The electrical panel checklist with ASHI-Certified Inspector Rob DeRosa involves a thorough inspection of the electrical panel box. The checklist includes:
- Ensuring the panel is properly sealed.
- Removing the panel cover to examine the overview.
- Confirming that the wires entering the panel have the correct bushing retainer and plastic pieces.
- Verifying that the wires are adequately protected and of the correct size.
- Checking the breakers for any instances of double tapping.
- Testing the functionality of the breakers.
- Using an infrared camera to inspect the panel for hotspots or defective breakers.
This comprehensive checklist helps ensure the safety and functionality of the electrical panel.