HVAC Shutoff Switch

This repair was reflected on the service record attached to the Furnace.

Homeowner service call was for no heat. HVAC Service tech discovered defective switch and repaired.

Working with common sense, this is an open electrical box, plus defeated the requirement of a service disconnect within sight of the equipment.

Boob, and worse yet I’m sure he charged for his stupidity.

Damn, Joe you always get the good stuff. I only had a funny one where there were mushrooms growing on the carpet.


Did not know the furnace had to have a disconnect within the sight of the unit thought that was the outside unit.

First that box was for a switch.

Second, this is not a code enforcement job, but… 2005NEC 422.30+