Mechanical

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(1) The Oregon certified home inspector shall observe permanently installed heating systems including:

(a) Heating equipment;
(b) Normal operating controls;
(c) Automatic safety controls;
(d) Chimneys, flues, and vents, where readily visible;
(e) Solid fuel heating devices;
(f) Heat distribution systems including fans, pumps, ducts, and piping, with supports, insulation, air filters, registers, radiators, fan coil units, convectors; and

(g) The presence of installed heat source in each room.

(2) The Oregon certified home inspector shall describe:
(a) Energy source; and
(b) Heating equipment and distribution type.
(3) The Oregon certified home inspector shall operate the systems using normal operating controls.
(4) The Oregon certified home inspector shall open readily accessible panels provided by the manufacturer or installer for routine homeowner maintenance.