Indoor Environmental Quality General Assessment of Thomas Viaduct Middle School: April 11th, 2022 (GXTVMS2022000088)

Assessor
Christopher Madden
Date

Air Distribution and Terminal System (Assess 2-3 Locations per HVAC Zone)

Ductwork (Supply and Return)
Check OK Comments
Condition
No odors, noise or vibration
Yes
Clean, no obstructions
Yes
Free from signs of moisture/mold, insects or rodents?
Yes
No noticeable air leaks
Yes
Plenum
Check OK Comments
Ceiling Tiles
Tight seal on all tiles
No
A35 - Missing ceiling tile.
No stained/damaged tiles indicating high RH or moisture problem
Yes
Supply Diffusers, Return Grilles, Exhaust Grilles
Check OK Comments
Condition
No odors or unusual sounds
Yes
Clean, no excess dirt or moisture
No
MDF Room - Wall-mounted HVAC Unit (CDSS-2) needs to be cleaned (WO #232049).
No obstruction to air flow
Yes
No purposely placed obstruction indicating occupant distress
Yes
Location
No short circuiting between supply and return
Yes
Doors
Doors not tight or difficult to close indicating large pressure differential
Yes

Building

Envelope
Check OK Comments
Foundation
No moisture penetration or signs of mold?
Yes
Doors and Windows
Caulking and weather stripping in good condition
Yes
Classrooms (Assess 2 to 3 per HVAC System Zone)
Check OK Comments
Condition
Room is free of dust and clutter
No
Stairwell A and B12- Dead bugs in lights (Custodial). Boys Bath Across from 212- Wet paper towel stuck to ceiling (Custodial). A39 - Artificial Plants (collect dust and difficult to clean, staff member who brought it is to remove). Gym - Spilled food (cereal) on bleachers (Custodial).
No stained or damage ceiling tiles
No
B57 - Stained ceiling tile. Place a work order for Building Maintenance to assess if a work order is not already in progress.
No visible mold present (walls, cabinets, under sinks, behind posters)
Yes
Relative Humidity
Not above 70%
Yes
Mechanical/Boiler Rooms (Assess Each)
Check OK Comments
Condition
Clean
No
215 - Eye Wash Covered with Mop Heads. Not easily accessible in case of emergency. Mop heads were removed during assessment. Custodian is to make team aware not to store items on the eye wash station.
No unusual noise or odor
Yes
No mold growth on insulation
Yes
Traps contain water
Yes
Chemical Storage
Containers capped
Yes
No evidence of an active spill
Yes
Fan Coil Units/VAV Boxes
Check OK Comments
Condition
No odors, or unusual noise or vibration
Yes
Work Order Number(s)
232049
Issues found durring this assessment have been assigned to the above work order(s).