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ES+H Multifamily Building Upgrades_508c_02 09 2016

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Energy Savings Plus Health | INDOOR AIR QUALITY GUIDELINES FOR MULTIFAMILY BUILDING UPGRADES 90 10.0 Building Products/Materials Emissions Assessment Protocol and Action Verification Complete N/A NOTES AP 10.1 Reviewed content and emissions documentation for products and materials being considered for the project to determine whether they contain potentially hazardous compounds. MA 10.1 Selected the least toxic products or materials feasible for each application. Used products and materials that indicate they have (or are certified as having) low-volatile organic compound (VOC) content or low-VOC emissions. Specified products and materials that meet independent certification and testing protocols (see examples listed in MA 10.1). MA 10.2 Selected low-emitting wood and composite-wood products compliant with California Title 17 Airborne Toxic Control Measures (ATCM). If California Title 17 ATCM compliant materials are not available, used wood products that meet Section 6.1 of EPA's Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications. MA 10.3 Performed a post-construction building flush-out in the renovated building/spaces before occupancy resumed. MA 10.4 Followed guidance outlined in MA 23.4 to protect absorptive materials during construction. EA 10.1 Aired out new construction materials in a well-ventilated, clean and dry space prior to installation. EA 10.2 Sealed composite wood products with a low-VOC or no-VOC sealant intended to reduce VOC emissions. EA 10.3 Investigated and corrected potential contaminant source problems after building modifications. EA 10.4 Performed a post-construction flush out or baseline IAQ monitoring per ASHRAE Standard 189.1, Section after construction was completed. EA 10.5 Required products that have submitted their complete chemical inventory to a third party for verification. Made the verification / certification by the third party publicly available. 11.0 Vented Combustion Appliances Assessment Protocol and Action Verification Complete N/A NOTES AP 11.1 Completed a safety inspection of all vented combustion appliances. The inspection shall include observations for applicable code requirements including proper clearances, condition of venting, assessment of the potential for back-drafting, integrity of fuel lines, safety of electrical connections and condition of the appliance itself. MA 11.1 Repaired, removed or replaced combustion appliances as needed to correct all deficiencies identified during the assessments and ensure compliance with applicable codes and standards. Ensured proper venting after modifications that affected building envelope leakage and airflows. MA 11.2 Ensured that all combustion exhaust is captured as close to the combustion source as possible, exhausted directly outdoors, and not vented into other indoor spaces such as attics, crawlspaces or basements. Color Codes Assessment Protocol (AP) Minimum Action (MA) Expanded Action (EA)

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