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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 98 22.0 Building Safety for Occupants Assessment Protocol and Action Verification Complete N/A NOTES AP 22.1 Documented safety hazards observed during the building IAQ walkthrough, energy audit or other inspections. Immediately informed the building owner and property manager of any urgent and life- threatening conditions. AP 22.2 Determined whether there are working smoke alarms and CO alarms installed in dwelling units and other locations in the building. AP 22.3 Identified products containing hazardous chemicals (e.g., strong cleaners, hazardous materials, pesticides) that are stored in accessible locations. AP 22.4 Checked whether there are working fire extinguishers in dwelling units and appropriate common areas. Worked with the building owner or property manager to assess whether fire extinguisher placement meets applicable codes. AP 22.5 Determined whether the water heater temperature settings are within the allowable limits of the local and state codes. AP 22.6 Assessed whether knob-and-tube electrical wiring is present in the building and whether it is located in areas impacted by the building upgrades. MA 22.1 Immediately corrected urgent and life-threatening safety risks. Corrected other safety hazards during the building upgrade activities. MA 22.2 Replaced non-functioning smoke and CO alarms. If smoke alarms or CO alarms were not present, installed new alarms consistent with local code requirements; if local code requirements do not exist, installed smoke alarms and CO alarms in every dwelling unit consistent with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) guidance and located according to NFPA 720. MA 22.3 Recommended appropriate storage of hazardous chemicals. MA 22.4 Worked with the building owner or property manager to ensure there are fire extinguishers installed according to applicable code requirements. MA 22.5 Ensured that water heater set points do not exceed allowable limits of local and state codes. Otherwise, ensured that water heater set points do not exceed 120°F to prevent scalding. MA 22.6 Followed precautions in U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Standard Work Specifications for Single- Family Home Energy Upgrades for knob-and-tube electrical wiring (e.g., live knob-and-tube wiring shall not be covered or surrounded, and exposed knobandtube wiring shall be replaced with new appropriate wiring, as required by the National Electrical Code or authority having jurisdiction). EA 22.1 Installed CO alarms that can detect and store peak CO levels of less than 30 parts per million in dwelling units. Color Codes Assessment Protocol (AP) Minimum Action (MA) Expanded Action (EA)

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