CCPIA Videos - Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association

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Watch this video to learn how to inspect electrical baseboard heaters using CCPIA’s Electric Baseboard Heater Checklist. Electric baseboard heaters are zonal heaters controlled by thermostats located within each room. Baseboard heaters contain electric heating elements encased in metal pipes. The pipes, surrounded by aluminum fins to aid heat transfer, run the length of the baseboard heater’s housing or cabinet. As air within the heater is warmed, it rises into the room, and cooler air is drawn into the bottom of the heater. Some heat is also radiated from the pipe, fins, and housing.


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