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Jeffery Hooper, Advanced New Construction Instructor for Inspection Depot, on:
Introduction to New Construction Inspections. Mr. Hooper has over twenty-four years experience in the custom home and light commercial construction business and inspections. He has built over 250 single family homes and 34 commercial buildings in different capacities. He has testified and provided depositions for a large number of cases involving the Home Inspection and Building Inspection field and Construction Defect Cases. Mr. Hooper has been qualified in almost all aspects of construction as an expert witness involving these cases.
Mr. Hooper currently owns and operates the home and building inspection company, Architectural Construction Technologies, Inc. in Florida. Architectural Construction Technologies started operations January 10, 1994 and has since inspected over 3,200 commercial, single and multi family homes for both resale and new construction. Architectural Construction Technologies provides technical advice and consulting services in all phases of construction related fields. Construction monitoring and dispute resolution is also within the area of services provided. Clients include homeowners associations, attorneys, corporations and private individuals.
From August 25, 1992 to September 2, 1993 Mr. Hooper was an estimator and project manager for All Claims Insurance Repairs in Hollywood, FL after hurricane Andrew. He documented and estimated damages including required repairs to homes and commercial buildings for some of the large insurance companies in South Florida (ITT Hartford, USFG, USAA, GEICO, CHUBB). He personally inspected, documented and photographed 623 homes during this time. He was responsible for completing over 12 million dollars in repairs.
From January 21, 1978 to August 25, 1992 Mr. Hooper was General Contractor, Supervisor and Project Manager for both single family homes and Jeff G. Hooper, CV page two commercial buildings. These buildings were located in nine different states. There were several Architects and Engineers that he performed work for including other General Contractors.