Indoor Environmental Quality General Assessment of Clarksville Elementary School: May 2nd, 2022 (GXXCES2022000090)

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
No
Gym Office - Wall-mounted Unit (EMI) needs routine cleaning (WO # 234409).
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
Yes
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
Yes
No obstruction to air flow
Yes
No purposely placed obstruction indicating occupant distress
No
Room 109 - Unit ventilator partially blocked with folders obstructing air flow. Moved objects while onsite.
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?
No
A previous leak in the media center (IEQ Concern: CXXCES20210001BE) was re-inspected to determine if the response actions completed in 2021 were sufficient. No signs of moisture intrusion were identified and no further action appears warranted.
Doors and Windows
Caulking and weather stripping in good condition
No
Gym - Daylight at exterior doors (WO #234228). Portable 260 - The door slams and will weaken framing/door and can eventually could cause a leak (forwarded to Construction since Portable is newer).
Classrooms (Assess 2 to 3 per HVAC System Zone)
Check OK Comments
Condition
Room is free of dust and clutter
No
Room 208 - Personal rug (non-HCPSS issued) needs cleaning plan as Custodial is not responsible for cleaning (Administration). Room 214 and 216 - Cabinets under sinks need to be cleaned (Custodial). 314 and 101 - There are plants with dry soil on the room's ventilation unit. To reduce potential for naturally occurring allergens in the soil from becoming airborne and impacting a sensitive occupant(s), keep soil moist. Not storing near the ventilation unit may also hinder the allergens from becoming airborne (Administration).
No stained or damage ceiling tiles
No
Room 308 and Bathroom Between 310 and 214 - Stained ceiling tile. If a work order is not already progress, please place a work order for Building Maintenance to address the cause.
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
Yes
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
No
Unit Ventilator-32 (Room 602) - The unit was running while in the space, shortly shut-off (8:16AM), and then returned back to operation. This should be assessed by HVAC department prior to summer as it can cause elevated indoor humidity (WO #234410).
Work Order Number(s)
234228, 234410, 234409
Issues found durring this assessment have been assigned to the above work order(s).