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Council-certified Moisture Control Consultant
Required: 8 years experience consulting on moisture control issues in the built environment
Council-certified Moisture Control Investigator
Required: 2 years experience investigating moisture issues in the built environment
Council-certified Residential Moisture Assessor (ENTRY-LEVEL)
Required: current employment in moisture assessment
Certification performed by ACAC: Testing, analysis, and evaluation of the individual's knowledge, skills and abilities for the purpose of certification and re-certification in the field of moisture assessments in residential indoor environments.
The Council-certified Moisture Control Investigator (CMCI) and the Council-certified Moisture Control Consultant (CMCC) conduct moisture investigations and assessments in all types of buildings. They apply knowledge of building sciences, moisture behavior and structural drying to locate the source, identify the cause, or specify the mitigation of moisture problems involving the design, construction and/or maintenance of the built environment.
A CMCI or CMCC possesses verified knowledge of the moisture control field. The CMCC and CMCI certification exams cover the most respected reference texts in the industry. Candidates must know the important industry standards. They must be familiar with scientific principles governing moisture control in the design, construction and maintenance phases of a building's life. They must understand the most common practices and protocols used by investigators and contractors, as they are often involved in specifying remediation, mitigation and repair work.
A CMCI or CMCC possesses verified experience in moisture control investigation and consulting in settings like these:
Offices and commercial buildings
Schools and public buildings
To earn the Council-certified Moisture Control Investigator (CMCI) or Council-certified Moisture Control Consultant (CMCC) designations, candidates must:
Demonstrate verifiable field experience in moisture control investigation
Pass a rigorous examination based on broad industry knowledge rather than a course curriculum
Earn the unanimous approval of the CMCC certification board
Re-certify every two years
Participate in 20 hours of professional development activities each year
Maintain the highest ethical standards
* The CIEC and CMC programs are
by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies
and the Council for Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).
* 18 other ACAC programs are accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).
* ACAC examinations are compliant with standards published by APA, AERA and NCME.
* ACAC is a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), formerly known as NOCA.