Construction Performance Guidelines
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About the Guidelines
These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]
DRAFT FELT AT ELECTRICAL OUTLET
Electrical boxes on exterior walls that are installed in the plane of the air barrier system shall be installed to prevent air infiltration.
One-Year - Work and Materials. Damage resulting from normal wear and tear, improper maintenance or additions, alterations and deletions made by the homeowner is not covered by the statutory warranty.
Electrical boxes not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.
Some drafts may occur around electrical outlets or receptacles on exterior walls, particularly when it is cold or windy. Convection air movement may simulate draft conditions.