This standard relates to leaks in plumbing systems and leaks from HVAC and domestic hot water systems. This section includes the following:

  1. Water leaks into a building from environmental issues.
    1. Look for any leaking or discoloration.
    2. Look for swelling window sills or moisture around the interior of windows or doors.
    3. Look for deteriorating components on the ceiling or walls.
    4. Examine the interior for cracks, failing window glazing, and anywhere else that water could intrude.
  2. Leaks in plumbing systems.
    1. Look for mold or mildew, peeling paint or wallpaper, a wall that is warped or stained for no apparent reason, or a buckled, cracked, or water-stained floor or ceiling.
    2. Inspect all visible plumbing connections, including gas traps, supply lines, and direct connections to the fixture.
Def# Deficiency Severity Repair Due HCV Rating
1 Environmental water intrusion Moderate 30 Days Fail
2 Plumbing leaks Moderate 30 Days Fail
2 Plumbing leak observed Outside Low 60 Days Pass
3 Fluid is leaking from a sprinkler assembly Moderate 30 Days Fail
3 Fluid is leaking from a sprinkler assembly Outside Low 60 Days Pass

Leak Standard V3.0 Updated 6/16/23

Revision: 19
Last modified: 5 August 2023


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