Indoor Environmental Quality General Assessment of Patapsco Middle School: January 27th, 2022 (GXXPMS2022000080)

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
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
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
No
Gymnasium - Daylight at exterior door (WO #221360).
Classrooms (Assess 2 to 3 per HVAC System Zone)
Check OK Comments
Condition
Room is free of dust and clutter
No
E6, D9, , D10, Outside D10, E1 - Artificial plants. D10 (Refrigerator) and B7 (Microwave) - Appliances (energy management) C5 - Excessive dirt on floor.
No stained or damage ceiling tiles
Yes
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
Electrical Room/Mechanical Laundry - Water on floor near sink, possible leak or could just be an incidental spill. Custodian to look into further and determine if a work order is to be submitted.
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)
221360
Issues found durring this assessment have been assigned to the above work order(s).