Many different state agencies play a role in addressing indoor environmental quality. Health, education, labor, building services, and business regulation are some of the departments that have jurisdiction over one or more building type or practice. This authority may include implementing laws and regulations that establish requirements for building owners. It also may include carrying out research, technical assistance, and education programs to promote best practices.
This page profiles innovative informational resources developed by state agencies as part of their ongoing efforts to protect and improve indoor environmental quality and promote more sustainable building practices.
Washington State Department of Health, Guidance on Improving Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality during Wildfire Smoke Events
Michigan Dept. of Health & Human Services, Division of Environmental Health: Educational Resources on the Health Effects of Mercury
Minnesota Department of Health, Indoor Air Unit: Minnesota Gold Standard Radon Resistant Builder Program
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section: Child Daycare SAFER Program
Minnesota Department of Health, Indoor Air Unit: Model School Indoor Air Quality Management Plan
California Air Resources Board, Indoor Exposure Assessment Program: Limiting Ozone from Air Cleaning Devices
New Jersey Department of Health, Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Program: IAQ in Public Workplaces