Standards

3rd Party Standards Referenced by the Breathe Easy Home Indoor Air Quality System

Healthy Homes Specialists have a deep understanding of the connection between health and housing. Administered by the National Environmental Health Association and developed in partnership with the National Center for Healthy Housing, this certification recognizes professionals who take a holistic approach to identifying and resolving problems that threaten the health and well-being of residents. Specialists obtain this certification after extensive training.

BPI Goldstar – Building Performance Institute, Inc.

(BPI) is a recognized global leader, supporting the development of a highly professional building performance industry through individual and organizational credentialing and a rigorous quality assurance program. BPI – Raising the Bar in Building Performance Contracting.

Lead-Safe Certified Firms participate in the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program.  EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule) requires that firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and pre-schools built before 1978 have their firm certified by EPA (or an EPA authorized state), use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers and follow lead-safe work practices.