Identify deficiencies that may impact IEQ and/or sources of odor concerns. Typically includes the following depending on the nature of concern, but not limited to:
- interview/questionnaire of concern individual(s)
- inspection above drop ceiling (condition of roof deck, pipe insulation, return air plenum)
- inspection of ventilation system (operation of variable air volume box and outdoor air dampers, check controls, measurements of carbon dioxide, temperature and relative humidity, sources near outdoor air intake, measure return and supply air volume, cleanliness of coils, liner and condensate pan)
- inspection of exterior
- inspection below drop ceiling (housekeeping, sink and floor drain traps, signs of past and present moisture concern via visual and/or moisture meter, mold growth, ensure connection of current and capping of abandoned sanitary vents, odorizers, excessive plants and fabric items, identify potential pathways, and measure volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, and lighting)
Date of Assessment: August 20, 2020
Building Services contacted the Office of Environment when mold growth and rot was observed on the wood studding (~28 linear feet) within the wall cavity of portable 161. Building Services was there to repair drywall having torn vinyl wallpaper. Building Services decided to replace the section (~64 square feet) of drywall instead of repair/painting. The mold growth was discovered upon the removal of the drywall.
Building Maintenance acquired the services of a contractor to identify and correct the source.
Work was completed August 31, 2020.
Contractor replaced all damaged roof sheathing, subfacis, sheathing, studs, top plate, bottom plates, sheetrock walls, and ceiling. The siding removed was re-installed, resealed all joints, and painted inside and out where needed.