Cliff Kapson

Cliff Kapson

Vice President

Cliff Kapson brings over 25 years of residential and commercial exterior building envelope experience to EDI. Both personally and through Cliff Kapson Consulting’s nationwide network of inspectors, thousands of exterior cladding inspections have been performed over the years across the US, including Puerto Rico, as well as in various regions of Canada. This experience gives Cliff a unique understanding of the many issues associated with improper installation and maintenance of these claddings in all types of climates and conditions.

Cliff generously offers guidance and technical support to inspectors, builders, contractors, and clients.  He firmly believes that sharing and exchanging knowledge, information and experience with others helps lift the entire industry to a higher level.


Cliff Kapson Consulting, Ltd



Industry experience

23 years

Industry Education/Certifications

Sto Corp, Atlanta, GA – Applicator Training Program, 1997 Dryvit Systems, Inc.., West Warwick, RI – Applicator Training Program, 1998 Northwest Wall & Ceiling, Seattle, WA – Stucco and EIFS Inspector Training Program, September 1998 ASTM Symposium, Seattle, WA – Water Management in EIFS-­‐Clad Homes, April 1999 Exterior Design Institute – Moisture Analyst/Building Envelope II, August 1999 Association of the Wall & Ceiling Industry – EIFS Education & Certificate Program, 1999 Northwest Wall & Ceiling, Seattle, WA – Inspection Maintenance and Repair Seminar, September 2000

Work Experience

Vice-President, NAK Pest Control, Inc. 1985 – 1996 President, EnviroSpec, Inc. 1996 – 2014 President, Cliff Kapson Consulting, Ltd, 2014 – Present

Industry Training/As Instructor

New England Chapter, American Society of Home Inspectors, 7th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA – “EIFS Design, Installation & Inspection”, September 2011 Brick Kicker’s Inspection Services Annual Meeting, Naperville, IL – “EIFS Design, Installation & Inspection”, August 2012 Casey, O’Malley & Associates Conference, Las Vegas, NV – “EIFS Design, Installation & Inspection”, October 2012 Altair Global Relocation, Frisco, TX – “The Need for Stone Veneer Inspections”, February 2014 Cartus Relocation, Lisle, IL – “The Need for Stone Veneer Inspections”, October 2014 Sirva – Stewart Attorney Forum, Independence, OH – “Adhered Stone Veneer”, March 2017 Michael Casey & Associates Home Inspection University, Las Vegas, NV – “EIFS Design, Installation & Inspection”, September 2019 Exterior Design Institute, Norfolk, VA – “Advanced Level II Inspector Certification, Windows/Fenestrations and Adhered Stone Veneer”, March, 2020

Favorite Quote

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”  Groucho Marx