My Qualifications

Acumen Inspections is owned and operated by Derek Walker, P. Eng.  Derek presents the following credentials:    


  • Professional Engineer, APEGA ¹

  • Certified Thermographic Inspector, Infrared Certified Training

  • Licensed in the Province of Alberta as a Home Inspector

  • Owner / operator, Acumen Inspections, licensed in the Province of Alberta as a Home Inspection Business

  • Currently teach courses in Mechanical Engineering Technology at NAIT.


  • Certificate, Alberta Home Inspector's Training Course, InterNACHI, Boulder, Colorado, USA

  • Certificate, Thermal Imaging and Building Science, Infrared Certified Training, Dallas, Texas, USA

  • B. Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  • Diploma, Mechanical Engineering Technology, NAIT, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

¹  Acumen Inspections is not licensed to practice engineering.  Inspections do not include specialized engineering services such as structural analysis.