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

Condensation On Interior Ductwork And Air Handling Equipment

Article Number

8.6

Condition

CONDENSATION ON INTERIOR DUCTWORK AND AIR HANDLING EQUIPMENT

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Condensation may occur on indoor ductwork and air handling equipment.

Warranty

None. · Damage caused by dampness or condensation due to failure by the homeowner to maintain adequate ventilation is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

None

Remarks

This condition may occur in the summer when air conditioning equipment is operating or in winter when ducts are chilled by incoming outdoor air. For example, condensation may occur on range hood exhaust ducts during cold outdoor temperatures.

  

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