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    Construction Performance Guidelines

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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

Water In Pit

Article Number

6.6

Condition

WATER IN PIT

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Elevator pits should be clear of standing water or fluids.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Pits not meeting the Acceptable Performance/Condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

If leakage has caused corrosion of the elevator equipment, it must be repaired in a manner acceptable to the TSSA and consistent with the safety factor requirements. Where the condition of the pit steel and buffer is questionable, the Owner shall be supplied with a letter from a Professional Engineer confirming that the pit steel and equipment meets the requirements of the elevator code.

  

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