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Fumes from boiler room

coliana | Posted in General Questions on

I posted a question about living above the boiler room and getting some of the fumes. I can’t seem to log into that conversation anymore. The management company is planning an air quality test in our apartment.

We need them to test for fumes produced from the not-so-clean burning of a natural gas furnace. They are testing for CO, CO2, total hydrocarbon, airborne nuisance allergenic Particulate, methane and hydrogen sulfide (for possible sewer gas).

I read somewhere that Nitrogen Oxides and Sulfur Dioxide are also products of the burning of natural gas. Should I have them test for these as well?

Should I have them test for anything else? We are sensing it as burning in our eyes, and some in throat and lungs.

Thank you!

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  1. KeithH | | #2


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  2. davidmeiland | | #3

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  3. coliana | | #4

    Thank you so much for this help - it did not occur to me that it must have been the site going down. This is a great site, I am glad I found it!

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