“It was a real honor to recognize the amazing history of ASHI, my friend Tommy Byrne and the remarkable educational achievement of Greg Grabs.” commented Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop
(PRWEB) January 20, 2012
Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop, presented the 2011 Tom Byrne Memorial Award to Mr. Greg Grabs at the annual general meeting of the American Society of Home Inspectors conference - Inspection World, in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, January 7, 2012. The award was created in honor of Mr. Tom Byrne, who was a charter member of ASHI, ASHI President and ASHI’s longest-serving board member. Mr. Byrne was a champion of education, and a mentor and friend to many professional home inspectors.
The award, which includes a plaque and a $3000 cash prize from Carson Dunlop, goes to the person who annually achieves the highest graduating mark in the ASHI@HOME home inspection education program. The ASHI@HOME program is a comprehensive 10-course program, created by Carson Dunlop to provide new professionals with all the tools necessary for a successful career in home inspection. The award was conceived by Past Presidents John Palczuk and Alan Carson, and is supported by Carson Dunlop, Palczuk and the ASHI Foundation.
This year's recipient, Mr. Greg Grabs of Bismarck, North Dakota, is an agricultural engineer who joined ASHI in September 2011. Mr. Grabs achieved a remarkable overall grade of 95% on this rigorous 10-course postsecondary level education program.
“It was a real honor to recognize the amazing history of ASHI, my friend Tommy Byrne and the remarkable educational achievement of Greg Grabs.” commented Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop. “Greg clearly has both an aptitude and attitude that are ideally-suited to the profession and I look forward to seeing great things from Greg and his company, Prime Property Inspections.” added Mr. Carson.
About Carson Dunlop
Carson, Dunlop & Associates Ltd. has been a leading Consulting Engineering Firm devoted to building inspection since 1978. They are one of the largest independent home inspection companies in North America that leverages their extensive technical knowledge across six integrated business lines - Home Inspection, Commercial Inspection, Report Writing, Energy Audits, Home Inspector Training and Continuing Education.