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EPA created the Indoor airPLUS new home label to help builders meet the growing consumer preference for homes with improved indoor air quality. The following are useful materials to help you build homes that meet Indoor airPLUS specifications and to promote Indoor airPLUS qualified homes. A NEW updated consumer brochure is available under the Resources for Consumers tab. These materials are FREE of charge and are available in PDF. You can also order multiple copies from the NSCEP email address at the bottom of this page.

2014 RESNET Conference Presentations

Zero Energy Ready Home Technical Solutions: Indoor Air Quality (including Whole-House Ventilation best practices) exiting epa Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Presenters: Sam Rashkin, U.S DOE; Bob Axelrad, US EPA; Nick Hurst, ICF International & James Jackson, ICF International.

Building and Verifying Indoor airPLUS Homes Just Got Even Easierexiting epaWednesday, February 26, 2014. Presenters: Bob Axelrad, US EPA; Nick Hurst, ICF International & James Jackson, ICF International.

Step up to Indoor airPLUS A new opportunity for leading builders to create better environments inside and out.

This brochure, developed for home builders, summarizes Indoor airPLUS. It includes information on why and how builders design homes with Indoor airPLUS, what distinguishes new homes with Indoor airPLUS, and how to get started. A must for builders new to Indoor airPLUS.

Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications Version 1 (Rev. 02)

These specifications provide the measures builders can take to help improve indoor air quality in new homes compared with homes built to minimum code. Homes that comply with these specifications qualify as Indoor airPLUS homes. This is an essential document for builders designing Indoor airPLUS homes. Go to the Specifications.

Indoor airPLUS Verification Checklist Version 1 (Rev. 02)

(Checklist also available in the complete Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications) This stand-alone checklist provides the requirements for building an Indoor airPLUS qualified home.

Promotional Guidelines

Intended for Indoor airPLUS Partners only, these guidelines include details on how to use the promotional and certification marks for Indoor airPLUS.

Order materials

National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
Phone: (800) 490-9198
Fax: (301) 604-3408
Email: nscep@bps-lmit.com
Website: www.epa.gov/nscep

When ordering materials, please use the EPA document numbers listed in bold. Questions about ordering: (800) 490-9198.

You can also visit the Indoor Air Quality publications Website for more information and to download or order related documents: www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs

Breathe Easy In Your New Indoor airPLUS Home

This consumer pamphlet summarizes Indoor airPLUS for potential new home buyers. It explains the advantages of building a new home with Indoor airPLUS as well as the features of an Indoor airPLUS qualified home. Great resource for builders to promote their Indoor airPLUS qualified homes.

Care for Your Air brochure Care for Your Air: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality

This brochure provides quick and simple overview of some key indoor air pollutants including radon, secondhand smoke, asthma triggers, volatile organic compounds, molds and combustion pollutants. The brochure unfolds into a poster that features action steps to improving indoor air.

Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon

This booklet is intended for anyone who is buying or selling a home, real estate and relocation professionals, home inspectors and others.

Guía del Radon para el Comprador y Vendedor de Viviedas

Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers Clear Your Home of Asthma Triggers: Your Children Will Breathe Easier

This tri-fold brochure is a handy resource for parents and caretakers of children with asthma. Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese.

mold guide cover A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home

This Guide provides information and guidance for homeowners and renters on how to clean up residential mold problems and how to prevent mold growth.

Protect Your Family and Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Hundreds of people die accidentally every year from CO poisoning caused by malfunctioning or improperly used fuel-burning appliances. Even more die from CO produced by idling cars. Be safe. Practice the DO’s and DON’Ts of carbon monoxide.

Proteja su vida y la de su familia: Evite el envenenamiento con monóxido de carbono

Order materials

National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
Phone: (800) 490-9198
Fax: (301) 604-3408
Email: nscep@bps-lmit.com
Website: www.epa.gov/nscep

When ordering materials, please use the EPA document numbers listed in bold. Questions about ordering: (800) 490-9198.

You can also visit the Indoor Air Quality publications Website for more information and to download or order related documents: www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs

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