The HEATING section is not yet complete.

I. The inspector will inspect:
  • the heating system, using normal operating controls.
II. The inspector will describe:
  • the location of the thermostat for the heating system;
  • the energy source; and
  • the heating method.
III. The inspector will report as in need of correction:
  • any heating system that did not operate; and
  • if the heating system was deemed inaccessible.
IV. The inspector is not required to:
  • inspect or evaluate the interior of flues or chimneys, fire chambers, heat exchangers, combustion air systems, fresh-air intakes, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, electronic air filters, geothermal systems, or solar heating systems.
  • inspect fuel tanks or underground or concealed fuel supply systems. 
  • determine the uniformity, temperature, flow, balance, distribution, size, capacity, BTU, or supply adequacy of the heating system. 
  • light or ignite pilot flames. 
  • activate heating, heat pump systems, or other heating systems when ambient temperatures or other circumstances are not conducive to safe operation or may damage the equipment. 
  • override electronic thermostats. 
  • evaluate fuel quality.
  • verify thermostat calibration, heat anticipation, or automatic setbacks, timers, programs or clocks.

Report prepared by Stephen Prinkey, CPI