Our Services

Outsource Special Inspections, Inc. is a registered class 2 special inspections agency that can perform the special inspections (TR1) listed below, as well all progress inspections (TR8). Outsource will solicit bids for any special inspections not listed below to DOB approved companies on the client’s behalf and provide a cost analysis to help the client select a qualified bidder. Outsource can administer and coordinate the services of the company selected by the client.

Special Inspections (TR1)

  • Sprayed Fire Resistant Materials
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Firestop, Draftstop, and Fireblock Systems

Progress Inspection Items (TR1)

  • Preliminary
  • Footing and Foundation
  • Lowest Floor Elevation
  • Frame Inspection
  • Energy Code Compliance Inspections
  • Fire-Resistance Rated Construction
  • Public Assembly Emergency Lighting
  • Final

Energy Code Progress Inspections (TR8)

  • Protection of foundation insulation
  • Insulation placement and R values
  • Fenestration thermal values and ratings
  • Fenestration ratings for air leakage
  • Fenestration areas
  • Air sealing and insulation - visual
  • Air sealing and insulation - testing
  • Projection factors
  • Loading deck weather seals
  • Vestibules
  • Fireplaces
  • Dampers integral to building envelope
  • HVAC & service water heating equipment
  • HVAC and service water heating system controls
  • Duct plenum and piping insulation and sealing
  • Duct leakage testing
  • Electrical metering
  • Lighting in dwelling units
  • Interior lighting power
  • Exterior lighting power
  • Lighting controls
  • Exit signs
  • Tandem wiring
  • Electrical motors
  • Maintenance information
  • Permanent certificate