installed to operate for each dwelling unit to provide continuous whole- building dwelling-unit ventilation with outdoor air at a rate not less than specified in Section 4.1.1. Without doing the calculation one can also reference ASHRAE 62.2-2016, Table 4.1a
may be incorrect in some matters. It is recommended that you read the code books and references and consult with your local code official. The inspector will be more than willing to help. In summary: 1. Mechanical Ventilation is required in all Arkansas new construction homes with minor exceptions which would never be met in a primary dwelling. 2. Actual methods and products to meet the requirement can best be learned at your local distributor who carries equipment designed specifically for mechanical ventilation. 3. A contractor’s best friend and partner in serving the Arkansas consumer is the local inspector.
Since codes and standards change with each cycle, knowing what to do can be confusing. For this reason, the reader is encouraged to purchase the following: Arkansas Mechanical Code 2010 https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/doc ument/626 Arkansas Energy Code 2009 https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/doc ument/747 ASHRAE 62.2 2016 https://www.ashrae.org/technical- resources/standards-and-guidelines/read-only- versions-of-ashrae-standards This article depended on the information provided within these codes and guides; however, our interpretation