As we work to clean up the outdoor air in our neighborhoods and cities we can also support households to take actions to improve their indoor air quality which can have a big impact on reducing asthma and other respiratory related illnesses.
ROCIS (Reducing Outdoor Contaminants in Indoor Spaces) a Community Based Initiative in Pittsburg, PA to improving indoor air quality and health outcomes through home air sealing and by distributing low cost-effective home air filters https://rocis.org/
30 MN Radio Interview http://outsideinradio.org/shows/in-pittsburgh
EPA Interactive Tour of the Indoor Air Quality Demo House
How to build a Box Fan Filter
The Corsi–Rosenthal Box, (Box Ban Filter) is a design for a do-it-yourself air purifier that can be built comparatively inexpensively. It was designed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the goal of reducing the levels of airborne viral particles in indoor settings. The filtration units can be assembled in around fifteen minutes, last for months, and cost between $50 and $150 in materials
- Clean Air Crew How to build DIY box fan filters Corsi Rosenthal box https://cleanaircrew.org/box-fan-filters/ Also known as a Corsi-Rosenthal box, this DIY method of building your own air filter with MERV13 furnace filters and a box fan are an easy and cost-effective way to help clear indoor air from airborne virus particles, wildfire smoke, pollen, dust, and more!
Building Performance Institute Healthy Housing Principles Certificate
- At home on-line open book test to get the Certificate
- Training Weatherization Crews and Contractors on Healthy Homes Principals
- Local contact person Kevin Brauer firstname.lastname@example.org
Anyone interested in the connection between human health symptoms and the possible home issues that could be causing them should consider earning the Healthy Housing Principles Certificate. https://www.bpi.org/healthy-housing-principles