About JLC Inspections

Jack Clausen is the owner and primary inspector for JLC Inspections, Inc. During the past 30 years, he has gained a very broad knowledge of the construction industry as it relates to building defects, environmental concerns such as Mold, Allergens, VOC’s and much more and is also one of the countries very few that holds 4 top level Engineering related and accredited certifications specific to the Indoor Air Quality industry. Jack’s broad list of qualifications include:

Professional Certifications and Licenses:
Building:

General Contractors License: California State Contractors Board B-803849
Certified Building Inspector: American Home Inspectors Training Institute, LTD #010784
Residential Real Estate Inspector: FREA #0024157 (RREI)

Indoor Air Quality:

Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant:(CIEC) American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)

Council-certified Microbial Consultant: (CMC) American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) #0607106

Council-certified Environmental Thermography Consultant:(CTEC) American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)

Council-certified Moisture Control Consultant:(CMCC) American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)
Certified Mold Tech Inspector: Mold Tech #0018
Certified Mold Detection Dog Handler: Florida Canine Academy, Inc William Whitstine (Master Trainer)

Consulting:

Member of the National Certification Board for the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC). This board approves the mold and all indoor air quality certifications designations for all accredited inspectors across the United States.

Science:

Council-certified Moisture Control Consultant:(CMCC) American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)

Council-certified Environmental Thermography Consultant:(CETC) American Council for Accredited Certifications #1010018
Certified Level 1 Thermographer: Infrared Training Center #26456

Jack is also one of the few building inspectors in the Nation that holds 4 prestigious certifications specific to the indoor air quality industry. He is a  Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) a Council-certified Microbial Consultant ( CMC )a Council-certified Moisture Control Consultant:(CMCC) and Council-certified Environmental Thermography Consultant:(CTEC) . All  4 prestigious certifications are held by less than 25 inspectors Nationwide, requiring a minimum of 8 years of field experience and training. All 4 certifications are engineering related and accredited. A CMC is the person all other mold inspectors come to when they experience something new and need advice. A CIEC is the go to person for all indoor air quality problems. Jack also sits on the advisory board for the American Indoor Air Quality Council assisting in the approval process of all A.I.A.Q.C. mold inspectors across the nation. See front page on how to choose a mold inspector.

As a mold inspector, Jack separates himself from the typical inspector by also utilizing the unique sense of smell from trained and Certified Mold Detection Dogs. These dogs are unique in that they have been trained much like a bomb, drug, or arson dog to locate the source, in this case Mold!

Jack exercises his knowledge and expertise on a daily basis by consulting with both commercial establishments and homeowners regarding proper property maintenance. Beyond the day-to-day business, Jack has enjoyed personally designing and building all phases of home construction.

In addition to his vast knowledge of the construction industry, Jack also brings to the business a strong management background after having served many years as Manager in charge of Sales, Marketing and Operations for an Internationally known Corporation. Customer service and communication skills are his greatest attributes.

In the Real Estate world, Jack takes particular pride in his ability to assess and convey non-critical issues that can be easily remedied, as well as more important issues that require specific action prior to escrow closing. He strongly believes that quick response and strong communication are the keys to successful transactions.