Back9.31.4.3.(2)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F62

To facilitate the dissipation of water and moisture from the building.

F52

To maintain appropriate relative humidity.

F62

To facilitate the dissipation of water and moisture from the building.

Objective:

OH1.2, OH1.3, OH1.1

 

APPLICATION:

Floor drains in garbage rooms, incinerator rooms and boilers serving more than one dwelling unit, in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9].
This also applies to buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A, as stated in Sentence 7.1.3.2.(1) which makes Section 9.31. applicable to dwelling units in all buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability of accumulation of water from frequent cleaning.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • an inadequate control of relative humidity,
  • the generation of pollutants from biological growth or from materials that become unstable on wetting, or
  • deterioration, which could lead to compromised integrity of environmental separators.
This is to limit the probability of:
  • negative effects on the air quality of indoor spaces,
  • the inadequate thermal comfort of persons, and
  • contact with moisture.
This is to limit the probability of harm to persons.