Electrical

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(1) The Oregon certified home inspector shall observe:
(a) Service entrance conductors;
(b) Service equipment, grounding equipment, main overcurrent device, and distribution panels;
(c) Amperage and voltage ratings of the service;
(d) Branch circuit conductors, their overcurrent devices, and the compatibility of their amperages and voltages;
(e) The operation of a representative number of installed ceiling fans, lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles located inside the house, garage, and on the dwelling’s exterior walls;

(f) The polarity and grounding of all receptacles within six feet of interior plumbing fixtures, and all receptacles in the garage or carport, and on the exterior of inspected structures;

(g) The operation of ground fault or arc fault circuit interrupters;

(h) Smoke alarms; and
(i) Carbon monoxide detectors.
(2) The Oregon certified home inspector shall describe:
(a) Service amperage and voltage;
(b) Service entry conductor materials; and
(c) Service type as being overhead or underground;
(3) The Oregon certified home inspector shall report:
(a) Any observed 110 volt aluminum branch circuit wiring; and (b) The presence or absence of smoke alarms, and operate their test function, if accessible, except when detectors are part of a central security system.