This podcast series provides listeners with the opportunity to hear what experts are saying about improving indoor air quality in residential construction, healthier homes and green building in the new home industry. The podcasts focus on EPA’s Indoor airPLUS program, designed to help builders meet the growing consumer preference for homes with improved indoor air quality and energy efficiency.
Indoor airPLUS Transcript of Podcast with Brett Singer
Indoor Air Quality Metrics, Scores, and Emerging Technologies with Brett Singer, LBNL, and Nick Hurst, ICF Podcast Transcript with Brett Singer (PDF)(6 pp, 110 K, October 25, 2016) Indoor Air Quality Metrics, Scores, and Emerging Technologies with Brett Singer, LBNL, and Nick Hurst, ICF
Transcript of Podcast with Ross Britton
Rater Perspective – Benefits of Earning the Indoor airPLUS Label with Ross Britton, US-Eco Logic | TexEnergy Solutions, and Nick Hurst, ICF Transcript of Podcast with Ross Britton (PDF)(3 pp, 84 K, October 25, 2016) Transcript of Podcast with Ross Britton
Indoor airPLUS Leader Awards
Applications Due June 10, 2020 Winners to be recognized at EEBA Summit The Indoor airPLUS Leader Awards were created to recognize builder and rater partners who construct or verify Indoor airPLUS qualified homes and actively promote the Indoor airPLUS brand. Promoting the brand includes the use of Indoor airPLUS marks and other sales/marketing tools to educate homebuyers, trade professionals, and allied stakeholders about the importance of enhanced indoor air quality protections. Recognition Opportunities: The Indoor airPLUS Leader Awards will be publicly announced in August 2020 and will be formally presented at the EEBA High Performance Home Summit, September 29 - October 1 in Denver, CO. EPA will also be presenting two Indoor airPLUS Leader of the Year Awards to an outstanding builder partner and rater partner, selected from the pool of Leader Award winners. The builder winner may be selected from any of the builder categories. The builder and rater Leaders of the Year will be chosen for their Indoor airPLUS contributions over the previous year, based on the evidence and quality of their Leader Award application. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your great work at a nationally recognized conference for high performance building! These two Leader of the Year winners will be announced in-person during the award ceremony at the EEBA Summit. Applications and Key Considerations: We are looking for your best Indoor airPLUS home. This section of the application is designed to give partners the opportunity to showcase a recent project they are most proud of and all the features contributing to the health and safety of the home. We also encourage you to submit a short video highlighting your work! See details in the applications below. Eligibility: Completed applications and supplemental collateral should be submitted to Indoor_airPLUS@epa.gov by 8 pm EDT, June 10, 2020. To be considered eligible for the award, a partner must have participated with Indoor airPLUS at the following minimum levels: Previous Indoor airPLUS Leader Award Winners Read about builders and Raters that have won an Indoor airPLUS Leader Award. Builder Application (12pp. 382K, 2020) Have built at least three (3) Indoor airPLUS qualified homes in the previous year (2019). Affordable Builder Application (10pp. 367K, 2020) Have built at least three (3) affordable* Indoor airPLUS qualified homes in the previous year (2019). Rater Application (7pp. 249K, 2020) Have verified and reported at least ten (10) Indoor airPLUS homes in the previous year (2019). *Builders of income-eligible housing designated for lower-income households whose construction is typically financially subsidized by federal, state, or local housing agencies, usually via grants, loans, tax credits, and/or tax-exempt bonds. Please contact Indoor_airPLUS@epa.gov with eligibility questions. Eligible partners must submit a complete award application and be in good standing with EPA regarding compliance with all applicable regulations. Raters must also be in good standing with their applicable oversight organization (e.g. RESNET). 2020 EPA Indoor airPLUS Leader Award Builder Application (PDF)(12 pp, 382 K, April 2020, EPA 402/B-20/010) 2020 EPA Indoor airPLUS Leader Award Affordable Builder Application (PDF)(10 pp, 367 K, April 2020, EPA 402/B-20/009) 2020 EPA Indoor airPLUS Leader Award Rater Application (PDF)(7 pp, 249 K, April 2020, EPA 402/B-20/008)