Professional Home Inspector June 2018

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PROFESSIONAL HOME INSPECTOR

June 2018

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David Clark

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This Month's Tech Tip:

Inspecting Heating / Cooling Ducts

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Registration is open for the 8th annual Niagara Frontier Home Inspectors Training Conference - WE ARE 1/2 SOLD OUT!!

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This Month's Tech Tip:

Inspecting Heating / Cooling Ducts

 
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Inspecting Heating / Cooling Ducts

We see different sizes and configurations of heating / cooling ducts. In addition to ensuring the ducts are properly sealed, there are many other issues associated with ducts. On a forced air furnace, home inspectors should ensure return ducts are properly sealed. Duct tape is not recommended. Mastic or foil tape is recommended. Not only will this ensure that the system is efficient, open return ducts may be dangerous. Flue gasses from the furnace or other fuel burning appliances in the area can be drawn into the system causing Carbon Monoxide to be distributed to the living space. Also contaminants can be drawn in like mold, dust, and fungus. All seams should be sealed. Ducts should be as straight as possible. Direction changes will reduce flow and efficiency. Sheet metal secured and properly sealed to floor joists and wall studs can be used for return air only. Here are some other guidelines a home inspector can use when inspecting ducts: MORE……

REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2018 Niagara Frontier Home Inspectors Training Conference in beautiful Niagara Falls NY - October 19-20, 2018 - CLICK HERE for more Information and to register

12 hours of approved New York State, InterNACHI, & ASHI continuing education. This year we will have courses on: ADA Compliance, Solar, & Legal Issues. Breakfast & Lunch both days, complementary cocktail reception Friday after training. ONLY $159

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  • 2018 Niagara Frontier Home Inspectors Training Conference Trainers / Topics

Salvatore Ferrara - Solar Inspection and Solar Components

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Tom Valosin - Handi-Cap Accessible - Is it? - L-2360

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