A “how to do it” class developed by home inspectors for home inspectors that offers a real-life step-by-step approach to properly and thoroughly inspect fireplaces and wood burning stoves, chimneys, and permanently installed space heating equipment. An overview of fireplace and wood stove types, including direct vent, ventless, Rumford, inserts and pellet stoves is presented. Materials, flue types, clearances to combustibles, listings and clearance reduction systems are included. Level II chimney inspections, video scanning and NFPA 211 are discussed.
Hours: 4 mandatory CE hours