(1)“Gas-fueled appliance” means a furnace, HVAC system, boiler, water heater, oven, stove, or dryer that directly combusts a gaseous or liquid fuel to provide services within a home.
(2)“Heat pump” means an electrical device that uses a refrigeration cycle to:
(a)Heat the internal space of a structure by transferring thermal energy from outside of the structure to inside the structure; or
(b)Cool the internal space of a structure by transferring thermal energy from the inside of the structure to the outside of the structure.
(3)“Home warranty service company” or “company” means any person that undertakes a contractual obligation on a new or preowned home through a home warranty service contract.
(4)Intentionally left blank —Ed.
(a)“Home warranty service contract” means any contract or agreement whereby a person undertakes for a predetermined fee, with respect to a specified period of time, to maintain, repair, or replace any or all of the following elements of a specified new or preowned home:
(I)Structural components, such as the roof, foundation, basement, walls, ceilings, or floors;
(II)Utility systems, such as electrical, air conditioning, plumbing, HVAC, and heating systems, including furnaces; and
(III)Appliances, such as stoves, washers, dryers, and dishwashers.
(b)“Home warranty service contract” does not include:
(I)Any contract or agreement whereby a public utility undertakes for a predetermined fee, with respect to a specified period of time, to repair or replace any or all of the elements of a specified new or preowned home as specified in subsection (4)(a)(II) or (4)(a)(III) of this section; or
(II)A builder’s warranty provided in connection with the sale of a new home.
(5)“HVAC system” means a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system.
(6)“Person” includes an individual, company, corporation, association, agent, and every other legal entity.
(7)“Preowned” means any of the following that is occupied as a residence and not owned by the builder-developer or first occupant:
(a)A single-family residence;
(b)A residential unit in a multiple-dwelling structure; or
(c)A mobile home on a foundation.
Section 12-10-901 — Definitions,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-12.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).