Ventilation Building Codes
18.104.22.168 CHAPTER 4 VENTILATION AIR SUPPLY: 405.0 Evaporative cooling systems: “Barometric relief dampers shall be installed on all
new residential evaporative cooling systems to allow conditioned air from occupied spaces to exit the occupied
space through a discreet opening in the ceiling, allowing the required air change to pass through the attic space to the
outdoors. The authority having jurisdiction shall determine whether relief dampers shall be required on retrofits.
Barometric relief dampers shall not be required on flat roof construction. Water saving or water management pumps
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