James E. Yaeger ( LHI #10025)


Work: 103 Granite Creek Bend Lafayette Louisiana 70508 Phone (337) 988-9020


* Louisiana State Board Chairman
*Louisiana State Board 3rd Congressional District Representative
*Louisiana State Licensed Home Inspector #10025
*Level III Thermagrapher #10991 Infraspection Institute
*Council-Certified Microbial Investigator American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) #0711031
*Council-Certified Environmental Thermography Consultant American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) #1110008
*Certified Building Science Thermographer (ITC) #21860
*Certified Moisture Analysis Building Envelope Inspector Level III (EDI) LA #10
*Commercial Building Inspector #10498
*Certified Mold Remediator (IAQA) Indoor Air Quality Association
*RESNET National Energy Rater
*ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors) Certified Home Inspector
*Vice President of Louisiana ASHI (LA-ASHI)
*Certified Universal HVAC & Refrigeration Mechanic


- American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
-American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)
-Infrared Training Center (ITC)
-Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA)
-Exterior Design Institute (ITC)
-Foundation of Real Estate Appraisers
-International Code Council (ICC)
-Society of Professional Real Estate Inspectors

-National Fire Protectoin Association ( NFPA)


*28 years in Construction and Building maintenance
*24 years Owned and operated Bayou State Inspections
*One of the original inspectors licensed in the State of Louisiana (25th licensed)
*13 years with Department of Interior Building Management / Maintenance
*Conducted over 12,000 inspections


*Qualified in Lafayette, Baton Rouge, St Landry, Bossier, & Calcasieu Parishes
*Qualified Disciplines include Building construction (Residential & Commercial / Industrial), Indoor Air Quality Investigations and Remediation, Building Envelope and Moisture Intrusion Investigations, Infrared Thermal Imaging & Scanning Investigations, Building Science Investigations, Forensic Investigations & Repair Cost Estimates
*Conducted over 100 cases since 1995 with approximately 17 resulting in trail
*Recent case with Charles Rush (Attorney) in Privot vs KFC in Lafayette Parish District Court with Judge Trahan presiding
*Recent case with Brian Capell (Attorney) in Bouley vs. MLP Plantation Crossing Apt LLC 15th JDC Bench Trial ( 17 June 2019) Judge Fitzgerald


*Commercial & Industrial Building Inspections
*Building Science Investigations
*Infrared Thermography Inspections
*Moisture Analysis Investigation
*Building Envelope & Stucco Inspections
*Microbial & Indoor Air Quality Investigations
*Residential Building Inspections
*Energy ratings and Energy Audits


Special Operations Unit SETAF & 82cd ABCT Honorable Service-Connected Medical Discharge Serving in Desert Shield / Desert Storm


Service-Connect Disable Veteran (90%)


Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems | Andover, MA & Pelham, NH
Grand 14 Movie Theater | Lafayette, LA
Louisiana Housing Cooperation | Baton Rouge
New Iberia Airport | New Iberia, LA
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center | Lafayette, LA
Doctors Hospital|Lafayette, LA
The Energy Complex|Lafayette, LA
Brandy Wine Complex|Lafayette, LA
Winn Dixie|Lafayette, LA
Central Office Complex|Alexandria, LA
Casino (Cannot disclose)|Louisiana
ESA School|Lafayette, LA
The Furniture Store|Houma, LA
Wingate by Wyndham|Lafayette, LA
The AT&T Building|Lafayette, LA
Iberia Banks|Lafayette, LA
Capital One Bank | Lafayette/Baton Rouge, LA
First National Bank|DeRidder, LA
Wynngate Hotel|Bossier City, LA
Ranyne City Court House|Rayne,LA
Caffery Plaza|Lafayette, LA
Fairfax & Interline Buildings|Baton Rouge, LA
Ambassador Caffery Plaza Building| Lafayette, LA
Louisiana Forensic Center|Broussard, LA
Holiday Inn | Alexandria, LA


Lafayette Technical College1995-1997
Acadiana High School1982-1986

Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications:
Industrial Electrical Maintenance, Fundamentals of Electricity / Electronics AC/DC, Electricity / Residential, Environmental Growth Chambers Certification, Louisiana State Licensed Building Inspector, Level III Thermographer, Certified Building Science Infrared Thermographer, Certified Microbial Investigator, Level III Building Envelope and Moisture Analysis Inspector, National Certified Energy Rater, and Universal HVAC Refrigeration


Heating System Inspections SPREI 1999