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Basic home inspections are no substitute for specialized environmental hazard testing. General home inspectors evaluate the visible areas of structures, but may not provide a complete picture of the property. Any number of materials can affect indoor air quality, and it's important to be aware of environmental hazards that can affect your home and more importantly, the health of your family.

ACAC Logo Certified For Mold Inspections Geno Swick of B4 Home Group is ACAC Board Certified in Mold Inspection. Unlike most of the certificates held by other companies, this is a nationally recognized and respected certification. The Federal government has created the Unified Facilities Guide Specifications (USGS 02 85 00.00 20 Mold Remediation)(page 5). The specification requires that a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or ACAC certificant conduct the mold assessment on mold remediation contracts.

Learn more about CRMI (Certified Residential Mold Inspector) at

Certified Compliant from MIAQ (Mold & Indoor Air Quality Board of Professional Ethics)

miaq certified compliantMold and Indoor Air Quality is a highly specialized science and a very Under-Regulated Industry. Certified Inspectors, Assessors and Testers by MIAQ meet the highest requirements of ethical and scientific standards. Only those proven to understand and practice scientific and industry standards meet the strict requirements of their Board. There is a difference in providing you with the accurate and properly conducted testing and assessments and having a “semi –qualified “ assessment. MIAQ certification assures will get you the thorough and accurate information that you need. B4 Inspections is the ONLY MIAQ Certified Mold Inspector in the Nashville area.

State of Tennessee

Geno Swick of B4 Home Group has been appointed to the State of Tennessee Advisory Board for Home Inspectors. Mr. Swick is a Master Inspector with the Home Inspectors of Tennessee Association. In June 2014, Mr. Swick retired from performing regular type Home Inspections, so he can focus all his attention on Mold, Radon, and Indoor Air Quality.

EPA Lead Certified

epa-lead-certificate thumbLead can still be found in homes, despite lead based paint being banned since 1978. B4 Home Group is certified by the EPA for lead inspections and handling of lead. EPA Certification #NAT-29255-1 for Lead Inspection. (see image right).

Lead Inspector: EPA Certificate #2188
Target: Housing - Child-Occupied Facilities

Lead Assessor: EPA Certificate #1696
Target: Housing - Child-Occupied Facilities

Geno Swick is certified by,
and/or a member of:

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  • CRMI (Certified Residential Mold Inspector) Certification# 11815
  • CEI - Certified Environmental Investigator
  • H.I.T.A.- Home Inspectors of Tennessee Assn.
  • PA Certification #NAT-29255-1 for Lead Inspection
  • ASM – American Society for Microbiology
  • MHI – Master Home Inspector
  • ASTM - Member of the American Society for Testing & Materials
  • A.I.H.A – American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • E.I.A. – Environmental Information Association
  • CERTI – Center for Environmental Research & Technology. Radon Speaker training Program
  • E.S.A. – Environmental Solutions Association
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  • E.S.A. – Methamphetamine Inspection & Sampling
  • MycoMeter® Certification #0099dk
  • National Environmental Health Association: Radon Testing and Analysis Certification #103149 RT
  • American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists
  • IESO – Indoor Environmental Standards Sub-Committee (writing new standards for ANSI review for third-party review)
  • IAQA – Written standards subcommittee
  • IAQA Review Committee
  • Indoor Air Quality Association – Indoor Environmentalist Course – Completed Certification
  • CAP – Construction Arbitration Program (Arbitrator)
  • N.H.I.E. National Home Inspectors Exam: PASSED
  • State of TN Home Inspectors Licensing ProgramID.#00000143 - retired June 2014
  • Nashville Chamber of Commerce
  • Completed 64 hour Industrial Hygiene by AIHA

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"Geno diagnosed a problem with our house, made a recommendation on how to fix it and then came back to test and make sure the repairs had been done. He really helped us out. I highly recommend Geno!" 

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