Online Reviews Now Part of eLearning Subscription

Good news! The CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® (CCS) and Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician® (C-DET) Online Review classes are now a part of the CSIA eLearning subscription and they are immediately available upon day 1 of your subscription. Let’s look at the savings: 1 CCS or CDET Online Review is $249. For 3 employees, that is $747. … More Online Reviews Now Part of eLearning Subscription

Why CSIA’s Credentials are the Industry Standard

  As in many industries, certifications provided by different organizations are not necessarily equal. Here’s what sets CSIA’s credentials above the rest.  Accreditation The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) meets the highest of educational standards and is regulated by the Indiana State Workforce Innovation Council, Office for Career and Technical Schools. Longevity The CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep® (CCS) … More Why CSIA’s Credentials are the Industry Standard

How to Hire a Chimney Sweep

Proper care and maintenance of your chimneys, woodstoves, and fireplaces can help protect you from unnecessary fires and carbon monoxide poisonings. We always recommend hiring a CSIA Certified Chimney Sweep®. You should also consider asking the following questions before allowing someone to service your home: How long have they been in business? Can they provide references? Are there any … More How to Hire a Chimney Sweep

Why Your Home Needs a Chimney Inspection Today

Damage and deaths caused by fire or carbon monoxide from your chimney can be reduced through annual inspection. Whether it is a fireplace or furnace, little attention is paid to our heating appliances until the weather turns colder. And until problems arise, little thought is given to the exhaust systems that serve these appliances. Lesser … More Why Your Home Needs a Chimney Inspection Today

CSIA-SureFire Agreement – Statement of Clarification

The Chimney Safety Institute of America is a private entity managed by a professional staff and governed by a board of directors. The CSIA does not have members nor is it a fraternal organization. Its purpose is to function as a nonprofit educational organization. Recently there have been some discussions on social media with regard … More CSIA-SureFire Agreement – Statement of Clarification

2017 National Chimney Safety Week is Here

Plainfield, IN – According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC), an average of 22,300 chimney fires occurred annually in the United States between 2011 and 2013, and although this represents a slight drop from previous years, the Chimney Safety Institute of America believes there’s still much room for improvement. House and Home Magazine … More 2017 National Chimney Safety Week is Here

CSIA Technology Center Chosen for Education Industry Tour

Plainfield, IN- The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) Technology Center has been chosen by the Association for Career and Technology Education (ACTE) as one of seven regional tour locations during the ACTE Region III Conference held in Indianapolis June 21-23, 2017. Other tour locations offered to event attendees include Eli Lilly, The Children’s Museum … More CSIA Technology Center Chosen for Education Industry Tour

NCSG and CSIA Announce New Association Manager

Plainfield, IN- The National Chimney Sweep Guild and the Chimney Safety Institute of America are pleased to announce the promotion of Megan McMahon to the new position of Association Manager effective July 14, 2017. Mrs. McMahon has served the NCSG and CSIA for over 9 years, starting as an administrative assistant in 2008 and most … More NCSG and CSIA Announce New Association Manager