Concern: Laurel Woods Elementary School: September 27th, 2018 (CXLWES201800005D)

Location
Hallway
Date of IEQ Report Form
Date of Report
October 3rd, 2018
Concern
Prop boxes made of plywood appear to have some mold spotting.

Note: The Office of the Environment has recently transitioned to a new Online IEQ platform (as of August 2018). The new platform does not allow the back-dating of IEQ concerns. This concern is inappropriately dated September 27, 2018. The concern should be dated June 15, 2018.
IEQ Investigation Process

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)
Findings

Mold growth (spotting) was observed on the sides of the plywood boxes.  The cause is unknown.

Corrective Actions
June 15th, 2018

The boxes were discarded.

Closed
Yes
Date Closed
Tracking Number
CXLWES201800005D