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Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 5/17/18, 4:41 PM
Replies: 43
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Re: A/C design

If you didn't write about every HVAC unit you come across you'd have time for the concert... :-o
Forum: Roofing Inspections 5/3/18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Re: Spray foam attic ceiling ! What is going on here?

No, the second roof is Totally covered in frost...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 5/2/18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Re: A/C design

I thought you said: Dave a client does not give a squat about all that mum bo jumbo what matters to them is how they feel to hot or to cold. I will stand behind my run time statement as it is very...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 5/1/18, 9:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Re: Spray foam attic ceiling ! What is going on here?

Actually it is not warming, it's the cooling rate that occurred before the frost started to form.

More energy is stored due to mass and it takes longer for the frost to start forming. (Which will...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/30/18, 1:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Re: A/C design

However the point is you do not defer to an HVAC company just because you don't know or understand something.

You end up costing your client money for the simple fact you didn't bother to learn...
Forum: Roofing Inspections 4/30/18, 8:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,343
Re: Spray foam attic ceiling ! What is going on here?

Time (which we did not discuss) is also a factor.

The time for the thermal mass to give up it's heat makes the lines more apparent.
If you look at the second house, you can still see lines, but...
Forum: Special Deals for InterNACHI Inspectors 4/28/18, 1:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Re: Used tools!

Yup. What are you looking for?
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/26/18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Re: A/C design

In most all cases, this is the case. But there are other options.

I am describing the zone option and the things that happen differently than individual zoning.

Posting here that they must...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/24/18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Re: A/C design

#1 Short cycle times reduce life expectancy of the equipment. Like light bulbs which blow out when you turn them on (not while they are on) they are only designed to turn on just so many times.
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Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/23/18, 7:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Re: A/C design

As I said, just my opinion.

You say "would run". I would say "It ran...".
Information collected by data logger.
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/23/18, 1:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Re: A/C design

Well, seeing as you asked...



Home Inspectors report their observations, knowing things are wrong and provide an "Opinion".

Unless you are doing the load calculation or can take...
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 4/23/18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Re: Checking Heat mode in South Florida

Just turn the thing on. If it's not OK, the furnace will shut itself off (don't report it as a defect either)!
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/17/18, 2:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Re: Ir camera for sale?

Back in the day, The camera range span was closer in the BX which gave you greater sensitivity within that temperature range. Building Inspection uses mostly indirect measurements and require more...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/17/18, 2:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Re: Ir camera for sale?

That's for sure!
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 4/16/18, 3:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Re: Fun with thermal

Don't even say that in kidding!
Forum: Electrical Inspections 4/15/18, 9:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Forum: Electrical Inspections 4/15/18, 3:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Re: GFCI Temperatures

You need more training in IR, which will teach you how to analyze electrical systems.

Pretty pictures do you no good.

Do you know the current draw at the time you clicked the pictures?
If...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 4/15/18, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Re: Saw in 1930 Home

Read the numbers on the outlet...

Common for window A/C.
Forum: Interior Inspections 4/15/18, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Re: Lead based paint

Paint on plaster often does this.

Consider it lead. Test.
Forum: Interior Inspections 4/15/18, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Re: Contraption installed in the floor

Gas valve.

Is this a test?
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 4/14/18, 2:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Re: Water shutoff valve Type?

Hanging in there Marcel. Thanks!

Being ornery as ever Stephen! :twisted:
Forum: Plumbing Inspections 4/14/18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Re: Water shutoff valve Type?

Stephen- I would give you my opinion on what it is, but you'd get all crankie on me because you took the part number and looked it up and I on the other hand will damn well stand behind my wild ***...
Forum: Inspection Education & Training 4/14/18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Re: Studying to take the NHIE in TN.

You do not have to memorize anything. You must understand theory as to why things are as they are. There is all kinds of things asked on the test, many of which you will have never heard of before....
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 4/14/18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Re: Invisible mold or mildew

This right here lies the problem with all this mold BS! Everyone has a "Opinion" and a "Motive".

Control the moisture problems!
No one mentioned that.

#1 Removal of the infected materials...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/13/18, 3:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Re: Inspection on a new house

New construction is the only time your client can expect 'the perfect house'. all others are used cars...

You are primarily inspecting the new house to construction industry standards and...
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