Jerry D. Hackney


Prior to receiving his Professional Inspector's License in 2005 from the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), Jerry spent twenty five years in the repairing, and maintaining of structural, mechanical and electrical systems found in improvements to buildings and structures, including several years as a commissioned boiler & machinery inspector in the State of Texas. He has assisted numerous clients by providing on-going inspections during the construction phase of their home.

Mr. Hackney honorably served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era in the Engineering Division on board two different ships. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Master in Project Management. Jerry also holds a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accreditation from the US Green Building Counsel (USGBC), Certification from the Building Performance Institute, Inc. and is a Certified RESNET HERS Rater, holds the National Association of Realtors GREEN designation, and has a NACHI Certified Green Building certification. Mr. Hackney is Infrared Certified, which is thermal imaging an advanced non-destructive technology that allows the inspector to show the client things about your home that no one can show you with conventional inspection methods, including items such as undetected water leaks and moisture, electrical hazards and lack of insulation to name a few.

Jerry joined the Contects Team in 2010 and works with clients seeking LEED for Homes Certification in the Dallas / Fort Worth / North Texas area.

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TREC Real Estate Inspector
Level II Thermographer
ICC Residential Energy Inspector
LEED For Homes Green Rater