Inspection Team

IET's inspection team has extensive and wide-ranging experience well-suited to helping clients characterize and correct indoor environmental problems. Our diverse background includes expertise in areas of industrial hygiene, construction and real estate, moisture and mold inspections, water damage restoration, building science, building defect investigation, industry standards development, insurance and litigation support and many other indoor environmental quality related areas. All assessors at IET are licensed and insured to perform environmental inspections.

IET serves the entire Tampa Bay Area, which includes Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, New Port Richey, Apollo Beach, Sarasota, Lakeland, as well as throughout the state of Florida. Please click here for a more detailed list of the areas we serve.

Will Spates President
Mold Assessor License MRSA1506

With over 30 years experience in the operation, maintenance, testing and design of environmental systems, Mr. Spates, president of Indoor Environmental Technologies, Inc., is well qualified for the investigation of building-related environmental issues. He has conducted hundreds of commercial and residential inspections, as well as consulted with clients on construction and remodeling strategies to create healthy homes and offices. He has taught indoor environmental testing techniques at the International Institute for Bau-biologie & Ecology in Clearwater, FL. He has taught mold building remediation to restoration contractors, public health officials and other professionals throughout the country for the Institute of Cleaning and Restoration Certification and the Indoor Air Quality Association. In addition, he offers environmental consulting and testing services for indoor environments, as well as seminars on building-related environmental health issues through his business.

Get to know Will Spates a little better by reading this interview as it appeared in the Tampa Bay Business Journal »


Timothy D. Toburen CR, CMR, AMRT
Mold Assessor License MRSA1513

Mr. Toburen has more than 30 years experience in restoration services, with expertise in water and fire damage restoration and mold contamination issues. Mr. Toburen has also been involved in instruction of training classes; development of certification programs, exams, and manuals; development of training manuals for the remediation field; and writing and editing industry periodicals. He is highly qualified to estimate and supervise restoration and mitigation projects and teach others to do the same.


Jeff Bryant CIAQ, Environmental Consultant
Mold Assessor License MRSA2241

Mr. Bryant has over 30 years of experience in building construction and over 20 years of experience in environmental consulting. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida in 1987 and received a Graduate Certificate from the University of South Florida's Department of Public Health in 2001. Mr. Bryant is licensed as a General Contractor and Mechanical Contractor in the State of Florida and has been certified as an Indoor Air Quality Professional (CIAQP). He has also been certified by the International Code Council as a Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing Inspector and has been certified by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors. Mr. Bryant has performed hundreds of residential and commercial investigations for construction defects, moisture control problems and indoor air quality issues including mold and bacteria. His broad construction and indoor environmental background makes him highly qualified to assess any indoor environmental situation.


Richard S. Heimann Environmental Consultant
Mold Assessor License MRSA2175

Mr. Heimann received his Bachelor's degree from the University of South Florida and has acquired over ten years experience working as an enviromental consultant. He has conducted hundreds of residential and commercial inspections focusing on environmental health and continues to stay on the leading edge of the environmental field through continuing education and research. As an environmental consultant with IET, he specializes in indoor environmental quality and building material defect investigations. Additionally, Richard continues to share his experience and knowledge through regular contributions to industry periodicals.

Will Spates

Timothy D. Toburen

Jeff Bryant
CIAQ, Environmental Consultant

Richard S. Heimann
Environmental Consultant


Did You Know?

The IET inspection staff averages over 30 years individual experience in the indoor air quality and building science fields.

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