Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools is designed to give schools the information and skills they need to manage air quality in a low-cost, practical manner. This program is based on proven, scientific methods for preventing, understanding and solving indoor air quality problems.
IAQ Tools for Schools helps schools prevent potential problems and efficiently manage them should they occur. Supported by American Lung Association expertise, IAQ Tools for Schools can:
save money by preventing IAQ problems from developing into expensive repairs
help prevent bad publicity and tensions between schools, parents and the community
decrease the potential for short- and long-term health problems for students and staff
reduce student and teacher absenteeism and improve student learning environment
The IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit includes hands-on materials that schools will need to prevent and/or manage existing air quality problems. The kit includes easy-to-use checklists with a flexible, step-by-step guide; an indoor air quality problem-solving wheel; facts on indoor air pollution sources, symptoms, and solutions; training videos; and sample documents.