Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications
Version 1 (Rev.01)
Indoor airPLUS Version 1 (Rev. 01) contains the first revisions to the original Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications issued in 2009. This revision is designed to:
- Improve alignment of the Indoor airPLUS and ENERGY STAR for Homes requirements
- Provide a clearer, simpler version of the Verification Checklist
- Provide alternate pathways to meet program requirements that address the wide variety of construction materials and techniques currently available.
Download the New Indoor airPLUS Version 1 (Rev. 01) Construction Specifications
- Indoor airPLUS Revision1 Construction Specifications (PDF) (12 pp, 1.3 M). This document contains the revised Indoor airPLUS Version 1 (Rev.01) Construction Specifications and Verification Checklist, as well as instructions for building and verifying Indoor airPLUS homes.
Download the Adobe Acrobat fillable form version of the
(PDF) (2 pp, 262 K)
- Indoor airPLUS Revision 1 Summary of Changes (PDF) (1 page, 164 K) This is a brief summary of the major changes to the Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications.
Download the Indoor airPLUS Mobile App
- Indoor airPLUS Mobile App. The Indoor airPLUS mobile app allows home builders and Raters to use the Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications and complete the Verification Checklist in the field via their mobile device. Note: The app is now being updated to reflect Revision 1 changes to the Construction Specifications and Verification Checklist.
- Indoor airPLUS Revision 1 Training Presentation Now Available. EPA has developed a slide presentation that can be used as is or adapted to train providers, raters, builders and others on the Indoor airPLUS program. The PowerPoint presentation contains slides covering the importance of indoor air quality; how to partner with EPA to build Indoor airPLUS homes; details of the revised
Construction Specifications; and how to explain the benefits of Indoor airPLUS to customers. To obtain a free copy of the
PowerPoint presentation, send an email to
- Miss the March 28 Webinar: Building on ENERGY STAR: Stepping up to EPA's Indoor airPLUS Label?
Check back for information on how to get the slides with notes.
- Sign up for ENERGY STAR training sessions.
Contact the Indoor airPLUS support team for technical and other support.
When are these changes effective?
The Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications Version 1 (rev. 01) may be used by builders and Raters immediately.
Builders and Raters may also continue to use the original Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications and Verification Checklist through June 30, 2013. Homes permitted on or after July 1, 2013 must use the Revision 1 Construction Specifications and Verification Checklist. Raters should complete only one Indoor airPLUS Verification Checklist per home.
Why isn't this revision called Version 2?
The changes being adopted now are technical and policy clarifications and revisions but do not increase the requirements for builders to obtain the Indoor airPLUS label. EPA intends to make periodic refinements to the Indoor airPLUS Constructions Specifications using a Policy Record process to record and update Indoor airPLUS partners about future changes.
Indoor airPLUS Archives
EPA has archived the original Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications and Verification Checklist as a reference for building professionals.
- Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications (2009) This version was issued before Indoor airPLUS Construction Specifications Version 1 (Rev. 01). These construction specifications may continue to be used through June 30, 2013.
- Indoor airPLUS Verification Checklist (2009) (PDF) (2 pp, 462 K). This version was issued before Indoor airPLUS Verification Checklist Version 1 (Rev. 01). This checklist may continue to be used to verify homes permitted through June 30, 2013.
The Agency has also developed extensive technical guidance to help home builders and their subcontractors, architects, and other housing professionals understand not only the intent but also the implementation of the specification requirements of the IAQ labeling program. The guidance is divided into seven modules. The Moisture Control Module is currently available, the six other modules (Radon Control, Pest Barriers, HVAC Systems, Combustion Pollutant Control, Low-Emission Materials and Home Commissioning) will be added as they become available.