Meet the ABP Home Inspection Team

We are a team of progressive home inspectors committed to providing our clients with unparalleled professional inspection and energy efficiency services.

 
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Andrew Sams

Founder and Owner

Andrew Sams brings a lifelong passion for residential construction and home performance to the home inspection industry, which he used to found Alpine Building Performance in 2016.

Andrew is an InterNACHI Certified Professional Home Inspector, Home Energy Auditor and BPI Building Analyst. Andrew holds a B.S in Building Science and Construction Management from Appalachian State University and continues to build on 10 years of experience in the home building, home inspection, remodeling and energy efficiency consulting industries.

Andrew has chosen Colorado as a place to call home for two reasons; the people and the beautiful environment. It is ABP's mission to protect and serve them both.

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owen Benton

Home Inspector

Owen Benton joined Alpine Building Performance in 2018 as the company's first full time inspector due to his love of customer service and building performance.

Owen is an InterNACHI Certified Professional Home Inspector with 10 years of experience in the home building and building supplies industries. Before deciding to join Alpine Building Performance, Owen specialized as a construction warranty expert and site superintendent for a reputable national home builder. Owen is committed to making the customer service and quality of Alpine Building Performance the gold standard for home inspections in the Denver Metro area.

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lawrence lippard

Home Inspector

Lawrence Lippard joined Alpine Building Performance as a full time inspector after supporting day-to-day operations of the business. He brings a love of architecture, construction detailing, and home performance to the team.

Lawrence is an InterNACHI Certified Professional Home Inspector. He holds a Master’s in Architecture from N.C. State and a B.S. in Building Science from Appalachian State University. Lawrence brings experience over the past 9 years in design, residential construction and repair, affordable housing, and residential/commercial energy efficiency industries. Lawrence is committed to providing home buyers throughout the front range with confidence and peace-of-mind during their home-buying process utilizing unparalleled professionalism, knowledge and education.

BENJAMIN RUH

Home Inspector

Benjamin joined the Alpine Building Performance team as a full time inspector following employment with Buyers Protection Group, where he worked for the past three years.

Benjamin is an ASHI Certified Home Inspector and Certified Residential Thermographer. He is also a Certified Energy Auditor with the DOE. He serves as Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of ASHI, Vice President at Colorado Preferred Partners, and is an ASHI Standards of Practice board member. As a member of this board, Benjamin was involved in setting and updating the standards that are currently followed by all ASHI inspectors across the country. He is also an affiliate member at the Denver Metro Association of Realtors, and loves speaking to larger groups and clients on a weekly basis, along with numerous sponsorships in conjunction with various real estate offices, professional conventions and organizations

 Benjamin is passionate about home inspecting, and loves the continuing education and idiosyncrasies that come with each home. He has spent a majority of the last twenty years building and remodeling homes and other structures. Benjamin brings a vast wealth of knowledge to the table, detail to his inspections, and fun to the process. He is committed to the highest professional service toward clients and partners.