All Tech Consulting Group Home Inspections Lanark

 

Cam Allen and Paul Zammit make up All-Tech's Inspection Team. Their qualifications include the kind of education and experience that will help you make an informed decision about your prospective or current home. 

CAM'S EDUCATION and CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Province of Ontario Masters License in Industrial Woodwork (L.I.W.)

  • NHI (National Home Inspector) as issued by the National Home Inspection Certification Council (NHICC) www.nationalhomeinspctor.org

  • ACI (ASHI Certified Inspector) of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)

  • RHI (Registered Home Inspector) as issued by CAHPI (Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors) – cahpi.ca

  • NCH (National Certificate Holder) as issued by CAHPI – cahpi.ca

  • Ryerson Polytechnical Institute Certificate in Design

CAM'S EXPERIENCE:

  • A former new home builder/renovator, including of heritage buildings and former owner of a contract woodworking company, spanning over forty years;

  • Has served the residential inspection needs of clients in Eastern Ontario since 1999, having completed over 8,000 home inspections;

  • "Ask the Inspector" and GreenTech-The Series weekly columnist since 2001 and 2009, respectively, in The Homes section of the Kingston Whig Standard/Sun Media publications;

  • Founder/Co-ordinator of the Heritage Home Inspectors' Training Course for Home Inspectors. Once licencing is completed in 2019, this course will be available to new home inspectors.

  • Retired Builder "GreenHouse Certified" Construction program by EnerQuality and supported by the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA).


CAM's INDUSTRY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Committee Member: DACUM for Canadian Home Inspector Standards.


  • TIPR Regional Examiner for the National Certification Program for the National Home Inspection Certification Council (NHICC)

  • Past Chairman of the Kingston Regional Group of the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI)

  • Past Provincial Director/Treasurer of the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI)



                                                        
                             ONTARIO HOME INSPECTION ACT 2017: Cam's Involvement

In September 2018, Cam was in contact with the new Minister, Todd Smith with respect to completing the Administrative Authority. Minister Smith replied, advising he had been briefed and the process was back on the track after the election.

In February of 2018, Cam's column advised prospective home buyers on buying a home prior to the Administrative Authority being completed.

In February of 2018, again at the request of the Minister, Cam spent 2 days working with the Minister of Government and Consumer Services staff in conjunction with various stakeholders, continuing to develop the licencing process. 

In September of 2017, at the request of the Minister, Cam attended meetings with respect to developing the Administrative Authority. He was one of three home inspectors selected, as consultants, to represent the industry at these meetings. 

On April 29, 2017, an all party approval of the Ontario Home Inspection Act was passed in the Legislature. This was the primary first step to licencing. The next step is to develop an Administrative Authority for governance of the Act and licenses for individual home inspectors.

On November 3, 2016, Cam was in attendance for the announcement as Minister Lalonde introduced legislation to license home inspectors in Ontario. This legislation, which is expected to be functional by early 2019, will require every home inspector in Ontario to be licensed. This is the culmination of over 15 years of effort by a group of dedicated individuals, Cam among them, to bring attention to this important legislation to protect every Ontario Home buyer.

As a result of Cam's effort, in September of 2016, at her request, Cam travelled to Queens Park to meet with the new Minister of Consumer and Government Services, Marie-France Lalonde, for a meeting on the proposed home inspection legislation. See letter here.

In 2016, Cam wrote an open letter to MPP, David Orazietti, Minister of Government and Consumer Services, which appeared in the Kingston Whig. To read Minister Orazietti's response and letter of appreciation, please click here.

Cam wrote an updated article on Feb. 28, 2013, which was published in the Kingston Whig Standard and, again, on July 25, 2013, also in the Kingston Whig.

On August 15, 2012, Cam wrote an article that was published in the  Toronto Sun, with information on the state of certification for home inspectors.  

In fact, there are no mandated industry standards, currently.  Hopefully, however, that will soon change. 


                                                          PAUL ZAMMIT'S EXPERIENCE:

When Paul joined All-Tech in early 2018, he brought over 20 years of construction experience, general contracting and heritage renovation to the Group. Cam has always been of the opinion that home inspectors should have a strong background in residential construction and renovation. 
Paul is now registered in the CAHPI certification process. 

Some of Paul's more recognized projects are the renovation and restoration of the Fall River Restaurant in Maberly, ON, then known as Canada's Greenest Restaurant. He has built a number of new homes, including his log home, near Maberly, ON. As well, he built one of the first straw bale timber frame buildings in the region. His last major project was a complete renovation and restoration of the 10,000 sq ft. Perth Courier Heritage Building in downtown Perth. 



It's obvious how much you care about your clients and what a great work ethic you have.  If only all trades people could be like you!  I will definitely be recommending you to my friends.

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All-Tech Consulting Group service area:


Kingston and area
Perth
Smiths Falls
Carleton Place
Almonte
(Frontenac, Lanark, Leeds and Grenville)

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