Prevent Asthma Triggers and Create Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools

Prevent Asthma Triggers and Other IAQ-Related Issues With Preventive Maintenance!

The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools: Preventive Maintenance Guidance can help you plan ahead and prevent IAQ issues—such as the generation of asthma triggers—before they occur. Learn the value of IAQ preventive maintenance from the experiences of champion school districts to lower the number of missed school days for students with asthma by reducing asthma triggers.

With thoughtful planning and regular maintenance for your buildings and facilities, you can prevent many issues from becoming costly problems through preventive maintenance. This guide will walk you through the steps to develop and implement your indoor air quality (IAQ) preventive maintenance plan. Within its pages, you will find tips to help you make the case for your plan and gain the buy-in you need from your school community. You also will find detailed guidance on why walkthroughs and assessments of your facilities, integrated pest management (IPM), green cleaning, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) and equipment upkeep, and mold and moisture prevention are important and how you can include them in your plan. Finally, you’ll find tips on staffing and communication, as well as evaluating your program to make your IAQ preventive maintenance plan a success. 

Browse the guidance and use the components of IAQ preventive maintenance to help address your school’s unique IAQ challenges.