.09 Heating System.

A. A home inspector shall visually inspect:

(1) Installed heating equipment;

(2) Vent systems, flues, and chimneys; and

(3) Heating distribution.

B. A home inspector shall describe energy sources and heating methods by distinguishing characteristics and means of distribution.

C. A home inspector is not required to:

(1) Inspect:

(a) Flue or chimney interiors that are not readily accessible;

(b) Heat exchangers;

(c) Humidifiers or dehumidifiers;

(d) Electronic air filters; or

(e) Solar space heating systems; or

(2) Determine the adequacy of the heat system or the distribution balance.