In winter, I'm going to need a space heater in the room because the room is going to be cold like a refrigerator (or walk in freezer if it is really cold) because there is no heating system on that floor.
During summer months, I would need a freestanding fan running because there is no air conditioning and the roof gets REALLY hot and the place is literally like an oven so I'm hope NCARB sees those as reasonable accommodation so the room is remotely usable. I'm already making access to internet networking (and Wifi) very solid throughout and especially the room I'm using for testing. Those devices don't provide any sort of test taking advantage as they are basically my "HVAC" which they have permanent ones installed at the test center and this is the only room isolated from the rest of the house that can be used for testing.
NCARB, I hope my accommodation request to use space heaters or a fan is acceptable to keep the room temperature at some bearable level (be it for heating or cooling - cold winter seasons and during heatwaves & summer season) when taking the exam divisions. I think having a fan or space heater unit is better than testing in a room with other people that frequent the room. I operate from a home office and that's my home office I am using. Since my tests are likely to be beginning during the winter, I hope to have clear feedback from NCARB on that and with the proctors.
I rather not be a meat popsicle or a Kentucky Fried Human when taking the exam divisions during cold winter weather or hot summer type days when temperatures are in the 40s and below and in the 80s and up. They are not invisible devices. I want to be sure it's understood with remote proctoring because the only available room might not have HVAC throughout and that some people might have to work with less than ideal situations. I would try not to use the most noisiest fans and heating device but can't promise they are without any sound emission.
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