Buildings are for People.

The Maine Indoor Air Quality Council is dedicated to creating healthy, productive, and environmentally sustainable indoor spaces where you can live, work, play, and learn. From development of practical strategies to design, build, operate and maintain your home, school, or office building--to communications, education, and policy--the Council is dedicated to making your indoors, a better indoors. Because after all, buildings are for people.

Featured News:
  • Schedule Announced for IAQ & Energy 2020!

    See sessions at: https://www.iaqandenergy.com/sessions. The Maine Indoor Air Quality Council has finalized the schedule of sessions taking place at the annual IAQ & Energy Conference. The 2020 event, scheduled for October 27-29, is virtual, and features 23 live-streamed sessions, more than 20 pre-recorded sessions, an interactive trade show, and lots of ways for attendees to […]

  • Ventilation Measurements Webinar 4/8/2020

    Registration is open for the April 8th webinar on ventilation measurements. It’s easier than you might think! Go to: www.maineindoorair.org/ventilationmeasurements to register.

  • January 2020 Issue of the Informer – Digest Version

    Newsletter of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council Digest version. Want the full version? Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter at the bottom of this page! President’s Message2020 has arrived and looks to be a great year for MIAQC and its members. We’ve already have started planning for our 2020 IAQ & Energy Conference […]

  • A Practical, Easily-Built Wall System: R-30 and Beyond

    by MIAQC Members David Johnston (David Johnston & Co.) and William A. Turner, P.E. (Turner Building Science & Design) Abstract The adoption of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code has special ramifications for Climate Zones 6, 7, and 8.  As shown in Table R402.1.2, IECC 2015, Zones 6,7, and 8 are effectively precluded from using […]

  • October 2019 Issue of The Informer

    The quarterly newsletter of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council President’s Message October is Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month (who knew?), and I find it fitting that the Council has moved its signature event, the IAQ & Energy Conference from the Spring to the Fall. The Conference is the largest piece of work output we […]

  • 10 Questions with Beau Mears

    by Desi-Rae Severson, Past-President and Board Member of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council On Friday, October 11, 2019 – I sat down with the President and CEO of Northeast Laboratory Services, Beau Mears to ask him 10 questions about everything from his personal leadership philosophy, to his background in the laboratory industry, to his […]

  • July 2019 Informer Newsletter

    July 2019President’s MessageA sincere thank you to all of our members and supporters of the MIAQC last year. We are looking forward to the new year that started in the beginning of July. We had great support and attendance at our various events and training programs offered throughout last year, and have a great mix […]

  • IAQ Implications of Maine’s Updated Building Code

    A builders and homeowners guide… Contributed by Christine Crocker, executive director, Maine Indoor Air Quality Council The changes made by the Maine State Legislature this year will impact two key areas of air quality in home construction: ventilation and radon. Here’s a quick summary of these provisions and what builders and homeowners should know. 1.The […]

  • A Conversation with James Reny

    by Desi-Rae Severson, MIAQC Board Member Jim Reny is just one of two Maine Indoor Air Quality Council Board members who has served continuously since the Council was formed in 1998.  I recently interviewed Jim Reny, who is a retired Facilities Manager for Waterville Public School. Jim shared many interesting details of his long history […]

  • Maine Legislative Changes: What You NEED to Know (especially if you’re in the building industry…)

    Article contributed by Christy Crocker, MIAQC Executive Director. (Maine state capitol building image courtesy of thousandwonders.net) As the regular session of the 129th Maine Legislature wraps up, the Public Policy Committee of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council is taking the opportunity to sit back, relax, and consider the outcomes from our efforts to promote […]

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