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AIR CONDITIONING INSPECTION

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Air Conditioning Inspector Checklists

  1. Inspect the outdoor condensing unit
  2. Inspect the indoor coil
  3. Inspect for visible refrigerant leaks
  4. Inspect the condensate drain pan
  5. Inspect the condensate drain line and p-trap
  6. Inspect wiring and control unit
  7. Inspect the blower assembly
  8. Inspect the thermostat operation and programming
  9. Verify suction and discharge pressure
  10. Verify supply and return air static pressures
  11. Inspect safety controls
  12. Inspect electrical components
  13. Verify temperature drop (and rise on heat pump)
  14. Verify correct superheat or sub-cooling
  15. Verify motor amps
  16. Inspect the control panel
  17. Verify correct voltage to equipment
  18. Verify blower speed
  19. Inspect refrigerant lines
  20. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  21. Inspect the filter
  22. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
Outdoor Unit
  1. Inspect the outdoor condensing unit
  2. Inspect the indoor coil
  3. Inspect for visible refrigerant leaks
  4. Inspect flare connections and refrigerant lines
  5. Inspect wiring and control unit
  6. Inspect electrical components
  7. Verify correct voltage to equipment
  8. Inspect the blower wheel
  9. Inspect installation of equipment
  10. Inspect the fan blade
  11. Inspect safety controls
  12. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  13. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
Indoor Unit(s)
  1. Inspect the batteries in remote if needed
  2. Inspect the filters
  3. Inspect the blower wheel
  4. Inspect the indoor housing
  5. Inspect the condensate line
  6. Inspect the indoor coil
  7. Verify condensate pump operation
  8. Verify correct voltage and communication to equipment
  9. Flush drain line
  10. Inspect flare connections and and refrigerant lines
  11. Inspect the louvers
  12. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  13. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
  1. Inspect fuses
  2. Inspect limit switches
  3. Verify sequencers operating properly
  4. Verify heat strip amp draw
  5. Verify continuity of heat strips
  6. Verify blower motor amps
  7. Inspect low voltage wiring
  8. Inspect line voltage wiring
  9. Inspect media filter or  Electronic Air Cleaner
  10. Inspect thermostat operation and programming
  11. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  12. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
  1. Inspect wiring and control circuit
  2. Inspect blower assembly
  3. Visually inspect heat exchange(s)
  4. Check fuel and air mixture
  5. Inspect venting and combustion air
  6. Check flame rectification and clean sensor
  7. Check/adjust inlet and outlet gas pressure
  8. Inspect for gas leaks
  9. Inspect safety controls
  10. Inspect electrical components
  11. Verify temperature rise (dry bulb)
  12. Verify flue temperature and draft
  13. Verify motor amps
  14. Inspect the control panel, burners, and equipment
  15. Verify supply and return air static pressures
  16. Verify correct voltage to furnace equipment
  17. Test and measure carbon monoxide
  18. Inspect thermostat operation and programming
  19. Inspect media filter or Electronic Air Cleaner
  20. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  21. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
  1. Verify hot water temperature
  2. Verify flame visibility and performance
  3. Verify temperature setting at tank
  4. Inspect burners
  5. Inspect for rust and leaks
  6. Verify operation of relief valve
  7. Inspect venting system
  8. Inspect water from drain valve
  9. Verify earthquake straps intact and tight
  10. Inspect installation of equipment
  11. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  12. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
  1. Verify fan hood triggers system
  2. Verify Heat strip amps
  3. Verify blower amps
  4. Inspect current sensor installation and wiring
  5. Verify current sensor setting
  6. Inspect blower wheel condition
  7. Inspect installation of equipment
  8. Inspect filter
  9. Inspect thermostat operation and programming
  10. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  11. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
  1. Verify hot water temperature
  2. Verify flame visibility and performance
  3. Inspect the burners
  4. Inspect and clean flame sensor
  5. Inspect the spark rod
  6. Inspect the inlet filter
  7. Verify operation of relief valve
  8. Check for and investigate any fault codes
  9. Inspect venting system
  10. Check flush system
  11. Check pressurized air equipment
  12. Inspect installation of equipment
  13. Cycle equipment to verify operation
  14. Provide a written diagnostic report of findings
1. CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING:
     Of all the various varieties of air conditioners, this is often the foremost common style of cooling system because it is that the most preferred for larger homes thanks to its ability to cool down with efficiency. Central air conditioners flow into cool air through provide and come ducts. provide ducts and registers, that area unit within the wall or floors, carry cooled air into the house. Then, once the air becomes heat it circulates into the provision ducts and registers wherever it’ll then be transported back to the cooling.Installing a central air-con system needs loads of designing and preparation as filler is crucial to the practicality of the system. If you put in a system that’s of the incorrect size, though it’s energy economical, you’ll realize that your utility prices area unit over they must be.

2. DUCTLESS, MINI-SPLIT AIR CONDITIONER:
     Ductless, mini-split systems area unit commonest in elements of the house that are retro-fitted. Like central air-con systems, these systems have an out of doors compressor/condenser and an inside handling unit.If you’re trying to cool down individual rooms your house, this method may be only for you. several passageway, mini-split systems will have as several as four indoor handling units, that area unit all connected to the out of doors unit.Each zone has its own thermostat, permitting you to regulate the temperature for every space consequently. this is often particularly advantageous if you’re needing to cool solely a selected a part of the house that’s being employed.

3. WINDOW AIR CONDITIONER:
     Think of a window cooling as a compact unit, cooling just one explicit space. additionally referred to as a “unitary unit,” this method is put in within the window of a space.Window units cool a space be emitting the nice and cozy air out the rear of it and processing cool air into it. These varieties of units area unit best for people who sleep in little areas. it might not be ideal for a bigger home as you may discover that it doesn’t cool with efficiency in this quite surroundings.
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