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Forum: Inspection Hardware, Software & Publications 2/15/18, 12:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,587
Re: Camera Pole - Samsung Question

remote viewfinder and mobile link.
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 2/11/18, 4:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Re: Big rocks under home

Where are you from?
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 2/7/18, 7:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 237
Re: R410A Condenser with R22 Coil

Chuck- From a design standpoint, the R 22 unit coil has a different design pressure than the R410a replacement.

R22 coils are made from copper which are more likely to leak refrigerant than the...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 2/6/18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Re: Flir c2

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Now that is an excellent example Bob!

A perfect example of stupidity in IR!

Thermal imaging cannot "see" through glass (or other opaque materials)! So there you have it. You did not...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 2/2/18, 6:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Re: Gaussmeter

Do you know that the earth's magnetic field produces 5.0 nT?

The power lines in front of the house is a 3phase feed. You can expect higher readings there.
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 2/1/18, 1:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Re: Microwave oven

No Roy, that's not all I have to say about that, but that's all I'm going to say about that… Forrest Gump is my mentor!

Yes, I used to service and repair commercial kitchen appliances but…
Forum: Florida Home Inspectors 1/31/18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Re: Microwave oven

Yes, it's broken…
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 1/31/18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
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Re: CO

The CO from a range/oven is a concern about the ventilation system not the appliance.

Hope your testing it correctly.
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 1/30/18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Re: Electric substation

It really doesn't matter, I made no recommendation, profound or otherwise.



#1 you opened your mouth saying no one could possibly figure this out.
From your own post; "I don't sell EMF...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 1/29/18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Re: Electric substation

You see the issue is, you can't even make a recommendation for this lady.

Just recommend further evaluation by a licensed professional. Needed or not.

If you can't state that it is likely or...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 1/29/18, 9:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Re: Electric substation

Bull ****. I just did.

I commission power plants for a living.

The biggest danger here is a transformer blowing up if you were playing ball at the park next to the sub-station.

Her house...
Forum: AskNACHI.org Inspection Questions Forum 1/29/18, 8:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 295
Re: Electric substation

Well that wouldn't be true...

No one here has the gumption to try, is more like it.

Hilda, based upon my observations depicted through google maps; the size of the transmission line hardware...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion for Inspectors 1/12/18, 2:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Re: Ohms Chart Question

There's an app for that...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/8/18, 1:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Re: bus bar question

This is better than trying to stuff 5lbs of stuff in a 3lb sack.

Worse yet is when they trim off the excess that does not fit.

There is not reason to defer anything to an electrician. You...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/8/18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Re: bus bar question

#1 All conductors must be installed on an appropriate terminal. Lets get that out of the way.

My take on this is that there is a 200% chance of a bad connection at the terminals.
A bad...
Forum: Interior Inspections 1/7/18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Re: It's Raining in My Attic!

I guess ya'll can't get over your perception that moisture in the attic can only be addressed with ventilation...

So, you vent more (cut a 2 x 2 foot hole in the roof).
What is happening over at...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/6/18, 7:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Re: bus bar question

I'm not here to argue the point, but I don't see it that way. In actuality there is more surface connection with the wire split.

Just trying to understand the Code perspective of the issue.
I...
Forum: Electrical Inspections 1/5/18, 4:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Re: bus bar question

It is not code, but what is the actual problem?
Forum: Interior Inspections 1/5/18, 4:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Re: It's Raining in My Attic!

Your probably not ready for this till you reach 60!

I often think, "I wish I got into this when I was younger..." but the reality is I didn't experience enough when I was younger to do it.

A...
Forum: Inspecting HVAC Systems 1/4/18, 1:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Re: Need guidance on write up

Door filters are redundant.

The coil has filters installed.

Advise the buyer that this design is so easy to service they should expect a discount on HVAC service calls.
Forum: Interior Inspections 1/4/18, 1:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Re: It's Raining in My Attic!

Something you might consider.
Get out of the HI Racket and solve peoples problems.

No Buyer cares if their Door Bell works!
Help Identify and Solve the real building problems.
I think you...
Forum: Interior Inspections 1/4/18, 1:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Re: It's Raining in My Attic!

I am less concerned about ventilation than the source of moisture.
You can't ventilate your way out of this.
Increased ventilation increases moisture passing through the build envelope. and that...
Forum: Interior Inspections 1/4/18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Re: It's Raining in My Attic!

If you can't find it. I always wanted to go to "Almost Heaven"! ;-)
Forum: Interior Inspections 1/4/18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Re: It's Raining in My Attic!

There are simply two things happening here:
1# Objects below Dew Point Temp.
2# Source of excessive moisture
3# A combo of both

I do not see "upper ventilation" (in that one exterior picture). ...
Forum: Thermal Imaging, Infrared Cameras & Energy Audits 1/3/18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,135
Re: Thermal imaging photos

I do not call them non insulated.

The area you are pointing the camera at has two design purposes. INSULATION and VENTILATION.

There is not enough room at the top of a wall plate for the...
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