Lightning Damage to HVAC Equipment Case Study

Though rare, when lightning damages HVAC equipment, many policyholders believe their system needs a full replacement, especially when there’s evidence of smoke and soot. But that isn’t always the case.

For the property discussed in the Lightning Damage to HVAC Equipment case study, the policyholder reported damage to split system components, including ductwork and the furnace, following a direct lightning strike. Their adjuster turned to the HVACi team to confirm the cause and extent of the loss and to make repair vs. replacement recommendations.

The expert identified repairs that would return the equipment to its pre-loss condition. Fill out this form to get details of how the HVACi team met the challenges of this assignment, and how the team provides:

  • Objective professional assessments of HVAC and refrigeration equipment
  • Repair vs. replacement recommendations
  • Confirmation of market pricing if replacements are necessary
  • A quick cycle time to help you with fast and accurate claims resolution

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