Benjamin A. Collins

Ben Collins, Benjamin A. Collins, Home Inspector

State Licensing and Registrations

  • Licensed Residential Builder  # RBB 21840
  • Licensed Commercial General Contractor # G121900
  • Licensed Building Official  # BCC 1314
  • Certified Fire Marshal  # FCF 291
  • Approved Inspection Firm for the SC Office of School Facilities  # G1- CBO 

International Code Council, Master Code Professional

The highest level of certification for Inspectors and Building Officials, representing years of experience, education and testing.  Includes the following certifications. 

  • Accessibility Inspector/ Plans Examiner 
  • Building Inspector (Commercial)
  • Building Plans Examiner
  • Certified Building Official
  • Certified Housing Code Official 
  • Certified Mechanical Code Official
  • Certified Plumbing Code Official
  • Combination Inspector 
  • Commercial Combination Inspector
  • Commercial Electrical Inspector
  • Commercial Energy Inspector
  • Electrical Inspector (Combined Commercial and Residential) 
  • Fire Inspector 1
  • ICC/AACE Property Maintenance & Housing Inspector
  • ICC/AACE Zoning Inspector
  • Mechanical Inspector
  • Mechanical Plans Examiner
  • Plumbing Inspector
  • Plumbing Plans Examiner
  • Residential Combination Inspector
  • Residential Electrical Inspector
  • Residential Energy Inspector/ Plans Examiner  

Inspector's Professional Affiliations

  • Tri County Building and Fire Association- President 
  • Building Officials Association of SC- Former Board Member
  • American Society of Home Inspectors ASHI- Member
  • International Association of Certified Home Inspectors InterNACHI- Member
  • Upperstate Code Enforcement Association- Member 
  • HomeAdvisor Top Rated and Elite Service Awards

Other Certifications or Training

  • Advanced Stucco/ EIFS Training
  • InterNACHI Certified Stucco Inspector
  • SCPI School of Home Inspection
  • Jim Barna Log Home Institute
  • Hundreds of hours of advanced continuing education through approved providers 

Awarded Badges