Our Expertise

We have decades of experience in testing and inspections, building science, and homebuilding.

Our People

The ICS team combines expertise and best practices, having performed ratings for some of our country’s largest residential builders.

Our Assurance

All energy finals are reviewed and signed by a RESNET certified HERS rater.

Our Approach

We approach every opportunity with professional and thoughtful execution.

Our Value

We never want to be considered a cost, but instead a value to every single client.

Our Communication

We provide frequent updates and maintain open communication so that inspections proceed efficiently, build-times are prioritized, and delays are minimized.

Our Inspections

We are experts at being complete, thorough, expeditious, and precise.

Who we are…

ICS Inspectors, LLC (ICS) is a national provider of Home Energy Rating Systems (HERS) services for building code compliance, the 45L Energy Efficient Home Credit, and local energy rebate programs. Our HERS raters are accredited and provide services for both ENERGY STAR residential and multifamily programs, Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS), National Green Building Standard (NGBS), as well as Built Green. With offices located throughout the United States, ICS provides service nationwide.

Latest News


Dec 20

A Valuable Tax Incentive for Responsible Home Builders, the 45L Home Credit, Has Been Extended

The §45L Energy Efficient Home Credit (§45L Credit) is a valuable tax incentive that encourages energy efficient design in residential construction. This incentive was set to expire at the end of 2020, but the latest coronavirus relief bill titled the 'Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021' ("CAA 2021"), extended the §45L Credit through 2021.
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Dec 20

Proposed Coronavirus Relief Legislation Titled ‘Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021’ Would Extend 45L Home Credit

The §45L Energy Efficient Home Credit offers a $2,000 tax credit per each residential unit that meets certain energy efficiency baselines. This often overlooked incentive is set to expire at the end of 2020. However if signed into law, the latest coronavirus relief bill titled the 'Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021' ("CAA 2021") would extend the §45L Credit through 2021.
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Jul 20

ICS Inspectors, LLC Welcomes Steve Samos, Director of Inspections

ICS Inspectors, LLC welcomes Steve Samos from Houston, Texas as Director of Inspections. Steve has over 20 years’ experience in the construction and home building industry with a specialization in the energy sector. He is a HERS Rater certified through RESNET and Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner certified through the International Code Council.
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