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Welcome Brian Marcy - Grand Rapids MI Commercial Building Inspector

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bill Warner, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. Bill Warner

    Bill Warner Administrator Staff Member NACBI Member

  2. John Bowman

    John Bowman NACBI Staff Staff Member NACBI Member

    Welcome Brian!
  3. Brian Marcy

    Brian Marcy Community Member NACBI Member

    Thanks for the warm welcome! I was just coming to do an intro post and this seems like the perfect spot.

    Today is my first day cruising the message boards and I am already enjoying the NACBI culture. Calling SFRs "shaqs" is pretty funny to me and that has been my primary business for the last year. I have a background in mechanical engineering and have always enjoyed real estate as an investment. About a year ago a decided to make the jump into home inspection full time with the reasoning "if I can design and troubleshoot fully automated assembly lines, I can probably inspect a furnace." I signed up for InterNACHI and took their online courses, which helped fill in some gaps in my home knowledge, and have been inspecting ever since.

    I've been having a ton of fun, and it sure beats sitting at a desk all day, but I'm not one to sit around and say "this is good enough." There are about 100+ residential inspectors around here and as far as I can tell only one person that markets commercial services. Grand Rapids is a pretty big and growing city, and I smelled the opportunity, which brings me here today. I am also drawn to the lower emotion "just the facts" business aspect of commercial over residential inspections. I'm sure I'll have a ton of questions as I make the jump, so I'm happy to be a part of this association. I'm already seeing a lot of good information.

    Of course I also would like to be a contributing member. If you have questions about RTUs or three phase anything, there are probably better resources than me. For what it's worth, I did build my own Wordpress websites and could potentially help if anybody has questions about that.
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  4. Dale Duffy

    Dale Duffy Administrator Staff Member NACBI Member

    Welcome aboard, Brian.....!
  5. Jeffrey R Jonas

    Jeffrey R Jonas Active Community Member NACBI Member

    Welcome Brian!
  6. Chuck Forman

    Chuck Forman Community Post Master NACBI Member

    Welcome aboard Brian!
  7. Terry Clayton

    Terry Clayton Community Post Master NACBI Member

    Welcome Brian and all of the others who have joined since the last time i was able to check the board

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