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Visible Equiptment on Roofs and Exterior Walls

Over the past 5 years the ECIA has noted an increase in the number of Eldorado homes that are installing the newer heating and air conditioning units that involve running exterior ducting from the roof, as well as down the exterior walls. These units, and their associated ducting, are usually tan or white and are often very visible to neighbors.

Under the 2017 Revised Eldorado Guidelines, Section, all rooftop equipment, and conduits on exterior walls, are required to be painted to match the stucco color of the home. This requirement is detailed as follows:  "

"Unless it can be demonstrated that it will interfere with their operation, rooftop and ground based heating, ventilation and cooling units (exclusive of solar systems) and their associated ductwork, as well as other visible equipment and associated covers, should be earth toned in color, similar to the approved stucco colors of Eldorado."

We ask that all residents who have, or plan to install any such exterior ducting or conduits on exterior walls, to consider their neighbors and in the spirit of keeping Eldorado a beautiful place to live, to please paint these ducts to match the color of their home’s stucco, assuming that this will not interfere with the operation of the equipment. If you have any questions, please contact us at the ECIA.

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Mark Young, ECIA Architecture and Complaince Coordinator

myoung@hoamco.com Tel: 466-4248