EPA Indoor Air Quality Tools and Resources

EPA’s IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit

EPA developed guidance to reduce exposure to indoor environmental contaminants in schools through voluntary adoption of sound and effective IAQ management practices.

EPA’s IAQ Tools for Schools Framework for Effective School IAQ Management

This set of strategies, approaches and techniques can help you immediately put the IAQ Tools for Schools guidance into action to achieve results.

EPA’s Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades

This Guide is written primarily for school facility managers and energy managers to help them collaboratively manage the relationships between energy efficiency upgrades and IAQ in schools. Using the guidance and tools will help to reduce health risks during your building upgrade project. This web page gives the audience access to guidelines, examples of school energy efficiency projects, Checklist Generator tool and additional resources.

EPA’s Indoor Air Quality Master Class Professional Training Webinar Series

The webinar series was developed and hosted by U.S. EPA in collaboration with a group of diverse stakeholders known as the School Health and Indoor Environments Leadership Development (SHIELD) Network in order to build capacity of school district staff across the country to start, improve or sustain an IAQ management program. The ten one hour technical web-based trainings are available on demand.

This article originally appeared in the September 2015 issue of School Planning & Management.

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