JUNE 2019
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

Busting the No. 1 Electrical Myth

I often read or hear smart people say that electrical current wants to go to the ground (or “dirt”), and that this is the reason for the grounding electrode and “grounding.” This is just not true. It takes a heck of a lot of voltage to push current through the soil and this amount of voltage is generally not available in a residence.

By: Michael Casey read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

Managing Risk Claim 9: HVAC and A/C

During a routine home inspection, one of our inspectors performed a visual inspection of the property’s furnace. In his report, he noted signs of condensation and a lack of proper maintenance. However, the furnace was functioning properly.

By: InspectorPro Insurance read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

It’s Not All About the Energy

Inspectors across the country who offer the Home Energy Score (HES) have been using, for the most part, a sales pitch similar to what the Department of Energy

By: ASHI Staff read full article
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ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

A Science Teacher’s Take on Home Inspection Work

The basis of science is observation and conclusions based on reasoned, discussable phenomena.

By: Paul Cummins read full article
ASHI Reporter June 2019, Feature

Experiences, Insight & Excitement

I’ve had a wonderful first year here at ASHI.

By: James Thomas read full article
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