#1 K521

K521 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

Examples of findings cited under K521 include:

  • The facility failed to ensure that the resident-use egress corridors were not used as a portion of a supply, return or exhaust air system serving adjoining areas. [Note: A waiver for this requirement is possible.]
  • The facility failed to ensure that the air exhaust ventilation dampers were maintained free of foreign substances and paint.
  • The facility failed to ensure that the fire and/or smoke dampers were tested and inspected one year after their installation.