Home inspection: Checklist #7

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Editor's note: This information is adaptedfrom the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's ResidentialRehabilitation Inspection Guide, 2000. Clickhere for other stories and checklists in this series.

Inspection checklist

7- HVAC System

DATA CONDITION/NEEDED REPAIRS
Thermostatic controls replace retain  
Location(s)

 

 
Master switch operable?  
 
Heating system replace retain  
Location  
Fuel type  
Fuel storage capacity  
System type  
Age of heating unit  
BTU/hr output  
Room ventilation adequate?  
Physical condition adequate?  
Operation adequate?  
Venting/draft adequate?  
Distribution system adequate?  
Controls adequate?  
 
Cooling system replace retain  
Location  
System type  
Age of cooling unit  
Electric service required  
Physical condition adequate?  
Operation adequate?  
 
Humidifier replace retain  
Humidifier type  
Physical condition adequate?  
Operation adequate?  
 
Unit air conditioners replace retain  
Location Capacity
(tons)
Volts Amps  
         
         
         
         
         
 
Whole house and attic fans  
  replace retain  
Location  
Capacity in cubic ft/min  

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