REAC - Building Systems - Roof Exhaust System

Roof Exhaust System

The system used to primarily exhaust stale air from the building. Primarily from the kitchen and bathroom areas.


Note: This does not include elements related to the HVAC system.


Roof Exhaust Fans Inoperable

Deficiency: The ventilation system/roof exhaust fans to exhaust air from building areas, such as kitchen, bathroom, etc., does not function.



  • The inspector shall determine if the fans are event activated, for example, fire, timer, etc. If so, there is no deficiency.
  • “Missing” only refers to the case where there were fans to begin with. If a fan was not included in the design, do not record a deficiency for not having one.


Level of Deficiency:

Level 1: N/A

Level 2: N/A

Level 3: The roof exhaust fan unit does not function, is damaged to the point of being inoperable, or is missing.

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