Indoor Air Quality
Minimum 15 Points Required
This section focuses on the quality of the air within the finished home. Products listed here include materials that are low in VOC’s, products made from all natural materials as well as various air cleaning and ventilation.
3-2 Install electronic or electrostatic air cleaner on HVAC system (1 point).
Furnace Fresh Air Intake Vent Pre-Filter System| Ultimate Vent
3-4 Install HEPA filtration system in conjunction with an HVAC system (4 points).
3-9 All insulation in the home is third-party certified or certified with low or zero fomaldehyde (2 points).
3-12 Low formaldehyde particle board/MDF (less than 0.18 ppm) = 1 point, or zero formaldehyde particle board/MDF (2 points) used for cabinets (1 or 2 points).
3-13 Low formaldehyde particle board/MDF ( less than 0.18 ppm) = 1 point, or zero formaldehyde particle board/MDF (2 points) for cabinets.
3-14 All interior wire shelving is factory coated with low VOC / no off gassing coatings (1 point).
3-16 All wood or laminate flooring in home is factory finished (2 points).