Molds are part of the natural environment, and can be found everywhere, indoors and outdoors. Mold is not usually a problem, unless it begins growing indoors. The best way to control mold growth is to control moisture. This website provides guidance about mold and moisture for homes, schools, multifamily and commercial buildings. Molds can have a big impact on indoor air quality.
Resources for Health Professionals
Schools and Commercial Buildings
In the Spotlight
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for Schools and General Buildings. The tools' will help users identify areas of dampness and mold, prioritize repair and remediation, and track past and present problems.