I. Standards of Practice

 II. Scope of Inspections

1. Foundations & Basements
2. Exteriors
3. Roof Coverings
4. Attics & Roof Framing

5. Plumbing
6. Electrical Systems
7. Heating Systems
8. Central Cooling System

  9. Fireplaces and Chimneys
10. Building Interior
11. Appliances and Systems
12. Pools and Spa

III. Limitations, Exceptions
 & Exclusions

IV. Glossary of Terms

V. Inspector Profiles


Scope of Inspection
As established by the California Real Estate Inspection Association

SECTION 8 - Central Cooling Systems

A. Items to be identified and reported:

1. Cooling equipment and operation using normal user controls.

2. Cooling distribution system(s) including a representative sampling of ducting, duct insulation, outlets, piping systems and valves.

3. Energy source and connections.

4. Condensate drains.

B. The inspector is not required to:

1. Determine uniformity, temperature, airflow or balance of cool air supply to any room or building, or examine for cooling at any cooling system distribution component when access would require steps or a ladder, or determine leakage in any ductwork.

2. Examine electrical current, coolant fluids or gases, or coolant leakage.

3. Examine electronic filtering systems.

4. Determine or examine thermostat calibration, cooling anticipation, or automatic setbacks or clocks.

5. Examine any non-central cooling unit(s) or gas-fired, solar or geothermal cooling system or food, wine or similar storage cooling system.

6. Examine humidity control systems and components.

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