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Old 12-22-2010, 01:27 AM
 
Location: Eastend
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I had my furnance replaced a week ago. I get a call today that we need to set up an appt. for them to come over and do an inspection on the new unit. Is this normal?
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Old 12-22-2010, 02:33 AM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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I don't know! There is not much info in your post.
Who replaced the furnace. Where you live - in own house or apartment?
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Old 12-22-2010, 05:40 AM
 
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If you are inside a city or someplace with building codes, the government agency will inspect to verify that the furnace was properly installed.
Most places get pretty testy regarding natural gas leaks. Just because someone is in the HVAC business does not mean the furnace was installed correctly. Things get red tagged all the time.
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Old 12-22-2010, 07:39 AM
 
Location: 77059
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If you are inside a city or someplace with building codes, the government agency will inspect to verify that the furnace was properly installed.
This.

City of Houston requires inspections. They will either red tag or green tag it. Other municipalities might require the same thing.
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Old 12-22-2010, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Eastend
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Yes i own the house the a/c was replace by an a/c company. the company that replaced the furnace called about the inspection. i didnt know the city had to come out.
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:16 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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hmmmmm... I didn't know either. Now I know
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:35 PM
 
Location: Eastend
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yep called the company. they send the city out. cool.
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