Publications and Resources About Indoor airPLUS
EPA created the Indoor airPLUS new home label to help builders meet the growing consumer preference for homes with improved indoor air quality.The following are useful materials to help you build homes that meet Indoor airPLUS specifications and to promote Indoor airPLUS qualified homes. For more Indoor airPLUS resources, please visit our Sales and Marketing Resources page.
Step up to Indoor airPLUS
A new opportunity for leading builders to create better environments inside and out.
This brochure, developed for home builders, summarizes Indoor airPLUS. It includes information on why and how builders design homes with Indoor airPLUS, what distinguishes new homes with Indoor airPLUS and how to get started. A must for builders new to Indoor airPLUS.
Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications Version 1 (Rev. 03)
These specifications provide the measures builders can take to help improve indoor air quality in new homes compared with homes built to minimum code. Homes that are verified to comply with these specifications qualify as Indoor airPLUS homes. This is an essential document for builders designing Indoor airPLUS homes.
To find additional programmatic documents visit the Program Documents page. You’ll find a Highlights and Notable Changes document, a fillable Verification Checklist, the Indoor airPLUS Policy Record and the How to Find Indoor airPLUS Compliant Low-Emission Products document.
Indoor airPLUS Verification Checklist Version 1 (Rev. 03)
This stand-alone checklist provides the requirements for building an Indoor airPLUS qualified home.
A Version 1, (Rev. 03) Adobe Acrobat Fillable Verification Checklist is also available for download.
- Use this "fillable" Indoor airPLUS Verification Checklist Version 1, (Rev. 03)
Intended for Indoor airPLUS Partners only, these guidelines include details on how to use the promotional and certification marks for Indoor airPLUS.
Breathe Easy In Your New Indoor airPLUS Home
This consumer pamphlet summarizes Indoor airPLUS for potential new home buyers. It explains the advantages of building a new home with Indoor airPLUS as well as the features of an Indoor airPLUS qualified home. Great resource for builders to promote their Indoor airPLUS qualified homes.
- Breathe Easy In Your New Indoor airPLUS Home
- Breathe Easy in Your New Indoor airPLUS Home (Co-brandable version)
- Indoor airPLUS partners can find this customizable brochure by logging into their My ENERGY STAR Account (MESA).
Indoor Air Quality Resources and Publications
Included are resources related to air-cleaning devices, guides for office building occupants, duct cleaning and the EPA’s Care for Your Air Guide.
A variety of general radon information is available . There is no safe level of exposure to radon. EPA strongly recommends that you fix your home if your test shows 4 picocuries (pCi/L) or more. If your test shows between 2 and 4 pCi/L, consider fixing.
Learn how to prevent asthma and make your home asthma-friendly. Additional resources include an interactive funbook for children.
Resources include a guide to mold and moisture in residential homes.