About Us

Statement of Qualifications

Advance Look Building Inspections and Environmental Testing is a full service inspection, testing and consulting company for structural,  and air quality on commercial and residential buildings.

We provide existing building inspections, indoor environmental inspections, indoor air quality testing, building science inspections, energy improvement evaluations, building performance testing, remediation training and remediation scope of work services. We have worked with residential, commercial and government clients in all parts of Alaska.

As part of the Respircare Analytical National Network, Advance Look Building Inspections and Environmental Testing is able to assemble a team of building inspection and indoor environmental professionals that rank among the most knowledgeable and experienced in the industry. Our team members hold the most pertinent certifications and memberships in the industry and our services remain competitively priced.

Our inspections and training follow the standards set by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, Indoor Environmental Standards Organization, Indoor Air Quality Association, Indoor Air Quality Council, Building Performance Institute, American Conference of Industrial Hygienists, and American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Our objective is to provide the highest quality technical services to customers in need of trusted building inspection and indoor air quality professionals, in a manner that is timely, practical and cost-effective.

While we are experts in the field of building science and environmental quality, we are also just people serving people and as such we make sure our customers understand every phase of their project in plain language. From large government clients to the single family homeowner, our team is able to assess, instruct and project manage all phases of a project.

About Patrick Hartshorn

Advance Look is owned by Patrick & Mamie Hartshorn.  Patrick holds certifications for both commercial and residential indoor environmental testing, environmental building assessments, air monitoring, building science inspections and energy assessments. He serves all of Alaska with all of your inspection needs for Existing Home Inspections, Commercial Building Inspections, Environmental Building Assessments and Indoor Environmental Testing, Building Science Analysis, Energy Ratings/Assessments and Environmental and Energy Remediation Management Consulting.

Patrick has 40 years as an Alaskan and his business is backed and supported by the Respircare Analytical National Network, the largest indoor environmental network in the United States. With the pride of using the Respircare name, he is driven to provide you with professional and confidential inspections, environmental testing, and consulting services.

Qualifications for Patrick include:

  • Certified Environmental Home Inspector (CEHI)
  • Certified Building Science Analyst (BPI)
  • Certified Mold Inspector (CMI)
  • Certified Lead/Asbestos Building Inspector/Tester
  • EPA/AHERA Certified Building Inspector
  • State of Alaska Certified Home Inspector #114
  • Associate of the Respircare Analytical National Network
  • Certified Partner with Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR)