Understanding and Improving Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) – VOC eating drywall

Learn how to improve indoor air quality with VOC eating drywall.

About this course:

This online course will teach you to understand the relationship between indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and indoor air quality (IAQ), and provide you with knowledge to identify common indoor air contaminants and describe their adverse effects. You'll also learn to describe how to improve IAQ using different remediation strategies and to understand the sources of volatile organic compounds and formaldehyde gas, as well as describe the different contaminant capture technologies available in the marketplace. Produced and published by GreenHome Institute, this course will help you earn CEUs and the information you need for your green building abilities.

Moderated by GreenHome Institute this course is taught by Lucas Hamilton: St Gobain/Certainteed’s Building Science expert and is one of the leaders in the industry in educating and solving problems on building performance. He has more than a decade of experience in forensic field investigations and expert testimony in construction defect litigation with 20 years’ experience in computer modeling and simulation of building performance. He is an advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative Sustainable Buildings subcommittee.

CEUs: 1 hour

GBCI AIA(HSW) NARI Green CGP Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP) AIBD State contractor or designer license may apply.

You'll learn:

  • Understand the relationship between indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and indoor air quality (IAQ)
  • Identify common indoor air contaminants and describe their adverse effects
  • Describe how to improve IAQ using different remediation strategies
  • Understand the sources of volatile organic compounds and formaldehyde gas, as well as describe the different contaminant capture technologies available in the marketplace"


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Green Home Institute
Green Home Institute

The GreenHome Institute is a 501 c3 non profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the construction and renovation of the places we live. We have certified over 6,000 green homes and trained over 15,000 professionals in residential green building.


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When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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