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Indoor Air Quality

ENERGY STAR's excellent indoor air quality specifications are still in the pilot stage for ENERGY STAR homes, but these specifications identify a comprehensive set of indoor air quality measures that are designed to contribute to improved indoor air quality in new homes compared to standard code-built homes.

PATH Whole House Ventilation System Strategies including a case study comparison of three different whole house ventilation systems

U.S. Department of Energy Research on Indoor Air Quality

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency discussion of indoor air quality topics

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development fact sheet on household indoor air quality

A Breath of Fresh Air: Keeping Indoor Air Clean and Comfortable, Her Home magazine, Spring 2005
If you're planning to build a home, you're in the perfect position to make it a healthy one by considering several techniques for improving indoor air quality.

The International Code Council (ICC) develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes. Most U.S. cities, counties and states that adopt codes choose the International Codes developed by the International Code Council

Content updated on 7/13/2007

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