Heating Inspection 2
The Heating Inspection 2 course covers inspection of vent systems, flues and chimneys as well as fireplaces, other wood heating appliances, steam and electric heating systems. The student applies knowledge of these systems to the role of home inspector. The course emphasizes the inspector’s ability to identify the energy source, type, material, condition, and safety concerns, as well as to inspect the heating equipment. The course prepares the student to inspect the performance of the following types of systems within residential buildings: chimneys and vents; wood heating appliances; steam heating; electric heating. Wall and floor furnaces, space heaters, and gas fireplaces are also explained.