Frequent Questions

How do I start an indoor air quality management program?

EPA's IAQ Tools for Schools (TfS) Program provides numerous resources to assist you in developing, implementing, and sustaining an IAQ program in your school. Thousands of school districts across the United States are implementing successful IAQ programs in their districts. Through their efforts, several key, common elements for successful IAQ program have emerged including: Organizing, Assessing, Creating a Plan, Taking Action, Evaluating, and Communicating.

To learn more about these key elements for successful IAQ management and steps for starting an IAQ management program in your schools, visit Steps to Starting at

See also the IAQ TfS Action Kit at

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