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All the tools you need to deliver an authoritative electrical inspection report and build your own home inspection business.

Orderline Residential Electrical Inspection

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Home inspectors working in the demanding and fast-paced real estate market need tools to help them analyze a residential electrical system and provide homeowners and buyers with an accurate and thorough inspection of these systems. Residential fires caused by faulty wiring are a critical issue and home inspectors need to avoid missing electrical problems and be faced with legal action.

For the home inspector faced with this challenge, this book examines critical issues in residential home inspections with over 150 supporting photos and diagrams. Electrical theory and basic electrical calculations are introduced with review sections, exercises, and comprehensive checklists.
 
This book will provide you with the tools you need to deliver an authoritative electrical inspection report and build your own home inspection business.
Table of Contents
Introduction
Chapter One - Electricity: Current, Voltage, Resistance and Power
Chapter Two - Electrical Terms, Units, and Devices
Chapter Three - More on Circuits
Chapter Four - Electrical Safety
Chapter Five - Electrical Services and Sample Service Calculation

The Inspection
Chapter Six - Service Types
Chapter Seven - Wire and Service Sizes
Chapter Eight - Electrical Equipment and Panel Grounding
Chapter Nine - Breakers and Fuses
Chapter Ten - Basement Wiring
Chapter Eleven - Knob and Tube Wiring
Chapter Twelve – Wiring: What to Observe
Chapter Thirteen - Lighting Circuits
Chapter Fourteen - Electrical Outlets
Chapter Fifteen - Circuit Interrupters and Electrical Equipment
Chapter Sixteen - Renovations
Chapter Seventeen - Condominium or High Rise Inspections
Chapter Eighteen - Detached Structures
Chapter Nineteen - Limitations of the Inspection and Your Report
Chapter Twenty - Photo Gallery: Test Yourself
Chapter Twenty-One - Photo Gallery: Test Yourself Observations

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  • 8.5" x 11" coil-bound softcover, 196 pages
  • Over 150 supporting photos and diagrams
  • Review sections, exercises, and comprehensive checklists
About the Author
Roger Morin teaches at George Brown College in the electrical apprenticeship program and the electrical section of the home inspection program. He has worked in the electrical industry since 1975, receiving his original journeyman’s license from the Province of Alberta and at the same time acquiring his inter-provincial Red Seal designation. He has worked in oil and gas refineries, housing projects, and has extensive industrial and commercial experience.

Home inspectors working in the demanding and fast-paced real estate market need tools to help them analyze a residential electrical system and provide homeowners and buyers with an accurate and thorough inspection of these systems. Residential fires caused by faulty wiring are a critical issue and home inspectors need to avoid missing electrical problems and be faced with legal action.

For the home inspector faced with this challenge, this book examines critical issues in residential home inspections with over 150 supporting photos and diagrams. Electrical theory and basic electrical calculations are introduced with review sections, exercises, and comprehensive checklists.
 
This book will provide you with the tools you need to deliver an authoritative electrical inspection report and build your own home inspection business.