About Us

Sherlock Homes
Home Energy Consultant

Home InSight is full service real estate inspection company located in San Francisco California’s East Bay area performing resale, construction, warranty, mold, and stucco inspections.  As a HERS Rater, Sherlock Homes specializes in home performance with the EarthCraft House, ENERGY STAR, an Home Performance with ENERGY STAR programs.

Sam Young established Home InSight in May 2002 after 21 years in the United States Air Force and several years as a Software Development Manager in several international companies. His civilian experience is in telecommunications and Internet electronic commerce.

After the implosion of the Dot.coms in 2000, Sam pursued another of his passions: remodeling.  Sam is the Managing Director of Robust Remodelling, Inc.

Sam’s qualifications as Real Estate Inspector and Remodeler include . . .

EarthCraft House Technical Advisor
Southface Energy Institute 2008

Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Rater
Southface Energy Institute 2008

Home Performance Assessor
Southface Energy Institute 2007
Building Performance Institute 2007

Commercial Inspector
Carson, Dunlop, & Associates 2005

Stucco Inspector
Moisture Warranty Corporation 2003

Mold Inspector
National Academy of Home Inspectors 2003

Real Estate Inspector
National Academy of Home Inspectors 2002

Residential Combination Inspector
International Code Council 2002

Project Management Professional
Project Management Institute 1998

Master of Business Administration
Arizona State University 1989

Electrical Engineer
Georgia Institute of Technology 1985

Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts of America 1974


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