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Forced Warm Air 
Furnace Inspection
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Location of furnace______________
 
Brand__________________

Age of Unit____________________
 
BTU rating_______________

Date of last service_______________

Distance off Floor________________
 
Water damage? Y____ N____

Top clearance to floor joists ___________

Furnace Filter Type:
 
Disposable____ Other____
 
Filter Size______________

Condition of Furnace Filter___________

Adequate ventilation for heating unit ?
 
Y____ N____

Rust / Cracks / Leakage Y____ N____
 
Describe_________________________
 
_________________________________

Soot / Evidence of misfiring or poor combustion 
 
Y____N____

EXHAUST VENTING

Type of exhaust venting ____________
 
Material:___________________________

Heating unit vented to:
 
Power Vent ____ Chimney____
 
Other_____

Chimney thimble? Y____ N____
 
Condition_________________

Does unit share a chimney with
 
another appliance? Y____ N____

Condition of exhaust venting material
 
_____________________________

Evidence of water intrusion from chimney? 
 
Y____ N____

Gaps / Leakage of exhaust gases
 
Y____ N____

FUEL SOURCE

Location of Fuel Tank________________
 
________________________________ 
 
Condition_________________________

Age of Fuel Tank if known___________
 
Moisture damage? Y____ N____

Tank leg supports (condition)________
 
________________________________

Fuel leakage? Y____ N____ 
 
Condition of Fuel Line________________

Fuel Line Material___________________

Fuel Line Routing____________________
 
_________________________________

Fuel Line Filter  present? Y____ N____
 
Filter Type_______________________

SAFETY (EMERGENCY) SHUTOFF

Safety Shutoff present? Y____ N ____ 
 
Location of shutoff___________________
 
_________________________________

Operation of safety shutoff____________
 
_________________________________

Proximity of shutoff to heating unit:
 
________________________________

OPERATION

Was furnace operated? Y____ N___
 
If not, reason:_____________
 
________________________________

Note delayed combustion_____________
 
Poor Combustion____________________

Carbon Monoxide Tester used?
 
Y ____ N_____
 
Results:_________________________
 
_______________________________

Combustion Analyzer used? Y____ N____
 
Results__________________________
 
_________________________________

Were Normal Operating Controls used to
 
operate furnace? Y____ N____

Location of Thermostat:_______________

Operation of Thermostat ______________

Doors / Access Panels / Covers in place?
 
Y____ N____

Flame observed? Y____ N____
 
Note dirty flame_______________

Evidence of Heat Exchanger damage?
 
Y____ N____

Describe:_____________________
 
_____________________________

Operation of Equalization Damper:
 
_____________________________
 
BLOWER OPERATION

Time Frame: Combustion until Blower kicks on:
 
______________________________

Delayed Blower Operation? Y____ N____
 
Notes:____________________________
 
_________________________________

Excessive Noise or Vibration? Y___ N___
 
Notes:____________________________
 
_________________________________

DUCT WORK

Insulated ____ Un-insulated_____
 
Type of Insulation____________________

Number of Duct runs from furnace plenum:
 
__________________________________

Dampers on Duct work? Y____ N____
 
Operation___________________

Duct Hangers: Adequate? Y___ N____
 
Notes:____________________________
 
_________________________________

Fresh Air Intake present? Y____ N____
 
Notes:____________________________

Number of Fresh Air Intakes:__________

Note air leakage around joints__________
 
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