Category Archives: Cooling

When the inspector is inside of the home and inspecting the heating system they should switch back over to the Cooling System section of the report. This is where the inspector will want to go to the AC Evaporative Coils section and select “Not Inspected” since we are not able to see the coils. You […]

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While the inspector is on the exterior of the home the AC compressor cabinet should be evaluated. While inspecting the AC compressor cabinet the inspector should check the AC refrigerant lines to make sure that they are properly secured and have insulation that isn’t damaged. Please review the complete procedure below.   NACHI SOP International […]

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Once the inspector is done with the exterior and moves to the interior of the house they should check the cooling system for proper operation. If it is less than 65 degrees outside the inspector should not operate the system and mark this section as “Not Inspected”. The inspector should NOT exclude the entire cooling […]

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When the inspector is at the exterior of the home and is inspecting the air conditioning unit it is important to take a clear picture of the label. You want to be able to read the label clearly from your picture so you can look up the year of manufacture using www.buildingcenter.org. Please review the […]

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While the inspector is inspecting the air conditioning unit the cabinet should be checked to make sure that it is level and that the coil fins are not clogged or damaged. Please review the entire procedure below.   NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.5. Cooling   I. […]

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While the inspector is inspecting the cooling system they will need to determine what type of system is present at the property. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection   3.5. Cooling   I. The inspector shall inspect: A. The cooling system, using normal […]

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When the inspector is at the air conditioning unit the electrical disconnect needs to be evaluated. This disconnect needs to be within sight and not more than 50 feet away from the air conditioning unit. Please review the complete procedure below.       NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home […]

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Once the inspector moves to the inside of the property they will inspect the thermostat for the cooling system. It is important to make sure that it is not damaged and is secured properly to the wall. Please review the entire procedure below. NACHI SOP International Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection […]

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This was a recent question on the group text about how to inspect evaporative cooler’s during a home inspection. Please review the procedure below.   You are not responsible for inspecting the evaporative cooler itself. It is outside the scope of a home inspection. Make sure that the wiring does not touch the flue. The […]

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Please review the video below with InterNACHI Certified Master Inspector Dirck Parsons to learn the proper procedure for how to inspect the Cooling System during the course of the home inspection.

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