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Is it OK to have a return air supply pulling from a dropped ceiling where fiberglass insulation batting is laid?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 05, 2013 01:08 AM
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My business in moving into a newly constructed office building with dropped ceilings. On top of the dropped ceilings they have fiberglass insulation batting installed. They had a condensation problem in the ceiling and put a return air supply above the ceiling. Would this cause an air quality issue? I just want to ensure the health and Safety of my employees.




 

 

My business in moving into a newly constructed office building with dropped ceilings. On top of the dropped ceilings they have fiberglass insulation batting installed. They had a condensation problem in the ceiling and put a return air supply above the ceiling. Would this cause an air quality issue? I just want to ensure the health and Safety of my employees.

James,

I would recommend against installing the return air above the ceiling to handle condensation on the ceiling especially when there is insulation installed above the ceiling.

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