Construction Performance Guidelines
PIPES ARE LEAKING
Domestic water supply and drainpipes shall not leak.
Two-Year - Delivery and Distribution Systems. · Damage resulting from improper maintenance or additions, deletions or alterations made by the homeowner is excluded from the statutory warranty. · Secondary damage caused by defects, such as property damage or personal injury, is excluded from the statutory warranty.
Pipes not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.
Condensation on piping should not be mistaken for a leaking pipe. Condensation on cold-water supply pipes is not covered by the statutory warranty. High indoor humidity is the main cause of condensation on pipes. If a leak is detected in a water supply pipe, the main water supply valve should be turned off immediately until the builder’s representative can assess the condition.