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)
On July 12, 2019, Building Services responded to a leak from the wall mounted air conditioning unit.
On July 15, 2019, Building Services notified the Office of Environment that the leak impacted wood cabinet directly below. Office of Environment instructed Building Services to remove cabinet to evaluate for possible mold growth.
Upon removal, mold growth (approximately 1.5 square feet) was identified on the backside of the cabinet.
The impacted cabinet was removed from facility.