Concern: Ilchester Elementary School: May 29th, 2019 (CXXIES20190000D9)

Room 240
Date of IEQ Report Form
Date of Report
Carpet got wet during a faucet leak on 5/19-20. Fans were not put on carpet for 12+ hours. Room now has a musty smell.
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)

Date(s) of Assessment: May 30, 2019

No odors were identified in the room.

No visible mold growth was identified.

The carpet was peeled up to ensure water had not got underneath the carpet. No signs of moisture were detected.

A thermal screening was conducted. No thermal anomalies indicative of excess moisture were identified.

The carpet was probed with a moisture meter. No elevated moisture was detected.

Based on the Office of the Environment's experience, the carpet was sufficiently dried to prevent microbial growth.

Further information regarding our offices response actions can be found in report #CXXIES20190000D7 (dated May 22, 2019).

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