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American Lung Association Health House Builder Guidelines [PDF]
Abstract: The American Lung Association Health House Builder Guidelines are among the most stringent in the nation for building a healthier, more energy and resource efficient homes.
Source: American Lung Association
URL: http://www.healthhouse.org/build/2008HHbuilderguidelines.pdf

ASHRAE self-directed learning courses
Abstract: Self-directed learning courses offer you access to well-designed course material without leaving your home or office. This course format also allows you to review and study the material at your own pace and provides exercises that enable you to evaluate how well you are learning the material. Self-Directed Learning offers the practicing professional a convenient and flexible approach to continuing education in the HVAC&R field.
Source: ASHRAE
URL: http://www.ashrae.org/education/page/1428

Healthy House IAQ Test
Abstract: Do you know how to keep your family safe and healthy? This quick quiz will test your Indoor Air Quality knowledge.
Source: American Lung Association
URL: http://www.healthhouse.org/assess/IAQAudit.asp

Healthy House Institute
Abstract: The Healthy House Institute offers help, resources, and links that can help you improve your home's interior environment, especially its indoor air quality.
Source: Healthy House Institute
URL: http://www.healthyhouseinstitute.com/

How to Build an American Lung Association Health House
Abstract: Details how to work with a builder to build a healthy home and answers basic questions regarding costs, advantanges, and components of a healthy home.
Source: American Lung Association
URL: http://www.healthhouse.org/consumer/build.cfm

Indoor Air Quality
Abstract: Provides information about the air you are breathing and ways to improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) around you.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/

Indoor Air Quality Design Tools for Schools
Abstract: Some teachers and students may choose to be involved with construction and renovation plans at their schools. The information available here is presented as a tool to help school districts and facility planners design the next generation of learning environments so that the school facility will help - rather than hinder - schools in achieving their core mission of educating children. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a critically important aspect of creating and maintaining school facilities. IAQ Design Tools for Schools provides both detailed guidance as well as links to other information resources to help design new schools as well as repair, renovate and maintain existing facilities.
Source: Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schooldesign/

MSU Extension: Housing and Environmental Health Program
Abstract: MSU Extension's Housing and Environmental Health Program offers practical information; workshops and training courses in areas such as indoor air quality, pollution prevention, new construction, home safety, water quality, waste reduction and many other topics that are useful to Montana's consumers.
Source: Montana State University
URL: http://www.msuextensionhousing.org/

NAHB Model Green Home Building
Abstract: This publication contains guidance for builders engaged in or interested in green building products and practices for residential design, development and construction. This publication is not intended to be exhaustive and all-inclusive and the enclosed guidelines are not to be considered the only method of green building. These guidelines for green building originate from the collective experience of leading personnel in the green building movement (marketplace), but must, due to the nature of the responsibilities involved, be presented only as a guide for the use of a qualified developer, builder, remodeler, or design professional.
Source: National Association of Home Builders
URL: http://www.nahb.org/fileUpload_details.aspx?contentTypeID=7&
contentID=1994

 


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