Our Standards of Professional Conduct

This code establishes clear and ethical parameters for the International Society of Meeting Planners (ISMP). Failure to uphold these professional standards is grounds for temporary suspension or revocation of membership.

  1. ACI members must conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.

  2. Members shall strive to maintain and improve professional standards in the field of construction inspection and be willing to assist ACI to that end.

  3. Members shall foster and maintain transparency and particularly fairness and impartiality - in all matters, and between all parties, involved in a construction inspection.

  4. Members must recognize the responsibilities they have to the public, the profession, their employers and all parties having an interest in a construction inspection.

  5. Members shall make certain they have access to all pertinent facts which are reasonably available before making any suggestions or drawing any conclusions in the course of a construction inspection.

  6. Members shall never be involved in a construction inspection where any direct or indirect conflict of interest may be cause for concern about the final report's objectivity.

  7. Members must not falsely report or purposely misinterpret any information relating to a construction inspection.

  8. Members shall never allow a client to direct the outcome of a report or influence the information contained in a report.

  9. Members must be familiar with all state and federal laws that may apply to the construction inspection being conducted.

  10. Members shall ensure that their clients or employers fully understand all the information presented in the final report and that any suggestions or conclusions are carefully and fully explained.

  11. Members shall give independent, honest and objective opinions of any reports or information supplied to them in the course of a construction inspection, regardless of source.

  12. Members shall maintain their professional competence in the construction inspection field through ongoing education.