HVAC Inspections, What’s Covered

HVAC Inspections, What’s Covered

by | Aug 27, 2021 | Repairs and Maintenance, VIP Service Plan | 4 comments

An HVAC Inspection provides you with a system analysis which will let you know how well your system is operating. It is an advantage allowing you to make plans to repair or replace equipment before a complete failure.

The inspection will cover indoor and outdoor units as well as the supporting components. Visual inspection, system testing and reporting of the specific results will be provided. The inspections differ a bit depending on which HVAC equipment is being inspected.

Heat Pumps

With Heat Pumps, the components included in the inspection will be:

  • Thermostats
  • Filter
  • Blower wheel
  • Blower motor
  • Capacitor
  • Evaporation Coil
  • Fan blade
  • Defrost cycle
  • Pipes and valves.

Testing and Measuring condenser motor amps, the actual Capacitor farad units vs the optimal farad units, System pressures vs optimal pressures and electrical performance.

Furnaces

For furnaces, this inspection will cover inspection and testing the:

  • Thermostats
  • Filter
  • Safety Circuits
  • Blower Wheel
  • Flue Pipe
  • Electrical Connections
  • Heat Exchanger
  • Manifold
  • Burners and Flame Sensor.

Testing and Measuring the Blower Motor and Capacitor farad units vs optimal farad units, Inducer motor amps, gas valve amps and Manifold pressure.

Boilers

With Boilers, the inspection will cover inspecting and testing the:

  • Thermostats
  • Radiators
  • Filter
  • Burners
  • Low Water Cutoff
  • Flue Pipe
  • Safetys and Zone Valves.

Testing and Measuring the Gas Valve Amps, Gas Manifold Pressure vs Optimum Pressure, Combustion testing.

Air Conditioning

Checking Air Conditioning systems will cover inspection and testing the:

  • Thermostats
  • Filter
  • Temperature Drop Over Coil
  • Blower Wheel
  • Electrical Connections
  • Condenser Coil
  • Evaporator Coil
  • Capacitor
  • Refrigerant
  • Crankcase Heater
  • Relays, Contacts and Fan Blade.

Testing and Measuring the Pressures, Compressor Amps, Drain Line, Electrical Contacts, Pipe Insulation. Coil will be professionally cleaned.

Reports

Findings will be reported as well as recommended service or replacements, if any. Any abnormal conditions or efficiency loss will be mentioned. If the system is deemed unsafe or not able to reach optimal performance Air Doctor Heating and Air can provide you with a free quote to replace the system. New systems include a 10 year warranty on Parts AND Labor. New installations also come with a 2 year maintenance contract included.

 

HVAC Licenses

  •   MD HVAC # 17747
  •   WV HVAC # 07874
  •   VA HVAC # 2710071510
  •   PA HICR # PA152515

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