Monthly Webinars

Earn CE credits and deepen your understanding of property loss without leaving the office.

  • July 07, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Nature vs. Structure: Wind Beyond Roofing
    Presented by: Richard Grimshaw, P.E.

    Can wind damage siding? Can it shift the foundation? This course reviews the sources of wind damage and how it can affect a structure from the top to the bottom and from the outside in. You’ll learn how to identify how deeply wind damage can affect a structure and how to detect key indicators.

    This one-hour course offers CE credit for AL, FL, IN, MS, NC, NM, TX, and WY, with pending approval in GA and OK. 

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  • July 21, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Troubled Water: Residential Water Intrusion
    Presented by: Casey McKinley, P.E.

    Water is the leading cause of property damage – 1 in 50 homeowners will file a water damage claim annually! Gain the knowledge on determining the source and duration of water intrusion, how to mitigate damage, and problems from the common to the rare, as well as how to differentiate between the many types of water intrusion.

    This one-hour course offers CE credit for AL, FL, IN, MS, NC, NM, TX, and WY, with pending approval in GA and OK. 

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  • August 04, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Constructing the Scene: Wood Deck Construction and Failure Methods
    Presented by: Steven Little, P.E.

    Decks can be crucial for our social lives, storage, and aesthetic value, but their failures can lead to costly repairs or personal injuries. Learn the common failures of decking and the construction methods to prevent this potential safety issue.

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  • August 18, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Troubled Water: Multi-unit Water Intrusion and Building Envelope Defects
    Presented by: Jeff Coyne, P.E.

    Water can find its way into a structure through any opening, and in multi-unit structures, one tenant’s problem can quickly spread. In this webinar, learn how to identify the most common entry points for water and how to mitigate water loss in large buildings.

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  • September 01, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Troubled Water: Managing Wall System Drainage
    Presented by: Paul Burtis, P.E.

    Homeowners are often caught off-guard when home inspections reveal deficiencies in stucco or veneer. This course will keep you in the know about stucco requirements, common deficiencies, and installation errors, as well as how to mitigate these factors. Moreover, you’ll learn to recognize deficiencies without destructive testing.

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  • September 15, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Nature vs. Structure: Flooding Beyond Direct Structural Damage
    Presented by: Jonathon Woodard, P.E.

    2020 was a record year for hurricane events, which caused flooding throughout impacted areas. The forces associated with a flood event can be destructive but causes of structural damage from flooding often extends deeper than these direct forces. Learn about the different types of flood damage and how to address repairs.

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  • October 06, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Product Failure Trends: Forensic Testing 101
    Presented by: Stephanie Adams, P.E.

    Protect your evidence with an in-depth understanding of the investigation process and the importance of a single chain of custody. Explore how a streamlined expert investigation can not only provide answers but also shine light on subrogation potential.

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  • October 20, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Product Failure Trends: Faucets
    Presented by: John Holiday, P.E.

    Homeowners demand a lot of their faucets, and so much affects their durability: from material to installation to maintenance, a lot can cause a faucet to fail before its life expectancy. Learn how to recognize common modes of failure in faucets and their components, and what to look for in preventing premature failure.

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  • November 17, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Origin Stories: Electric + Fire
    Presented by: John Heinen, IAAI-CFI(V)/ECT, CFEI

    Electricity plays a part in every fire investigation, and it can be difficult to understand what factors are at play in your claim. Find out about the most common culprits and how to ensure your investigator is keeping up with the updated NFPA guidelines for fire investigation and electricity.

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  • December 01, 2021
    11:00 a.m. ET
    Nobody Wants Their Expert Excluded: Daubert Challenges and Motions to Exclude
    Presented by: Emily Faith, JD

    If your claim goes into litigation, the last thing you want is for your expert to be excluded. Learn how to select an expert based on their credentials and qualifications, how the use of the scientific method  by your expert helps ensure admissibility of their opinions, and important considerations in responding to a Daubert Challenge or a motion to exclude. Don’t miss out on this vital crash course!

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