REAC - Unit - Hot Water Heater


Hot Water Heater

This inspectable item can have the following deficiencies:

  • General Rust/Corrosion
  • Inoperable Unit/Components
  • Leaking Valves/Tanks/Pipes
  • Misaligned Chimney/Ventilation System
  • Missing Pressure Relief Valve

 

General Rust/Corrosion

Deficiency: The equipment or associated piping/ducting shows evidence of flaking, oxidation, discoloration, pitting, or crevices.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: You see superficial surface rust

Level 2: You see significant formations of metal oxides, flaking, discoloration, or a pit or crevice.

Level 3: Because of this condition, the equipment or piping does not function.

 

Inoperable Unit/Components

Deficiency: Hot water supply is not available, because the system or system components have malfunctioned.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: After running, water from the hot water taps is not warmer than room temperature.

 

Leaking Valves/Tanks/Pipes

Deficiency: You see water leaking from any hot water system component, including valve flanges, stems, bodies, domestic hot water tank, or its piping.

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Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: You see water leaking.

 

Misaligned Chimney/Ventilation System

Deficiency: The exhaust system on a gas fired or oil-fired unit is misaligned.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: You see any misalignment of an exhaust system on a gas fired or oil-fired unit that may cause improper or dangerous venting of gases.

 

Missing Pressure Relief Valve

Deficiency: The pressure relief valve on the unit water heating system is missing or does not extend to the floor.

 

Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: You see that the pressure relief valve on the unit water heating system is either missing or does not extend to the floor.


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