PDF icon Everyone Deserves a Safe and Healthy Home

PDF icon A Healthy Home for Everyone: The Guide for Families and Individuals

Keep It Clean

Vacuum Cleaner Ratings (Consumer Reports)

Should You Have the Air Ducts Cleaned in Your House? (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

PDF icon 12 Home Cleaning Recipes

Practical Cleaning Guides (Alliance for Consumer Education)

Clutter Image Rating Scale (International OCD Foundation Hoarding Center)

PDF icon Dealing with Household Clutter (University of Georgia)

Chemical Disinfectants (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC)

Safer Choice Products (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Household Product Database (Consumer Product Information Database)

Certified Home Products Database (National Sanitation Foundation)

Cleaning Your Home: Good. Accidentally Poisoning Yourself: Bad (New York Times)

Keep It Dry

Facts about Mold and Dampness (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC)

Moisture Control Guidance for Building Design, Construction and Maintenance (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Brief Guide to Mold and Moisture and Your Home (Environmental Protection Agency – EPA)

Dehumidifier Buying Guide (Consumer Reports)

Keep It Pest-Free

Pest Identification (Pest World)

Short Videos about Pests (Pest World)

Interactive "Pest in the House" (Pest World)

Pests in the Home (USDA Cooperative Extension)

Common Pesticide Questions (National Pesticide Information Center)

Integrated Pest Management Tips for Dealing with Bird Pests (Cornell University)

IPM Action Plan for Bats (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension)

PDF icon Bed Bug Fact Sheet

Keep It Contaminant-Free

Significant Guidance Documents – Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (EPA)

Safety Education Resources (Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Health Effects of Consumer Products (Consumer Product Information Database)

Consumer Product Ingredients Database (Household & Commercial Products Association)

The Red List – The Worst in Class Materials Prevalent in the Building Industry (International Living Future Institute)

Potential Chemicals Found in Building Materials (National Center for Healthy Housing)

Recycling Search for the U.S. – Database of Where to Recycle Almost Any Home Product (Earth911)

Particulate Matter (PM) Pollution (EPA) 

Six Video Classes for Reducing Chemical Harm (Green Science Policy Institute)

Keep It Safe

Injury Facts (National Safety Council)

All Injuries (National Safety Council)

National Fire Protection Association

National Poison Control Hotline, By Phone: 1-800-222-1222

Food Safety (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Keep It Ventilated

Whole House Ventilation Explained (Department of Energy – DOE)

Should You Have the Air Ducts Cleaned in Your House? (EPA)

Room Air Cleaners Certification Programs (Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers)

California Certified Air Cleaning Devices (California Air Resources Board)

Do Air Purifiers Actually Work (Good Housekeeping)

The Best Air Purifier (Wirecutter)

The Best and Worst Air Purifiers of 2020 (Consumer Reports)

Keep It Comfortable

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – HHS)

Building Science Principles (BSP) Reference Guide (Building Performance Institute – BPI) 

Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) (U.S. Energy Information Association – EIA)

Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC)

Keep It Maintained

Key Federal Programs to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Eliminate Associated Health Impacts (National Institutes of Health – NIH)

The Lead-Certified Guide to Renovate Right (EPA)

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  • “We went from needing to keep blankets around all the time to draft free living. Had we not gotten an energy audit, we would've never known and simply lived with the inconvenience for who knows how long.” 

    Greg Bullard
    Nashville, TN
  • The services priced out for us were nicely tailored to our house and there were no hard sales pitches. Instead, our BPI GoldStar Contractor armed us with information and we did the choosing. They made it clear that no project was too small, and helped us prioritize.

    Greg Stevens
    Los Angeles, CA
  • “Upon completion of the energy efficiency work, I noticed that my house was much more comfortable. I can now set my thermostat at a comfortable temperature without worrying about my gas and electric bills!”

    Kristen Lake
    Tucson, AZ
  • “We finally had a great winter and are feeling the benefits of the work we did on our home. We were no longer walking on cold floors, it’s obvious heat stays in the house and we’re enjoying the unexpected benefits of a quiet home.” 

    Margo and Eric Shuff
    Long Island, NY

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