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TAREI 2017 Spring Conference

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TAREI Spring Conference

April 28-29, 2017

San Antonio, TX




Friday, April 28, 2017


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Wally Glaser



Wally Glaser with Breckenridge Insurance Group will cover items such as:

Claims- This will include what your situtation might be and the proper steps to take. Discussion will include crawl spaces, plumbing, decks, roof, windows, structure, water damage, electrical box, etc.

Contract- pre inspection agreement. report writing and clauses for pre-inspection agreement.

Products-Will discuss Pex piping, CSST, Chimney, etc.

Insurance- E&O, General Liability, Contingent Liability, Extended Tail, Renewal Application, and Risk Management.


10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Chick Kindig



As we all know, CSST continues to make the news. Mr. Kindig is a field trainer for this product and will be helping inspectors navigate how to inspect the properly.


1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

David Williams



Mr. Williams will be covering all roof types including new types you will start seeing more of.




Saturday, April 29, 2017

Track 1


8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Building Science

John Umphress


Due to advancements of the building codes – especially the energy code – houses have changed a lot in the last decade and will continue to change in the years ahead. Affordability and occupant expectations will also impact how we build houses and, as well as their durability and delivered comfort. John will cover trends in the energy codes, green building and building science and how those will impact home design and construction.


1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Jon Esquivel with Austin Star Services


Jon, along with Scott Regan, will be covering HVAC 101 which will include load calculations, proper temp splits, how to size returns correctly plus much more!


Saturday, April 29, 2017

Track 2


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Report Writing:Advanced

Larry White


Spending too much time on your inspection reports? Want your reports to look more professional? Want to learn how to customize your report layouts, create new report templates?

Come join us for a Advanced training class on WhisperReporter where you will find solutions to all of the above questions.

Just a few of the topics which will be covered in this class:

  • WhisperReporter Tips and Tricks
  • Using WhisperReporter with Tablet Computers
  • Save time by creating custom templates and RapidRemarksTM
  • Introduction to the WhisperReporter Report Designer
    • Learn how to create a Phase Inspection Report template
  • See how WhisperReporter can help email and/or FTP your completed reports
  • Using the Data Manager to Archive and Merge reports
  • See how WhisperReporter’s Export feature can help migrate your inspection data into other useful applications such as Word, Excel and Quickbooks
  • And much more…

It is recommended that class attendees have a basic working knowledge of WhisperReporter.  All class attendees who decide to purchase WhisperReporter will receive a $100 discount off of the normal purchase price.



TAREI Member One Day $99

TAREI Member Both Days $149

Non-Member One Day $149

Non-Member Both Days $199




Courtyard by Marriott

Sea World/Westover Hills

11605 TX-151

San Antonio, TX 78251