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Criteria for Evaluating Programs that Assess Materials/Products to Determine Impacts on Indoor Air Quality

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This report by Bruce Tichenor, describes and defines criteria to be used to evaluate assessment programs or methods that evaluate materials and products to determine their impact on indoor air quality and occupant health, with an emphasis on VOC emissions. Methods are presented showing how the criteria can be used to rate existing and future assessment programs. Emphasis is placed on programs leading to labels or certification. Throughout the report, relevant sources are referenced and where possible, Internet addresses are given for easy access to the cited material. Appendices are used to provide extra information and details.

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/pdfs/tichenor_report.pdf