What You Need To Know BEFORE You Apply

The success of the IRIS Environmental Laboratories Franchise Opportunity is a reflection of its many owners. Their leadership, work ethic, and desire to give back to their communities is the foundation of our partnership. Being a IEL owner is hard work, and we want to make sure we partner with the right individuals. To allow candidates the ability to highlight their unique strengths and backgrounds, we have created an intensive selection process. The process is also lengthy due to the variability of our business and the high volume of interest. A journey from application to launch of your business may include the following experiences:

Submit online application

Interview with our franchise developer and complete the candidate screening process

Interview with a key member of our franchise system

Receive the Franchise Disclosure Document

Take a 15-20 day course on your state for 3 licenses trough local EPA accredited schools (List provided by IEL) Asbestos Building Inspector, Mold Inspector, Asbestos Air Monitor

Receive one week hands on training

Set up your business

Operate your business

What you do

Set Up Your Business

  • Be part of our brand to acquire the assets you need to start your business, and work with our laboratory to keep your business rolling

Build Your Authority

  • You’re a consultant. This is what you do. As you set up your business, the most important step you’ll take is building your authority and getting to know your local community to retain permanent clients and repetitive business to enable the ongoing success of your operation

Deliver Knowledge

  • You will perform 5 to 30 inspections per week. Serving clients on daily basis isn’t easy, but the smiles are incredibly rewarding

Create Your Team Culture

  • Your can-do attitude ensures your business reflects IRIS Environmental Laboratories’ high standards and customer-obsessed culture. Always wake up to exceed expectations on every inspection project through coaching and development.

Grow Your Business

  • Deliver a great client experience to gain more opportunities to get more referrals, and inspect more and more property to further grow your business in several territories.

What We Do

Get You Started

  • Our exclusive business brand online and IRIS-branded vehicle, cutting edge softwares , and other services help you get your inspection business up and running.

Provide Training

  • We provide up to two weeks of hands-on training to ensure you’re set up for success, starting with a certification course and one-week in person classroom introduction to the IEL franchise system, followed by inspections to learn the tips and tricks.

Give You A Comprehensive Toolkit

  • We give you all the tools and technology you’ll need to run your business, including daily processes designed to keep your operation running smoothly.

Offer On-Demand Support

  • Owners receive ongoing support from IRIS Environmental Laboratories HQ, which includes a comprehensive operations manual, Inspection assistance for on-site issues, and a dedicated Business Coach.

Share Our Experience

  • IRIS Environmental Laboratories shares more than 15 years of technological and inspections logistics experience to guide you in one of the fastest-growing industries.

What You'll Need

Customer Obsession

  • Be part of our brand to acquire the assets you need to start your business, and work with our laboratory to keep your business rolling


  • You love helping people! You are great at answering their question and finding solutions for them.

Deliver Solutions

  • Your can-do attitude is important for handling property inspections, even when challenges arise

Self Starter & Resilience

  • Picture yourself where you want be. You are capable of dealing with the ambiguity and challenges in business.
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