EQ Prereq 2

EQ Prereq 2Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
Ban smoking and keep at distance by 25 feet from entries, air intakes and operable windows OR hve separate smoking rooms with separate ventilation system and air pressure differential
EQ Prereq 2 Intent
Prevent or minimize exposure of TENANT SPACE occupants, indoor surfaces and systems to Environmental Tobacco Smoke
EQ PRE 2 Requirements
Locating tenant space IN A BUILDING that prohibits smoking by all ocupants and users and maintains any eterior designated smoking areas at least 25 feet away from entries, outdoor air ntakes and operable windows
EQ Prereq 2 (con’t)
In buildings where smoking is permitted, confirming that smoking is prohibited in the potions of the tenant space not designated as a smoking space, in all other building areas served by the same HVAC system, and in the common areas used by tenant’s occupants, and that there is no migration of ETS by either mechanical or natural ventilation from other areas of teh building
At a minimum, each amoking room must be directly exhausted to the outdoors with norecirculation of ETS-containing air to the non-smoking area of a building enclosed with impermeable ___________ partitions.
deck to deck
Performance of the smoking rooms differential air pressure shall be verified by conducing _______ of measurement, with a minimum of one measurement every 10 seconds, of the differentail pressure in the smoking room with respect to each adjacent area and in each adjacent vertical chase with the doors to the smoking rooms close.
15 minutes
The testing will be conducted with each space configured for ________ conditions of transport of air from the smoking rooms to adjacent spaces
worst case
For multi-unit residential buildings, minimizing uncontrolled pathways for ETS transfer between individual residential units by sealing penetrations in walls, ceilings and floors in the residential units and by sealing ____ adjacent to the units.
vertical chases.
Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
or secondhand smoke, consists of airborne particles emitted from the burning end of cigarettes, pipes and cigars, and exhaled by smokers.  These particles contain about 4000 different compounds, up to 40 of which are known to cause cancer.