Environment Quality
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Environment Quality
EPA states, "Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors, pollutants running 2-5 X higher than outdoors.  Great links for Environment Quality Credits for Homes outlined below:

 EQ 1:  Indoor Air Package
             Quality Features Energy Star

 EQ 2:  Combustion Venting
            EPAIAQ -
Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Air Quality
            HPBA - Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association

 EQ 3:  Moisture Control
            Clemson University - Moisture: Build to keep out moisture.

 EQ 4:  Outdoor Air Ventilation
             Building Science - Review of Residential Ventilation Technologies
             HVI - Home Ventilating Institute

 EQ 5:  Local Exhaust
            Energy Star

 EQ 6:  Distribution of Space Heating and Cooling
             ACCA - Air Conditioning Contractors of America
                  HVAC Quality Installation Specification

 EQ 7:  Air Filtering
             ALA Report -Amercan Lung Association Residential Air Cleaning Devices

 EQ 8:  Contaminant Control
Lung USA - Air Quality in the Home - American Lung Association

             EPA - indoor air quality

 EQ 9:  Radon Protection
             AARST - American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologies

 EQ 10: Garage Pollutant Protection
NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology Report

BFRL- Building and Fire Research Laboratory: Healthy and
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