401.06 Indoor Air Quality Compliance – New Buildings by AL SA’FAT Green Building
evaluation system

For all new buildings, suitable ventilation for the building occupants and ensure the air
quality in accordance with the technical guidelines issued by Dubai Municipality.
The buildings which apply the following procedures will be awarded indoor air quality
certificate by Dubai municipality.

(a) Indoor air quality testing must be carried out prior to occupancy. The maximum limit for
indoor air contaminants included in Table 401.6(1) must not be exceeded. A report which
shows compliance with these requirements must be submitted to Dubai Municipality.
(b) Air Quality testing must be carried out by an air testing company or laboratory accredited
by Dubai Municipality (DM), and the Compliant test results must be submitted to DM.
(c) Air quality testing equipment must have initial and periodical calibration certificate as per
manufacturer requirement from an external calibration facility accredited by DM or at
least annual calibration certificate. The initial and periodical calibration certificates must
be saved in a special register to be checked by DM in order to ensure the accuracy of
the readings as condition of renewal the indoor air quality certificate.