A Brief AII™ History
The American Institute of Inspectors® was formed in 1989 by five men who were searching for a uniform credentialing body with mandatory standards for home inspectors. When it was discovered that none existed, AII™ was born.
The American Institute of Inspectors® is a non-profit corporation established as a national inspection trade association. The purpose of the association is to promote a high level of professionalism in the inspection industry by certifying qualified individuals as inspectors. This is accomplished through approved training and examination of those who apply for certification.
The AII™ Board of Directors is composed of Inspection and Construction Educators, Insurance Professionals, and Attorneys, as well as Active and Retired Inspectors. All have high regard for professionalism in the Inspection Industry. This Board donates their time and effort for the benefit of the association members.
Certified members operate under the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the American Institute of Inspectors®.
We are an association of Inspectors helping Inspectors, supporting and assisting each other. Our 24/7 Hotline is an unparalleled communication device in the home inspection industry, providing answers, education, friendship and support.