Mechanical systems shall:

(1)           Provide heating, ventilation, and air conditioning to meet the requirements of the N.C. Building Code;

(2)           Have master controls for electrical, plumbing, heating, and air conditioning, that are inaccessible to inmates;

(3)           Have master cutoff controls for electrical and water supplies to each confinement area (either single cells or dormitory type areas);

(4)           Have capability of maintaining temperatures in the confinement areas within 68 degrees Fahrenheit minimum in the heating season and a maximum of 85 degrees Fahrenheit during the non‑heating season.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑230.4;

Eff. June 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.