HOME INSPECTION FRANCHISE SOLD - A lucrative franchise in the home inspection world has been bought out by a company looking to combine that industry with the IAQ industry. The acquisition of Allstate Home Inspection & Household Environmental Testing by Environmental Service Professionals Inc. was completed in February. Environmental Service Professionals, or ESP, announced plans to acquire “several complementary service companies” as part of a strategy it calls “growth through acquisition.” Ed Torres, ESP’s chairman and CEO, said in a statement that a certification program it offers, the Certified Environmental Home Inspector, is going about helping to combine the worlds of IAQ and home inspection. Allstate’s president, Francis X. “Rich” Finigan, said the franchise has been around for a dozen years, coupling building inspections “with a wide variety of environmental testing services.” Finigan currently serves as treasurer of the Indoor Environmental Standards
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