Can I use my air conditioner while a Mr Fluffy house is being demolished next door or nearby?

As the weather gets warmer, homeowners may have questions around running their air conditioners while a Mr Fluffy house is demolished next door or nearby.

The advice from WorkSafe ACT is:

Without a doubt they can operate their air conditioners during the asbestos removal – as the house is sealed for the duration of the removal process.

Although we have had no incidences yet where air monitoring has detected asbestos fibres at the boundaries of such properties on the day of demolition, as a precaution and for peace of mind, neighbours immediately bordering such properties may choose to turn off air conditioners when the demolition is underway i.e. on the day of the demolition.

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