WHAT ARE WETT INSPECTIONS?
A WETT Inspection is the inspection of a wood burning appliances such as a factory built fireplace, a cooking stove, a space heater (wood stove), a pellet stove, and other wood burning appliances to ensure that they were installed as required by the manufacturer of the unit and today’s building and fire code. We are certified WETT inspectors and follow the recommended WETT INC. inspection checklist to ensure proper installation practices were followed. The inspection also includes an inspection of the chimney from the roof to ensure it was installed in a safe manner.
WETT AND INSURANCE PREMIUMS IN ALBERTA
Since 2020, many home insurance providers have become more stringent requiring home owners to have their wood burning fireplace or wood burning stove WETT inspected. Certa Inspections provides Level 1 certified WETT Inspections within Central Alberta and have performed countless inspections ensuring that these wood burning appliances are safely installed and operating as required by the manufacturer of the unit.
What is WETT inc.?
Wood Energy Technology Transfer Inc. (WETT Inc.) is a non-profit training and education association managed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected by holders of valid WETT certificates. Through its administrative designate, WETT Inc. functions as the national registrar of the WETT program. Through professional training and public education, WETT Inc. promotes the safe and effective use of wood-burning systems in Canada.