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Adjustable widemouth pliers
Adjustable wrenches
Air samplers or collectors
  • Air sampling devices
Air sampling pumps
Air velocity and temperature monitors
  • Air velocity and temperature meters
  • Airflow meters
  • Volt-ammeters
Borescope inspection equipment
  • Borescopes
Calibrated resistance measuring equipment
  • Ground resistance testers
Carbon monoxide analyzer
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
Circuit tester
  • Circuit analyzers
  • Continuity testers
  • Electrical circuit testers
Concrete or cement testing instruments
  • Concrete strength measurers
  • Concrete testers
Conductivity meters
Desktop calculator
  • 10-key calculators
Desktop computers
Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • Video inspection cameras
Digital cameras
Dissolved oxygen meters
Distance meters
  • Electronic distance measuring equipment
Drafting kits or sets
  • Drafting tools
Electronic measuring probes
  • Probe rods
Force or torque sensors
  • Force gauges
  • Torque meters
Gas detectors
  • Combustible gas detectors
  • Gas leak detection devices
GFI circuit testers
  • Arc receptacle testers
  • Ground fault circuit interrupter GFCI testers
Handheld thermometer
  • Handheld thermometers
Inspection mirror
  • Inspection mirrors
Insulation testers
Laser measuring systems
  • Laser measuring devices
Laser printers
Level sensors or transmitters
  • Transit levels
  • Automatic levels
  • Electronic levels
  • Lock levels
  • Optical levels
  • Light meters
Liquid leak detectors
  • Refrigerant leak detectors
  • Ultrasonic leak detectors
Measuring wheels for distance
  • Distance measuring wheels
  • Map wheels
  • Megohmeters
Metal detectors
  • Magnetic locators
Microfiche or microfilm viewer components or accessories
  • Laser fiches
Microwave leakage meters
  • Microwave leakage detectors
Moisture meters
  • Clamp-on multimeters
  • Digital multimeters
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Optical character recognition systems
  • Optical scanners
Personal computers
  • Pocket personal computers PC
pH meters
Plumb bobs
Portable data input terminals
  • Computerized data collectors
  • Wearable mobile inspection computers
Power drills
  • Cordless drills
Power meters
  • Power analyzer dataloggers
Pressure indicators
  • Water pressure gauges
Pressure or vacuum recorders
  • Pounds per square inch PSI test gauges
  • Pressure gauges
Radon detectors
  • Radon detection devices
Remote reading thermometers
  • Refrigeration thermometers
  • Architects' scales
  • Engineering scales
Scientific calculator
  • Programmable calculators
Single gas monitors
  • Chlorine meters
Stud finders
  • Stud locators
Surface thermometers
  • Asphalt thermometers
Tablet computers
Tape measures
Temperature humidity testers
  • Temperature/humidity testers
  • Infrared thermometer lasers
  • Non-contact infrared thermometers
Two way radios
Ultrasonic examination equipment
  • Ultrasonic thickness gauges
Vibration testers
  • Vibration meters
Voltage or current meters
  • Voltage testers
Water analyzers
  • Water quality test kits


Accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks Hot technology
  • Intuit Quicken
Calendar and scheduling software
Compliance software
  • Automated permit system software
  • NorthWest Builders Network Plan Analyst
  • OptaSoft Commercial Building Inspector
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Arc Second PocketCAD
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology
Data base reporting software
  • Mobile building inspection software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • Real estate and tax software
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot technology
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Municipal geographic management software
  • SAP Hot technology
Internet browser software
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcView
  • Trimble Digital Fieldbook
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Procurement software
  • Vision Software
Project management software
  • Microsoft Project Hot technology
  • Oracle Primavera Systems
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Inspection Depot Home Guide System
  • Microsoft Word
  • New construction inspection form software
  • Residential home inspection form software

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