Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Federal Interagency Committee on Indoor Air Quality

The Federal Interagency Committee on Indoor Air Quality (CIAQ) was established by Congress in 1983. The mission of the CIAQ is to coordinate federal indoor air quality research while facilitating the exchange of information among:

  • federal agencies
  • state governments
  • local governments
  • the research community
  • the private sector
  • the general public

The CIAQ also supports EPA’s IAQ research program required by Section 403 of the 1986 Superfund Amendments and Re-authorization Act (SARA).

The CIAQ is co-chaired by:

  • EPA
  • The Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • The Department of Energy
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Other federal departments and agencies participate as members

Directions to the CIAQ Meeting

The CIAQ meeting is held in Room 1209 of EPA-West at 1301 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004. You must pass a security screening to enter the building. If using Metro-Rail, exit the system at the Federal Triangle Station, served by Silver, Orange and Blue line trains. EPA-West is part of the William Jefferson Clinton-Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, Federal Triangle Complex.

CIAQ Co-Chairs

  • Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPSC
  • Department of Energy, DOE
  • Environmental Protection Agency, EPA
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, Department of Health and Human Services, HHS
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, Department of Labor, DOL

CIAQ Members

Materials from the Committee on Indoor Air Quality Meetings

Meeting Minutes, agenda, presentations and a Quick View of Past CIAQ Presentations:

October 12, 2016 - Meeting Minutes

Past Meeting Minutes

If you want to view the detail for any presentation, the meeting minutes and any attachments provided at the meetings, or if you want to contact the presenter, contact us at

Quick View of Past CIAQ Presentations

EPA has prepared two listings of presentations given at CIAQ meetings.

If you need more detail or have questions about any presentation given at the CIAQ, contact CIAQ at

Contact Us

Send an e-mail to CIAQ ( or write to:

Laureen Burton, Executive Secretary
Federal Interagency Committee on Indoor Air Quality (CIAQ)
U.S. EPA, Indoor Environments Division (6609T)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460

Become a CIAQ Subscriber

You can also subscribe through the main CIAQ Overview page, where you can enroll using the static “Email Updates” option at the right hand side of the page.

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