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Forum: Plumbing Inspections 4/25/18, 9:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: The king of all flippers

That is the problem there was no thinking involved;-)
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 4/25/18, 8:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Slotting photos

I have thermal images that must be downloaded and thermally tuned before I place them in a file with the digitals and they are in every report so on site is not for me
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/24/18, 1:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: A/C design

So you like your system to operate all day and 1/2 the night, not my choice I like two systems no zones and that is what I see most of. Zones are used here in very large homes which usually have 2 or...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/24/18, 1:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: A/C design

Were not comparing apples to apples look where you live as compared to Okla how many days per year do you get above 100 F. What is secondary heat source and at what temp does it kick in
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/24/18, 8:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: A/C design

A properly designed and balanced system should cycle off every 15 to 20 minutes of run time. That should be adequate time to remove the humidity from within the home. If your system had to run non...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/23/18, 2:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: A/C design

We have to disagree a 3 ton unit on that home would run non stop from 2PM until 11:00 PM the way it presently is in Okla summers.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/22/18, 1:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Gas Furnace & Air Handler in separate room?

What you have is a gas fired water heating boiler supplying hot water to a air handling unit with a leaking April-air humidifier attached to the top of the AHU. I blew the pic up so I could read the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/22/18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Gas Furnace & Air Handler in separate room?

Ya have me totally confused and without pic's I am lost for words and that would be unusual for me
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/22/18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 282
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
A/C design

As home inspectors the design and efficiency of the heating and cooling system is beyond the scope of what we do.
I had a home last week 1969 model that I could not help my self but to write a...
Forum: Oklahoma/ORCIA Home Inspectors 4/21/18, 7:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
ORCIA Spring Conference

The May 12th 2018 conference is set for 8 hours of Okla License CE.

4 hours of electric for home inspectors
2 hours of HVAC for home inspectors
2 hours of Building envelopes/inspecting EIF's
...
Forum: Oklahoma/ORCIA Home Inspectors 4/19/18, 9:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Okla ORICA meeting 4-19-18

Meeting is at 920 SW 25th St Moore Ok 73160 Earls Rib Palace. Meeting starts @ 7:00 PM Lunch is on you meeting is free. To Join ORICA is $150.00 per year.
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/18/18, 4:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Radiant floor heat

I didn't I was working with a PE doing the IR and HVAC work and the contractor ratted on himself to the PE. This home was in a law suite and has been settled out of court:D:D
Forum: Electrical Inspections 4/17/18, 6:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Electrical panel in bedroom walk-in closet

During the late sixty's through early eighty's my area had 100's of homes constructed with FPE stab lok 100 amp panels in bedroom closets with the meter base exactly opposite the panel on the...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 4/17/18, 6:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Infrared Training in Kansas City

Well I must be living in a bubble, never heard of them I was understanding that Infraspection was the go to company for Nachi training??????
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 4/16/18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Radiant floor heat

I get the good ones!!!!!!! this was a 5K underground home we did a couple of years ago. There was a 22.5 KW electrical boiler trying to heat this structure. The building on its best day was unable to...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 4/15/18, 9:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: GFCI Temperatures

When you are using a real camera not a toy this image is what you might find.

You might also notice the image was the 21,097th image that I have taken on my flir and it is the 3rd camera I have...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 4/15/18, 9:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: GFCI Temperatures

I have had a IR camera on thousands of GFCI Breakers and their normal temp is around 100 F to 110 F depending on the ambient. I sure hope your not publishing in a report your images and your thoughts.
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 4/15/18, 9:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Infrared Training in Kansas City

Where did Monroe pop up from they have not been in any conversations around the dinner table. Are they a off shoot of ITC or are they ITC. I was on their web site and read where you must re-certify...
Forum: Home Inspector Pro 4/14/18, 8:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Slotting photos

I guess I am old school I also use the Nikon Cool Pix but I create a file in my documents and down load all PIc to that file and when I batch add to the report I just delete the ones I don't want in...
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 4/9/18, 8:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 715
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: New direction.

I hope she is also the, big C changes your attitude towards life
Forum: Commercial Inspections / CCPIA 4/8/18, 9:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 715
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: New direction.

We all must fight the good fight, been somewhat in your shoes I took 42 rounds of Radiation treatment for Prostrate cancer two years ago. My wife beat T-cell Lymphoma 25 years ago with a bone marrow...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/6/18, 9:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: This server is takin' a dump..Yep..

Ya next step is out the door Bye:p
Forum: Classified Ads 4/5/18, 8:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: Lawnmower For Sale

Your almost but not quite as funny as cancer
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 4/4/18, 7:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: I feel like I'm one of the gang

Don't sit on the tracks or you will be run over by the train;-)
Forum: Classified Ads 4/2/18, 9:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Charley L. Bottger
Re: I Have a $1k/mo. Drug Habit to Support...

You know as always I stand behind you what can I do to help?
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