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Jacob Mermin has been awarded a State of Florida Home Inspector License and a State of Florida Mold Assessor License.

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Jacob Mermin President of Jacob Mermin Inspections Inc. has received his State of Florida Home Inspector license and his State of Florida Mold Assessor License. These Licenses have been required by the Sate of Florida since March 1st 2011. Because of the vast education, certifications, and experience Jacob Mermin was grandfathered in as a State of Florida Licensed Home Inspector, license # HI975, and as State of Florida Licensed Mold Assessor license # MRSA684.

Jacob Mermin has over 20 years experience in Indoor Air Quality as it pertains to HVAC, Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning. Jacob Mermin received is EPA certification for the use of Freon in HVAC systems from the ESCO institute in 1994. This program was developed for the HVAC industry by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1993 in direct response to the Clean Air Act dictated by the Montreal Protocols for Indoor Air Quality.

Jacob Mermin is a graduate of the Penn Foster School of Home Inspections in 2007 and has been a Member in good standing with The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors since 2007. Jacob Mermin has done more than 1500 home inspections and more than 500 Visual Chinese Drywall Inspections since 2007.

In 2008 Jacob Mermin completed training and examination requirements through Mold, Inspection, Consulting, and Remediation Organization, known as MICRO and was awarded the Certification of Mold Inspector.

In 2010 Jacob Mermin completed required training to be a Certified Indoor Environmentalist through Indoor Sciences Inc. an IAQ Training and Consulting Company, Internationally known and located in Chicago Illinois. Because of this training and his Mold Assessor License and experience Jacob Mermin has done several thousand mold related inspections, and tests. These tests include: air testing, swabs, sticky slides, ERMI DNA testing, Chinese Drywall, and VOC’s, known as Volatile Organic Compounds.

Jacob Mermin has been a member of many organizations such as the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, The International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants, Indoor Air Quality Association, Indoor Air Quality USA, and Women’s Council of Realtors, Realtor Association of Greater Ft. Myers and the Beach and finally the Christian Chamber of Commerce.