The heating and cooling system is inspected to determine if the equipment is safe and functional.
- Look at the system or device to confirm the exhaust vent is: – present; properly connected through to the ceiling or wall; and free of any holes or blockage due to bending, warping, collapse, or foreign material.
- Visually inspect the combustion-fueled heating appliance for evidence that a combustion chamber cover or gas shutoff valve was previously installed and is now not present or is incomplete.
|Def#||Deficiency||Severity||Repair Due||HCV Rating|
|3||Unit Air conditioning system is not operational||Moderate||30 Days||Fail|
|3||Common area air conditioning inoperable/damaged||Low||60 Days||Pass|
|4||Unvented gas, oil, or kerosene space heater is present.||Life Threatening||24 Hours||Fail|
|5||Combustion-Fueled HVAC Missing Cover or Gas Shut off Valve||Life Threatening||24 Hours||Fail|
|6||HVAC device safety shield is damaged or missing||Severe||24 Hours**||Fail|
|8||Exhaust vent is misaligned, blocked, disconnected, or improperly connected||Life Threatening||24 Hours||Fail|
|8||HVAC exhaust vent has a negative downward slope||Life Threatening||24 Hours||Fail|
|8||HVAC exhaust vent is damaged or missing||Life Threatening||24 Hours||Fail|
**HCV/PBV Repair Timeline for this standard is 30 days
Last modified: 15 August 2023
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