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Furnace Claim Overview Video

In the fall and winter months, claims involving furnace damage are common. Whether the furnace itself has caused property damage from a puffback, or a frozen pipe has burst and…

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Boiler Claim Overview Video

Claims involving boiler damage can be particularly tricky. Each system has a different configuration, and both repairs and replacements can be costly. Additionally, boilers often heat both the home and…

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HVAC Fall and Winter Claim Handling Webinar Recording

We’re coming into the cooler seasons, when the boiler, furnace, and other heating system claims start rolling in, as these complex devices can fail for a number of reasons. You’re…

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Lightning and Surge Claims Webinar Recording

Every year, about 25 million bolts of lightning touch ground (National Severe Storms Laboratory)-- or hit homes, cars, trees, or other objects -- which resulted in over 77,000 claims in…

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HVAC Winter Concepts Webinar Recording

If the weather outside is frightful -- or maybe just a bit chilly -- it’s time for many to flip their HVAC systems from cooling to heating, and with that…

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Hail and Wind HVAC Claims Webinar Recording

Impact damage to HVAC systems can come from a number of sources, but two very common perils are hail and wind damage. Because these damages are so prevalent, you want…

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HVAC Wind Damage

High winds typically accompany a variety of severe weather conditions, including tornadoes, hurricanes, and thunderstorms. Regardless of the storm type, high winds can be the catalyst of catastrophic damage to…

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HVAC Water Damage Overview

Water damage  can occur at any time of year, whether due to natural or man-made circumstances. HVAC systems are susceptible to water losses from man-made causes such as water leaks…

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HVAC Theft Claims Overview

Theft consistently ranks as one of the top four most frequently claimed perils by homeowners each year. HVAC systems are particularly common targets for theft crimes as they are comprised…

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Smoke and Fire Damage to HVAC Systems

Smoke and fire damage can occur year round and be sparked by a variety of sources ranging from a lightning strike, an electrical malfunction, incident in the kitchen, or even…

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HVAC Lightning Damage

Determining if lightning was the true cause of loss to your insured's HVAC unit can be a complicated task, particularly when lightning is one of the most frequently claimed perils.…

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HVAC System Freeze Damage

According to the Insurance Information Institute, Water and Freeze Damage claims are among the most severe property claims, with an average settlement of over $10,000. With the severity and frequency…

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HVAC Hail Damage Repair Hierarchy

Aside from roofing and siding, HVAC systems account for one of the most commonly claimed residential property hail losses. According to NOAA, 2018 saw close to 4,600 major hail events,…

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4 Things to Look for When Assessing Hail Damage to a Condensing Unit

If you have checked out our HVAC Hail Damage Repair Hierarchy, you know that there is often a repair option available when faced with a hail damaged HVAC claim. To…

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The Rising Wildfire Risk and Property Claims

Wildfire risk has been on the rise throughout the past decade. The first four months of 2017 have shown an increase of 20% in the number of wildfires compared to…

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The Impact of HVAC Theft on Property Claims

One in every 235 homeowners files a theft claim each year. These damages average nearly $4,000 per paid claim, according to the Insurance Information Institute. A major contributing factor to these…

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Spring Storm Claims Toolkit for Adjusters

Spring storm season started with a bang across much of the United States, and weather events are only expected to increase in frequency throughout the season. According to Aon Benfield’s catastrophe…

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Identifying Lightning Damage to HVAC Systems

Lightning strikes the earth about 100 times every second and can heat the surrounding air to up to 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit (The Weather Channel). As such a destructive force, it’s…

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Identifying Water-Damaged HVAC Systems After a Hurricane

The following article on “Identifying water-damaged HVAC systems after a hurricane”, written by Matt Livingston of HVAC Investigators, was originally published on Property Casualty 360. As the floodwaters recede across the Gulf Coast…

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Hurricane Damage Resources for Adjusters

2016 was the busiest Atlantic hurricane season in the past four years and served as a reminder of how devastating hurricane damage can be. Last year, there were 15 named…

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How Hurricane Force Winds Impact HVAC Systems

The following article on “Windblown: How hurricane force winds impact HVAC systems”, written by Matt Livingston of HVAC Investigators, was originally published on Property Casualty 360. The 2017 hurricane season has proven to…

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Hail Damage to HVAC Condenser Coils

The following article on “Hail Damage to HVAC Condenser Coils”, written by Matt Livingston of HVAC Investigators, originally appeared in the Technical Notebook Column of Claims Magazine and was also published on Property Casualty 360. …

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4 Options to Consider When Adjusting Hail Claims

The following article on “4 Options to Consider When Adjusting Hail Claims”, written by Matt Livingston of HVAC Investigators, was originally published on Property Casualty 360. The first few months of 2016 ushered…

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Investigating Lightning and Surge HVAC Claims Webinar – Previously Recorded

Lightning and high voltage surge are responsible for hundreds of thousands of homeowners claims each year. HVAC systems are particularly susceptible to damage by these types of perils and adjusters…

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Hurricane Claims Kit

The risk of hurricane damage is ever increasing, as the population of the US coastline continuously grows. According to CoreLogic’s Storm Surge Report, there are currently over 800,000 US residential properties…

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HVACi Storm Claims Kit

HVAC equipment is frequently claimed for storm damage. According to HVACi's 2019 Annual Claims Report, over 60% of residential systems claimed were for storm related perils. While HVAC systems are…

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