Controls & Security Assessment What security features are part of the entrance(s)? * Doorbell with audible alert Doorbell with visual alert Intercom with audio communication Intercom with 1-way video communication Intercom with 2-way video communication Peephole at standard height (around 60 inches) Peephole at lower height (around 42 inches) Clear window(s) (sidelights) next to door Clear window(s) in door None Note the characteristics of light switches throughout the home. * Every switch is installed between 36 and 42 inches above floor Every switch is installed 42 inches or more above floor Switches are installed in every common space Switches are either toggle, rocker, push-pad, or push-button type Some switches require pulling or twisting motions Some switches activate power outlets No switches activate power outlets Note: measure from floor to bottom of plate/cover. How far from the floor are most outlets and ports? (Power/Data/Phone/Cable) * Less than 16 inches above the floor At least 16 inches above the floor Note: measure to bottom of outlet cover. Note the characteristics of windows (those within reach). * Casement, opened with lever-style cranks Hung, opened by sliding window vertically Sliding, opened by sliding window horizontally Windows do not open Controls and/or locks are no more than 48 inches above the floor Controls and/or locks are more than 48 inches above the floor Is any home automation technology used? * Remote access Security and monitoring Climate control Windows and shades Lighting None Note: this applies to any form of automation or remote access, from programmable thermostats to smartphone access. What features help control the heating and cooling? * Controls are installed between 36 and 48 inches above the floor Controls are installed over 48 inches above the floor Controls do not require pinching or grasping Controls are backlit or use a lighted display HVAC unit(s) on the main floor Filter access for HVAC is no more than 48 inches above the floor Filter access for HVAC is more than 48 inches above the floor There are window or wall-mounted AC unit(s) with controls no more than 48 inches above the floor There are window or wall-mounted AC unit(s) with controls more than 48 inches above the floor There is no climate control What features help manage the utilities? * Circuit breakers or fuse box on main floor Circuit breakers or fuse box mounted so top option is no more than 48 inches from the floor Easy access to shut off valve for water main Easy access to shut off valve for gas main Backup or redundant power None of the above Are there any audible alerts? * Smoke Detector(s) Carbon Monoxide Detector(s) Fire Alarm Security System All audible alerts are hardwired for power All audible alerts are battery-operated All audible alerts have battery backups None Are there any visual alerts? * Smoke Detector(s) Carbon Monoxide Detector(s) Fire Alarm Security System (interior) Flashing House Lights (exterior) All visual alerts are hardwired for power All visual alerts are battery-operated All visual alerts have battery backups None Your email address (optional) If you enter your address here, a link to the results will be sent to your inbox.