American Indoor Air
Quality Council - A non-profit organization for indoor air
quality professionals and technicians. Offers IAQ training and
Building Air Quality -
Information on a wide range of IAQ topics, including sick building
syndrome, mold, fungi, air duct cleaning, ozone generators, and
investigation of indoor air. Commercial site.
Consultants, Inc. - Indoor Air Quality FAQ - Describes the
causes of indoor quality deterioration and how to fix the problem.
Building Ventilation and Indoor Environmental Quality -
Explains about research that is being performed at the Lawrence
Berkeley National Laboratory. Offers explanation of ventilation
rates, volatile organic compounds (VOC's), sick building syndrome,
and particle filtration. Page includes information about projects,
publications, and staff.
Consumer Information: Reducing Indoor Air Pollution - Brochure
covers sources of indoor air pollution and what you can do about
EPA's Indoor Air Quality
- Information for homeowner, schools, commercial buildings and
environmental professional on indoor air quality. Extensive links
Institute - A scientific, third party board to establish
environmental standards for indoor products and building
materials. Aims to improve public health and quality of life by
encouraging and helping manufacturers to build better, safer
products and to uphold environmental practices in product
development, manufacturing, and distribution.
Healthy Indoor Air
for America's Homes - Basic information for consumers on
indoor air quality in their homes. Sponsored by US EPA and other
Indoor Air - International journal from Blackwell Publishing
covering research on the nonindustrial indoor environment. General
information, contents lists and abstracts.
Quality - Advice on ways to improve the air quality inside
your home or place of business.
The Indoor Air Quality
Association - Nonprofit organization conducting education and
research. Offers professional training, testing, and credentials
in air quality and mold remediation fields. Includes organization
information and links to related sites.
Notebook - An expert answers questions related to indoor air
pollution, sick building syndrome, and irritants. Includes a
'question of the week' section.
Story - A Guide to Indoor Air Quality - EPA's booklet on IAQ.
Mold, Mildew, Fungus and Other Indoor Quality Problems -
Provides links to resources that "provide information on
maintaining good indoor air quality and eliminating problems
associated with mold and mildew."
Mold Tips - National
Association of Homebuilders provides advice on testing,
prevention, and control.
Ohio Toxic Mold and
IAQ Information - Information on toxic mold, asbestos, radon,
lead and other indoor air quality issues
Residential Air Cleaning Devices - Types, effectiveness, and
health impact. From the American Lung Association.
Residential Air-Cleaning Devices - A Summary of Available
Information - EPA's booklet on indoor air cleaning devices for
Residential Indoor Air Quality - Comprehensive guide.
Pollutants and their sources are identified along with known
health effects, exposure guidelines and pollutant control
Management Internet Services - Indoor Air - Providing paid
subscribers with a directory of indoor air quality materials on
subjects including sick building syndrome and legionella.
Syndrome and You - Personal site discusses symptoms, hazards,
remedies, and the site owner's experiences, with links to other
Smoking and Ventilation Standards - Do ventilation systems
remove secondhand smoke from indoor air, or just the odor?
Information from Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights.
WHO: Indoor Air
Pollution - Background on the public-health impacts of indoor
air pollution (particularly smoke from cooking and heating with
solid fuels on open fires or traditional stoves) and World Health
Organization efforts aimed at control.
The Turmoil Over Mold in Buildings - New York Times article
provides a discussion of health and legal (US) concerns related to
mold and mildew and gives advice to homeowners and building
managers. [Requires free registration.] (March 23, 2003)