The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding a second level to its Indoor airPLUS specification for homes and residential buildings. What does this mean for building designers, developers, owners, and property managers that earn the Indoor airPLUS label for their buildings? Below, we have an overview of the changes to expect when Indoor airPLUS version 2 is launched.
If you’re new to Indoor airPLUS and are here looking for ways to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) and occupant health as part of your projects, you’re in the right place. We’re starting with an overview of the Indoor airPLUS specification:
Quick Refresher: What is Indoor airPLUS?
Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors, where, according to the EPA, they can be exposed to indoor air pollutants associated with irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat; headaches, dizziness, and fatigue; and respiratory diseases, heart disease, and cancer. (more…)