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Energy Savings Plus Health | INDOOR AIR QUALITY GUIDELINES FOR MULTIFAMILY BUILDING UPGRADES 55 PRIORITY ISSUE 20.0 NATURAL (NOT FAN-POWERED) VENTILATION (continued) ASSESSMENT PROTOCOLS (AP) MINIMUM ACTIONS (MA) EXPANDED ACTIONS (EA) • Ensure ventilation openings for introducing outdoor air into dwelling units are located a minimum distance of 10 feet from contaminant sources including plumbing stacks, vents, exhaust hood discharges or vehicle exhaust (see ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2013). MA 20.2 Repair, Adjust and Upgrade Ventilation Systems in Common Corridors and Nonresidential Spaces As Needed Ensure common corridors in the building meet the ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013 minimum outdoor air ventilation rate requirement of 0.06 cfm per square foot of floor area. If included in the scope of service, ensure nonresidential spaces in the building meet the ventilation requirements of ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013. If it is not possible to achieve the ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013 minimum outdoor air ventilation rates, adjust systems to provide the maximum amount of outdoor air ventilation possible. • Air-cleaning devices that remove ozone must be provided and used in areas that are in "nonattainment" with the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone. The ozone removal efficiency of the system shall be at least 40%. References for Priority Issue 20.0 Natural (Not Fan-Powered) Ventilation: ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2013 – Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2013 – Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2014, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings, Section Filtration and Air Cleaner Requirement EPA: National Ambient Air Quality Standards NCHH: Improving Ventilation in Existing or New Buildings With Central Roof Exhaust NCHH: Improving Ventilation in Multi-Family Buildings That Do Not Have Fan-Powered Ventilation NYSERDA: Improving Central Exhaust Systems for Multifamily Buildings

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