Inspector Nation presents a general reference application to provide insight into the world of HVAC equipment inspection. It is never good practice to mention the exact age or tonnage rating in the home inspection report, but having a reference point of age and size gives the home inspector confidence to map out the inspection and set the tone for the report. When combined with Inspector Nation's many resources, this application will provide the inspector with a valuable and fun learning experience. Home Inspection today is a demanding profession that requires a vast knowledge base combined with a dependable support network. Being a part of Inspector Nation can help you achieve your goals. For more information visit www.InspectorNation.com. This application will aid the inspector by providing guidelines for approximate values for:
1.) Equipment circuit requirements based on equipment KW rating.
2.) Air conditioner nominal tonnage rating from equipment model number.
3.) HVAC equipment manufacture date from equipment serial number for
many manufacturer's standard serial number formats.
4.) Combustion air requirements based on equipment BTU rating.
This application is designed for entertainment purposes only and is not intended as a design, evaluation, or equipment dating tool. It is not recommended that a home inspector include the age or size of a HVAC in a written home inspection report.