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ES+H Multifamily Building Upgrades_508c_02 09 2016

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Energy Savings Plus Health | INDOOR AIR QUALITY GUIDELINES FOR MULTIFAMILY BUILDING UPGRADES 73 AARST – American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists, Inc. ABAA – Air Barrier Association of America ACCA – Air Conditioning Contractors of America ACGIH – American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists ACM – asbestos-containing material AHRI – Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute AIHA – American Industrial Hygienists Association ANSI – American National Standards Institute AP – Assessment Protocol APHA – American Public Health Association ASHRAE – formerly American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials ATCM – Airborne Toxic Control Measures ATP – American Technical Publishers BOC – Building Operators Certification BPI – Building Performance Institute BTU – British Thermal Unit CARB – California Air Resources Board CDC – U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cfm – cubic feet per minute CFL – compact fluorescent lamp CFR – Code of Federal Regulations CO – carbon monoxide CPSC – Consumer Product Safety Commission CSA – Canadian Standards Association DOE – U.S. Department of Energy DOL – U.S. Department of Labor EA – Expanded Action EPA – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPDM – ethylene propylene diene monomer ETS – environmental tobacco smoke FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions FLBs – Fluorescent Light Ballasts g/L – grams/liter gpm – gallons per minute HEPA – high-efficiency particulate air HUD – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HVAC – heating, ventilation and air conditioning IAQ – indoor air quality IBC – International Building Code IFGC – International Fuel Gas Code IICRC – Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification IPM – integrated pest management IRC – International Residential Code IUOE – International Union of Operating Engineers LED – light-emitting diode LISC – Local Initiatives Support Corporation MA – Minimum Action 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 MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheet NAAQS – National Ambient Air Quality Standard NCHH – National Center for Healthy Housing NESHAP – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Pollutants NFGC – National Fuel Gas Code NFPA – National Fire Protection Association NIOSH – National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology NVLAP – National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program NYSERDA – New York State Energy Research and Development Authority OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls pCi/L – picocuries per liter (in air) PLM – polarized light microscopy PM 2.5 – Particulate matter < 2.5 micrometers in diameter PM 10 – Particulate matter < 10 micrometers in diameter RRP – renovation, repair and painting SMACNA – Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association SPF – spray polyurethane foam TEM – transmission electron microscopy TSCA – Toxic Substances Control Act UL – Underwriters Laboratories U.S. – United States USDA – U.S. Department of Agriculture VOC – volatile organic compound WAPTAC – Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center WPS – Worker Protection Standard Appendix C: Abbreviations and Acronyms

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