The Air Infiltration and Ventilation
Centre (AIVC) is an international organization providing technical
support to those involved in the research and development of ventilation
technology, and dissemination of information on related energy and
The American Indoor Air
Quality Council promotes awareness, education, and certification in
the field of Indoor Air Quality through sharing, learning, and
The American Society of Heating,
Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) is an
international organization for professionals in the fields of heating,
ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration.
Mortgage and Housing Corp. (Healthy Housing) sponsors research on
all issues related to housing, including indoor air quality, and healthy
The Center for Resourceful
Building Technology (CRBT) was founded to educates the public on
issues relating to housing and the environment, innovative building
materials and technologies.
is a good
search engine for locating information about specific chemicals.
The EcoDesign Resource
Centre is a Canadian-based group offering a variety of services
related to healthy and environmental construction.
The Energy Efficient
Building Association is
an international non-profit group dedicated to energy-efficient design,
construction, and environmentally responsible development.
News is a periodical dealing with environmentally sustainable design
and construction. Check out their discussion group.
The Environmental Health
Center offers information about various health issues related to the
The Environmental Health
Clearinghouse offers fact sheets on various health issues or
specific chemicals, and answers questions related to indoor air quality,
The Green Building Council
promotes the understanding, development, and implementation of green
building policies, programs, technologies, standards, and design
discussion group covers a wide variety of indoor-environment issues,
as well as sustainable construction practices.
Health House is dedicated to improving your home's indoor air quality, durability and energy efficiency. We are raising the standards for indoor environments through education, training and demonstration projects
The Indoor Air
Quality mail list has subscribers interested in all aspects of air
quality in buildings.
discussion forum dealing with housing issues and sensitive people, as
well as listings of houses for sale or rent.
is a comprehensive web site for people with Multiple Chemically
For health information about natural gas, check out Health
The Northeast Sustainable Energy
Association (NESEA) is an organization that promotes renewable and
sustainable energy, responsible use energy, and preservation of the
offers information on
green building products and materials along with techniques for
sustainable design and construction.
The EPA has some excellent health information about
The Rocky Mountain Institute
fosters the efficient and sustainable use of resources as a path to
Building Discussion Group deals with health effects and other issued
related to poor indoor environments.
is a site for
energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable technology
information and connections.
The Southface Energy Institute
offers publications, workshops, and general information about
sustainable, environmentally sound, and energy-efficient construction.
Building Sources has a calender of upcoming green conferences and
green building links.
The Swedish Association For the
Electrically and VDT injured offers information in English and
Swedish about Electrical Hypersensitivity.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers information about
lead poisoning in infants and children.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission (CPSC) is an independent Federal regulatory agency that
helps keep American families safe in their homes by reducing the risk of
injury or death from consumer products.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Indoor
Air Quality Home Page. The EPA's Indoor Environments Division (IED)
coordinates research and develops and implements policies regarding the
impact of indoor air pollutants on the general public.
sci.engr.heat-vent-ac newsgroup deals with indoor air quality
issues, primarily from an engineering perspective. For basic background
information, see their FAQ