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ES+H Multifamily Building Upgrades_508c_02 09 2016

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99 Energy Savings Plus Health | INDOOR AIR QUALITY GUIDELINES FOR MULTIFAMILY BUILDING UPGRADES 22.0 Building Safety for Occupants (continued) Assessment Protocol and Action Verification Complete N/A NOTES EA 22.2 Installed fall prevention measures. EA 22.3 Installed light switches at the top and bottom of all stairwells. EA 22.4 Installed safety lighting on or near steps. EA 22.5 Repaired malfunctioning doors, windows, roofs and floors. EA 22.6 Qualified personnel ensured the safety of electrical systems by confirming they are in conformance with applicable codes. 23.0 Protecting IAQ During Construction Assessment Protocol and Action Verification Complete N/A NOTES AP 23.1 Determined building occupancy patterns during expected construction periods, and identified any special needs of the building occupants. AP 23.2 Identified potential construction-related contaminants and the pathways through which they could impact the IAQ experienced by building occupants. AP 23.3 Identified the extent to which mercury exposure is a risk during the building upgrade (e.g., if the upgrade involves installing or replacing mercury-containing products such as thermostats, thermometers, fluorescent lamps and compact fluorescent lamp [CFL] bulbs). MA 23.1 Minimized occupant and worker exposures during construction (e.g., adhered to Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association [SMACNA] Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for Occupied Buildings Under Construction). Properly isolated work areas from occupants. Contained construction contaminants. Thoroughly cleaned work areas prior to re-entry of occupants. Promptly responded to any occupant complaints or concerns. MA 23.2 Protected HVAC systems from contaminants during work activities, performed post-construction inspections. Cleaned to remove dust and debris from ductwork, as needed. Ensured new HVAC filters were installed prior to occupancy. MA 23.3 If mercury is identified, determined whether the building has a mercury spill response plan. Provided guidance to the property manager and occupants on how to perform proper clean up following EPA guidance. Used caution not to break mercury-containing materials during upgrade activities. Properly disposed of fluorescent lighting and CFL bulbs. MA 23.4 Protected highly absorptive materials from airborne contaminants and emissions caused by construction. Color Codes Assessment Protocol (AP) Minimum Action (MA) Expanded Action (EA)

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