Frequent Questions

What is the Integrated Building Evaluation and Assessment Model (I-BEAM)?

I-BEAM is computer software for use by building professionals and others interested in indoor air quality in commercial buildings. However, much of the information will also be useful to those interested in indoor air quality in schools. I-BEAM contains text, animation/visual, and interactive/calculation components that can be used to perform several tasks including:  conducting an indoor air quality (IAQ) building audit; diagnosing and resolving IAQ related health problems; establishing an IAQ management and maintenance program to reduce IAQ risks; planning IAQ compatible energy projects; protecting occupants from exposures to construction/renovation contaminants; and calculating the cost, revenue, and productivity impacts of planned IAQ activities.

See www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/i-beam/index.html

You can order the CD version of I-BEAM from EPA's National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP):

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
P.O. Box 42419
Cincinnati, OH 42419
www.epa.gov/ncepihom

A Toll-free phone service with live customer service representative assistance at NSCEP and is available Monday through Friday from 9:00am-5:30pm eastern time.  Voice Mail is available after operating hours.  Call 1-800-490-9198.  You can fax your requests to (301) 604-3408.  E-mail is also available:  nscep@bps-lmit.com

Please use the EPA Document Number 402-C-01-001, September 2001 when ordering from NSCEP.

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