RMS-MF-2018

Introduction 2
Table of Contents 4
1 Scope 5
2 Applicability 5
3 Qualified Contractors 6
3.1 Trained Professionals 6
3.2 Contractors, Teams and Qualifications 6
3.3 Quality Assurance 6
4 General Practices 6
4.1 Existing Measurements 6
4.2 Building Specifications 6
4.3 Known Hazards 6
4.4 Communication 7
4.5 Access Notices 7
4.6 Safety data sheets 7
4.7 Proposals 7
4.8 Jurisdictional Authorities 8
5 Systems Design 8
5.1 Health and Safety 8
5.2 Long-term Considerations 8
5.3 Appropriate Systems 8
5.4 Other Building Systems 8
5.5 Adjoining units 9
5.6 Permanent systems 9
6 Building Investigations 10
6.1 Nondestructive Investigation 10
6.2 Diagnostic Investigation 11
6.3 Design Decisions 11
6.3 Decision Flowcharts 12
7 ASD System Installations 14
7.1 ASD Suction Points 14
7.2 ASD Piping 16
7.3 ASD Pipe Sizing 18
7.4 ASD Exhaust 19
7.5 ASD Fan Installation 22
8 Sealing 23
8.1 Background and Accessibility 23
8.2 Sealant Materials 23
8.2 Accessible Cracks 23
8.4 Other Openings 23
8.5 Sumps 24
8.6 Membranes 24
8.7 Sub-membrane Depressurization 24
8.8 Drains 25
8.9 Sealed Isolation Assemblies 25
9 Required for All Systems 26
9.1 Long-term OM&M plan 26
9.2 Fan Monitors 26
9.3 Electrical 26
9.4 Labeling 27
10 Non-ASD Methods 28
10.1 All Non-ASD Methods 28
10.2 Indoor Air Pressurization 29
10.3 Indoor Air Dilution 30
10.4 Soil Airspace Pressurization 30
10.5 Soil Gas Dilution 30
10.6 Sources of Air 31
10.7 Controls 32
10.8 HVAC Repairs or Modifications 32
10.9 Radon from Building Materials 32
10.10 Radon from Water 32
11 Post-mitigation 33
11.1 Functional Inspection 33
11.2 Radon Retests 33
12 Documentation 34
12.1 Essential Information 34
12.2 When Owner/Occupied 34
12.3 Inadvertent Collateral Mitigation 34
12.4 When Not Owner/occupied 35
Table 12.4 OM&M Plans 36
12.5 Review With Client 37
12.6 Retention of Records 37
13 Health and Safety 37
13.1 Installers 37
13.2 Workers and Occupants 38
Flue gas 38
Asbestos 38
Lead-based paint 39
14 Description of Terms 39
Exhibits 42
A-1: Client Notice—Intention to Enter Units 42
A-2: Staff Notice—Intention to Enter Units 43
A-3: Occupant Notice—Intention to Enter Units 44
B: Occupant Notice—Sealant Warning 45
C: Temporary Systems 46
D: Referenced Publications 47
RMS-MF Consensus Body 48
RMS-MF Companion Guidance 49
CG A: Guidance for property owners 50
CG B: When considering non-ASD methods 51
CG B: Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Systems 52
CG D: Quality Management 54
CG E: ASD Maintanence Log 56
CG E2: HVAC Maintanence Log 57
CG E-3: HVAC Inspection Checklist 58

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