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Healthy Indoor Environment Protocols for Home Energy Upgrades

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AC – Air Conditioning ACCA – Air Conditioning Contractors of America ACM – Asbestos-Containing Material AFHH – Alliance for Healthy Homes AHRI – Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute ANSI – American National Standards Institute ASHI – American Society of Home Inspectors ASHRAE – American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers ASPE – American Society of Plumbing Engineers ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials BPI – Building Performance Institute CA – California CAZ – Combustion Appliance Zone CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CEQ – White House Council on Environmental Quality cfm – Cubic feet per minute CFR – Code of Federal Regulations CHPS – Collaborative for High Performance Schools CO – Carbon Monoxide CO 2 – Carbon Dioxide COPD – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease CPSC – Consumer Product Safety Commission CRI – Carpet and Rug Institute CSA – Canadian Standards Association CSIA – Chimney Safety Institute of America DOE – U.S. Department of Energy DOL – U.S. Department of Labor EPA – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA OSWER – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response ETS – Environmental Tobacco Smoke ft 2 – Square feet GS – Green Seal HPS – Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome HRV – Heat Recovery Ventilator HUD – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HVAC – Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning APPENDIX C ABBREVIATIONS IAQ – Indoor Air Quality IPM – Integrated Pest Management LED – Light-Emitting Diode MDI – Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate MERV – Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value MNCEE – Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment MPI – Master Painters Institute MPI GPS – Master Painters Institute Green Performance Standard N/A – Not Applicable NAHB – National Association of Home Builders NCHH – National Center for Healthy Housing NEHA – National Environmental Health Association NESCAUM – The Clean Air Association of the Northeast States NFI – National Fireplace Institute NFPA – National Fire Protection Association NIOSH – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology NRSB – National Radon Safety Board NVLAP – National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program ODS – Oxygen Depletion Sensor OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration PCBs – Polychlorinated Biphenyls pCi/L – picocuries per liter PELs – Permissible Exposure Limits PLM – Polarized Light Microscopy ppm – Parts per million RRP – Renovation, Repair and Painting SCS – Scientific Certification Systems SIDS – Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SPF – Spray Polyurethane Foam TEM – Transmission Electron Microscopy U.S. – United States VOCs – Volatile Organic Compounds W.C. – Water Column XRF – X-Ray Fluorescence 43

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