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WAC 388-107-1000

MechanicalVentilation systems.

The facility must ensure:
(1) Ventilation of all rooms is designed to prevent objectionable odors, condensation, and direct drafts on the residents;
(2) All habitable space is mechanically ventilated including air supply and air exhaust systems;
(3) All heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment complies with the requirements of the state building code, chapter 51-52 WAC;
(4) Outdoor air intakes are located a minimum of twenty-five feet from the exhaust from any ventilating system, combustion equipment, or areas which may collect vehicular exhaust and other noxious fumes, and a minimum of ten feet from plumbing vents; and
(5) The facility must locate the bottom of outdoor air intakes serving central systems a minimum of three feet above the adjoining grade level or, if installed through the roof, three feet above the highest adjoining roof level.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.97.230 and HCBS Final Rule 42 C.F.R. WSR 16-14-078, § 388-107-1000, filed 7/1/16, effective 8/1/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.97 RCW. WSR 14-19-071, § 388-107-1000, filed 9/12/14, effective 10/13/14.]
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