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Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools!*

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Thank you for your recent interest in receiving information on indoor air quality in schools. We are pleased to subscribe you to the *EPA Schools IAQ Connector!* The Connector is a community of stakeholders committed to healthy indoor environments in schools. We know you are working hard to ensure that schools are a healthy place for students and staff. Safeguarding the health of school occupants by promoting proper indoor environmental management is essential to fostering a safe and healthy learning environment. Use these five key resources EPA offers to help increase student health and academic performance in schools.

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*”IAQ Tools for Schools” Action Kit [ https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/indoor-air-quality-tools-schools-action-kit?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= ]*
EPA developed this guidance to show schools how to carry out a practical plan of action to improve indoor air problems at little or no cost using straightforward activities and in-house staff. The Action Kit provides best practices, industry guidelines, sample policies and a sample IAQ management plan.

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*”IAQ Tools for Schools” Framework for Effective School IAQ Management [ https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/framework-effective-school-indoor-air-quality-management-key-drivers?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= ]*
This set of strategies, approaches and techniques can help you immediately put the “IAQ Tools for Schools” guidance into action to achieve results.

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*School IAQ Assessment Mobile App [ https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/school-iaq-assessment-mobile-app?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= ]*
This app is a one-stop shop for accessing guidance from EPAs “IAQ Tools for Schools” Action Kit. Once youve conducted a school walkthrough, the mobile app allows you to submit assessment checklists to help you track and prioritize IAQ-related follow-up actions based on proven strategies for addressing critical building-related environmental health issues. Yes, now theres an app for that.

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*IAQ Professional Training Webinars [ https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/ondemand-training-webinars?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= ]*
The web-based trainings in the IAQ Master Class Professional Training Webinar Series [ https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/indoor-air-quality-master-class-professional-training-webinar-series?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= ] and IAQ Knowledge-to-Action Professional Training Webinar Series [ https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/indoor-air-quality-knowledge-action-professional-training-webinar-series?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= ] provide school district staff across the country with the knowledge needed to start, improve or sustain an IAQ management program within their school or school district. Each pre-recorded webinar features technical experts, industry leaders and model school districts and is followed by a 30minute mentoring question-and-answer session. Gain recognition for your knowledge acquisition and commitment to action through certificates of completion and continuing education units (CEUs) for each training.

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*”Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades [ https://www.epa.gov/iaq-schools/protecting-iaq-during-school-energy-efficiency-retrofit-projects-energy-savings-plus?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term= ]”*
This Guide is written primarily for school facility managers and energy managers to help them collaboratively manage the relationships between energy efficiency upgrades and IAQ in schools. Using the guidance and tools will help to reduce health risks during your building upgrade project. This web page provides access to guidelines, the Interactive Air Quality Planner, examples of school energy efficiency projects and additional resources.

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