The COOLING section is not yet complete.

I. The inspector will inspect:
  • the cooling system using normal operating controls.
II. The inspector will describe:
  • the location of the thermostat for the cooling system; and
  • the cooling method.
III. The inspector will report as in need of correction:
  • any cooling system that did not operate; and
  • if the cooling system was deemed inaccessible.
IV. The inspector is not required to:
  • determine the uniformity, temperature, flow, balance, distribution, size, capacity, BTU, or supply adequacy of the cooling system.
  • inspect portable window units, through-wall units, or electronic air filters. 
  • operate equipment or systems if the exterior temperature is below 65 Fahrenheit, or when other circumstances are not conducive to safe operation or may damage the equipment. 
  • inspect or determine thermostat calibration, cooling anticipation, or automatic setbacks or clocks. 
  • examine electrical current, coolant fluids or gases, or coolant leakage.

Report prepared by Stephen Prinkey, CPI