Indoor Environmental Quality through EPA Indoor airPLUS™
GBCI: 0920000579Learn about this companion to the ENERGY STAR for Homes program to achieve Indoor Environmental Quality in residential projects.
- 1 CE
LEED version: v4, v2009
Published on: July 09, 2014
This training program is ideal for anyone that is designing, building, or verifying a home in a green building program. Indoor Environmental Quality is a key feature of sustainable buildings. The EPA has designed the Indoor airPLUS program as a companion to the ENERGY STAR for Homes program, adding health protection to the ENERGY STAR value proposition. This course will describe how to achieve Indoor Environmental Quality in homes through the Indoor airPLUS program.
The course will cover program basics, the importance of indoor air quality, and guides the learner through the program specifications guidebook. This course will cover each of the specifications in the Indoor airPLUS program in detail. It also includes the sections of the program that are covered in the ENERGY STAR for Homes version 3 program.
After completing the detailed guided presentation of the construction specifications, participants are required to read the construction specifications guide available in the Additional Resources section to the right.
- List the benefits of the Indoor airPLUS program for occupants & builders
- Describe exemptions and alternate compliance paths within the program
- Distinguish checklist items that must be verified from those that are allowed to be builder verified.
- Evaluate construction design documentation for compliance with the IAP program specifications