realtors (PGCAR) where his classes are lively, informative, and draw heavily from his experience as a licensed home inspector and board certified indoor air quality investigator.
He has testified as an expert witness on residential construction and mold contamination in buildings before the American Arbitration Association, the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, the Fairfax County Circuit Court and the District of Columbia Court System. He is the past president of the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the American Society of Home Inspectors. As a certified Building Performance Analyst and Level I Thermographer, he has conducted numerous energy audits, and advised consumers on building green and improving the energy efficiency of their homes. Vimal is a licensed home inspector in the State of Maryland and the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is an ASHI certified inspector, (ACI). He is certified by the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) and is a Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant, (CIEC) and Council-certified Indoor Environmentalist, (CIE). Vimal is a Radon Measurement Specialist certified by the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB). He currently serves on the education committee at GCAAR and on the green committee of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA).
Ron Meely is a senior home inspector with over 35 years of diverse experience in the construction industry and has performed over 10,000 home and building inspections. As a former licensed builder/general contractor, Ron supervised the construction of hundreds of new residential and commercial buildings throughout Maryland and Virginia. As a licensed home improvement specialist, he has had extensive experience with all types of remodeling and additions, from design to completion. His services are frequently requested as a professional building consultant, and he has performed a variety of services relating to site/land development and storm water management. Ron has advised clients on structural, mechanical and electrical deficiencies found during major renovation and construction projects. He has also acted as professional arbitrator on client and contractor/builder disputes. Ron is a licensed home inspector in the State of Maryland and in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is an ASHI certified inspector, (ACI) and a Radon Measurement Specialist certified by the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB).
Romano is a senior home inspector with over 25 years of diverse experience in the home construction industry. He has excellent knowledge of building construction practices and is familiar with the latest zoning regulations and residential building codes. He has supervised construction workers and sub-contractors and maintained strict safety standards and procedures. As a former residential and commercial construction manager, Mr. Pietrobono has worked closely with clients through the home building and renovation process, from site planning to implementation. In addition to enhancing his continuing education knowledge base in plumbing, electrical, mechanical, foundation and framing construction, he has hosted and attended seminars and trade shows to monitor construction industry trends. He is a licensed home inspector in the State of Maryland and the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is an ASHI certified inspector, (ACI) and a Radon Measurement Specialist certified by the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB).