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Professional Builders, Inspectors, Energy Raters and Energy Auditors and
Real Estate Agents!
90 Day NO INTEREST Financing On Building and Inspecting Courses!   

Its Wise to Learn Before You Build or Buy a Home! 

Bryon A. Parffrey
Pro Builder, Inspector, Energy Rater, Educator 
Site Prep
Professional Inspector Training & Certification

"Build Your Future on Solid Foundations"
Start a New Career - Own Your Own Business
Learn On-Line, In Class, Or Correspondence!

New Fast Track Homebuilding 
& Inspector Course Enrolling Now!
 Owner Builder to Builder Boardroom Advanced "Fast Track"

Starting Tuesday March 4th 2014, This is the latest version of the classic Builder's Academy Course. PLUS ALL UPDATED INSPECTORS COURSES ALL NEW!!!!

Take this class, located at our  Houston Learning Center at 11601 Katy Freeway, Suite 223, Houston, Texas, 77079

Enroll Now: NEXT & NEW 2014 Classes

Tuesday May 13th 2014 @ 6:30 -9:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 15th @ 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 17th 8th @ 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

Then the following week

Tuesday, May 20th , @ 6:30-9:30p.m.

Thursday, May 22nd , @ 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 24th,  @ 9:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 25th, @ 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

All students in class and webinar students are welcome to our
Graduation Luncheon,
Building Your Business Q & A and Custom Home On-Site Walk Through*

Call 281-558-4100 for details and Enrollment

Become a Home Inspector!  
          With the continuing explosion in the new home market and record-setting existing home re-sales, the time has never been better for you to start your career as a home inspector. This in-demand profession is as important as it is necessary to protect homebuyers as they buy their dream home. Builders Academy can help you to start your new career today.

Becoming a home inspector is great career choice.  Whether you want to open your own practice and business and earn unlimited income or work professionally in the field, the opportunities are open in City & County Government, Private Sector, Home Inspections for Builders, Individuals, Owner Builders, Real Estate firms and Real Estate schools, Colleges and trade schools to teach as well.


Builders Academy now offers you a unique opportunity to learn to become a licensed home inspector. Through our affiliation with Tomball College, youll learn at home and at your own pace as you learn with our home-study curriculum. The demand is as high as its ever been for qualified Building Inspectors. You owe it to yourself to take advantage of this dynamic opportunity.

When you enroll in the Builders Academy Inspectors Course, you wont even have to quit your job! Youll then have the freedom to study at your pace in your spare time - or study full-time to graduate as quickly as possible. Our Inspection Course is approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission. It allows you up to six months to complete this program from your enrollment date.

How do you get started?
First, decide how you would like to enter the profession. The Texas Real Estate Commission offers several avenues to obtain your license to become a home inspector. Go to their website at, proceed to the Home Inspector tab and decide which method is the best for you to enter the profession. Once you've determine the amount of education required, come back here and choose from the many options that we have to get you started in the field of Home Inspection.

Professional Inspector I  (128 Hours)

Course Information

Become A Licensed Inspector either as a Real Estate Inspector or as an Apprentice Inspector. We have the program for you. Our Home Inspector I course earns you 128 hours of credit including 8 hours of Standard of Practice/Legal/Ethics required by the state of Texas. This is a combination of Correspondence and Classroom courses which allows you work at your own pace. In addition we also offer the 60 hour in class and Ride Along experience training modules required to get your license. Our state-of-the-art and inter-active program makes learning interesting and enjoyable. The topics covered in this course include:

Classroom Courses

Additional Texas Standard Report Form/Report Writing Course # 22285 - 8 Hours Credit

Texas Standards of Practice Course # 21124 - 4 Hours Credit

Texas Legal/Ethics Course # 24093 - 8 Hours Credit

Texas Standards of Practice Legal/Ethics Update Course # 26131 - 8 Hours Credit

Correspondence Courses

Foundations Course number 24950 - 10 Hours Credit

Framing - Course number 25024 - 8 Hours Credit

Roofing Systems - Course number 24993 - 10 Hours Credit

Building Enclosure - Course number 25038 - 10 Hours Credit

Plumbing - Course number 25105 - 8 Hours Credit

Electrical Systems Course number 25116 - 10 Hours Credit

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems Course number 25138 - 10 Hours Credit

Appliances Course number 24949 - 8 Hours Credit

New Construction: Phase Inspections Course number 25707 - 24 Hours Credit

Texas Standard Report Form/Report Writing Course number 24948 - 4 Hours Credit

Additional Texas Standard Report Form/Report Writing Course # 26240 - 8 Hours Credit

Texas Standards of Practice Course # 20745 - 4 Hours Credit

Texas Legal/Ethics Course # 26178 - 8 Hours Credit

Texas Standards of Practice Legal/Ethics Update Course # 26177 - 8 Hours Credit

Includes: Builders Academy Guide and Manual Home Inspection I
Code Check: A Field Guide to Building, Plumbing,
Mechanical & Electrical Codes.
DVDs: 4 Hours on Foundation
2 Hours on Framing
2 Hours on Energy Efficiency
TREC Approved Quizzes and Exams
(Course must be completed within 6 months of enrollment)
Most graduate in about 90 days.
ONLY $2,995 including the 60 Hr Classroom and Ride Along Module 

Professional Inspector II (324 Hours)

Course Information

Classroom Course

Building Enclosure: 4 Hour Update Course number 26817 4 Hours Credit

Correspondence Courses

Foundations Course number 22285 - 45 Hours Credit

Framing - Course number 22286 - 45 Hours Credit

Roof Systems - Course number 22287 - 40 Hours Credit

Building Enclosure - Course number 22288 - 20 Hours Credit

Plumbing - Course number 22290 - 40 Hours Credit

Electrical Systems Course number 22289 - 40 Hours Credit

HVAC Systems Course number 22291 - 40 Hours Credit

Appliances Course number 22292 - 10 Hours Credit

Business/EPA/CPSC - Course number 22295 - 10 Hours Credit

Standards of Practice/Legal/Ethics Course number 22293 - 15 Hours Credit

Standard Report Form/Report Writing Course number 22294 - 15 Hours Credit

Home inspection course give the students an additional 324 credit hours toward obtaining the 448 hour professional Inspector fast-track training program. This course includes over 3000 annotated slides describing the complete home construction project, and numerous images depicting Home Inspection details found by home inspections in actual inspections.  

Includes: Builders Academy Guide and Manual Home Inspection II
              Text: 2003 International Residential Code
                      2003 International Residential Code Study Companion
                      Ebook: Builders Academy Builder Slide Show (Over 3500 Slides)
                      Builders Academy Inspectors Watch Slide Show (1500 Slides)
TREC Approved Quizzes & Exams
 ONLY $2.995

Professional Home Inspector Program (448 Hours + 120 Class and Ride Along Module)

Save over $1000 when buying complete.

Bonus Offer INCLUDES FREE TEST PREP -Prep Course with over 700 hundred test questions, SOP guidelines, and Home inspector test taking strategies - $249 value- Free with purchase of The Builder's Academy Professional Inspector Program. (Offer expires December 31st, 2016) also FREE Shipping included, So Be Wise and Order Today! 1 payment and your ready for a lifetime of education and opportunity in Inspections, Homebuilding practices and much more!  Its a Wise Investment In Your Education! Build On A Solid Foundation with Your Education 1st!

Free Test Prep & Shipping and Handing Included!

Our Complete Professional Inspector Package which includes the 128 hour and the 320 hour courses above which totals the required 448 hours of Home Study plus the 120 hour classroom and ride Along experience module to become eligible to be a Professional Inspector in the State of Texas.

ONLY $3,995.00

Payments  $1,500.00 1st,  $1,500.00 2nd,  $995.00 Final
Special One Time Payment $3,750.00

See our OPTIONAL "Tutorial for Home Inspectors" in-class upgrade for students taking the Builder's Academy Professional Inspector Program for in-class, on-site, and hands-on learning.

Payment Plan Option available for Builder's Academy Professional Inspection (448 Hour) Correspondence Program students:

Pro Builder's Pro Inspectors Course (All Inclusive 120 with Builder's Class) 

1st Payment  $1,500    Course will be shipped upon initial payment

2nd Payment $1,500    Due 30 days after first payment

3rd Payment $1.500     Due 30 days after second payment
4th payment $1.495         Due 30 days after third payment
Total for the payment plan option = $5,995

Payment Plan Option is available for the Professional Inspector program only. Its as easy as one, two, three, and your on your way to a exciting new career! Only $1500 down and monthly payments up to 90 days.

We'll see you in class! 

Check, Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or Amex.  Start a new career Enroll today!

Only $49.95 in Black and White and $59.95 in Color 

Bryon A. K. Parffrey

Master of Arts Educational Management & Leadership MA. Ed.

Bachelors of Science Business Education, Certified Teacher, B.S. Ed.

Associates In Arts & Science, AAS. President & Founder of Builders Academy

TREC & MCE Instructor, Train The Trainer Certified, Author, CMI,       Professional Inspector #7408, Pool & Spa Certified, HERS RESNET Energy Rater & BPI Analyst, ICC Inspector, IECC Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner,

INFRA-Red Camera/IC2 Indoor Air Quality/Mold Certified, TDA Lic. Termite,

Custom Homebuilder, Radio & T.V. Host, Real Estate & Previous Mortgage Broker, CDEI, Professional Consultant

Mr. Bryon Arthur Parffrey, MA Education Leadership
Houston, Texas
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Completed all requirements and in good standing

The Woodlands
11601 Katy Freeway
Suite 223
(Fax) 281-558-5821

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Our Inspection Company!
Due to the high demand for our Professional Inspection Services, The Builders Academy, Inc. is proud to announce our other On Site Service Company.
The company is called INSPECTORTX and will feature Bryon A. Parffrey and his select team of  Graduate Inspectors.  Bryon has recently received his HERS Rating for Energy Auditing and has a wealth of experience as an Educator, Builder, and Inspector. If you need a Professional Inspection, Why not have it performed by the very best?  Simply clink the logo above and you can see our new website. While you are there, you can ask questions, make comments or book your Professional Inspection.

I cannot emphasize enough how helpful Bryon was to us during this very stressful time as first-time home buyers. After our builders pushed back our closing date for the third time, they gave us only 4 days notice of the day for our third party inspection. Bryon was available and did not reschedule due to an ice storm that same day. His inspection was extremely thorough and contained many helpful comments for us to think about. Because our walk-through was the very next day, he got the full report (including 120 pictures) to us with plenty of time to spare. I now know what to discuss with our builders and they are all things I wouldn't have noticed on my own. Definitely money well spent!!! - K. Campbell

I would highly recommend Bryon Parffrey's  service to anyone looking for a professional, thorough, and immediate inspection. Bryon Parffrey has done two home inspections for me and both times he has excelled. He goes the extra mile, advising and helping you understand the findings of the inspection. His reports are thorough, easy to read, and visual. Best of all he is charismatic, and caring while on the job, which reflects in the final product. 


"Build on a Solid Foundation of Education First"






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