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Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager  

Are you a facility manager, building engineer, or health and safety officer who wants to improve the indoor air quality of your building? If so, this online Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager course is just for you!

What you will learn

  • Learn how to develop a comprehensive IAQ management plan that includes explicit instructions for any situation
  • Discover how to establish and implement a system to manage IAQ complaints
  • Examine everything involved in developing an IAQ Profile for your buildings in order to track history and report changes
  • Learn to identify conditions that lead to IAQ problems and assess associated health risks
  • Discover the secrets to addressing and preventing air quality problems before they occur

How you will benefit

  • Discover the secrets to preventing or controlling IAQ problems before they get out of hand
  • Save money and time by learning how to solve simple IAQ problems in-house
  • Learn how to market and budget for indoor air quality - a crucial concern for most businesses
  • Apply the knowledge and skills you learn to limit health risks and prevent serious problems


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment an available online. You'll be able to save the entire text portion of the course as a PDF file so that you can reference the material even after you've completed the course.

Are you a facility manager, building engineer, or health and safety officer who wants to improve the indoor air quality of your building? Are you properly prepared to handle air quality complaints? Common mistakes can turn a small grievance into a wildfire of speculation and accusation. In this Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager Online Training and Certification course, you'll learn how to diagnose, resolve, and prevent indoor air quality (IAQ) complaints. You'll also establish a comprehensive IAQ plan specific to your buildings.

Not only will this course teach you how to improve your building's indoor air, it will also prepare you for third-party certification by the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC). You'll learn about all the pertinent topics covered on the certification exam. You can even take a 100-question practice examination to prepare for certification.

  1. Introduction
    1. Goals
    2. Problems and Solutions
    3. IAQ and Productivity
    4. Introductions
    5. Course Overview
    6. CIAQM Certification
    7. Reference Documents
    8. Indoor Air Quality
    9. IAQ Problems
  2. IAQ Contaminants and Health Effects
    1. At-risk Populations
    2. Sick-building Syndrome
    3. Building-related Illness
    4. Particulate Matter
    5. Specific Air Contaminants
    6. Occupational Exposure Guidelines
  3. HVAC and IAQ
    1. HVAC Impact on IAQ
    2. Commercial HVAC
    3. Temperature and RH
    4. Filtration
    5. Cooling Coils
    6. UV Lights
    7. Condensate Drain Pans
    8. Duct Work
    9. Cooling Tower
    10. Outdoor Air Ventilation
    11. Space Pressurization
    12. Mechanical Room Cleanliness
    13. IAQ and Energy
  4. IAQ Management
    1. Policy Statement
    2. IAQ Management Plan
    3. IAQ Notebook
    4. Assignments and Training
    5. IAQ Manager Responsibilities
    6. Protocols
    7. Complaint Response System
    8. Case Study
    9. Outside Consultants
    10. Marketing
    11. Budgeting
  5. Assessing IAQ
    1. IAQ Profile
    2. Diagnosing IAQ Problems
    3. IAQ Assessment Plan
      1. Step 1: Gather Information
      2. Step 2: Walk-through Inspection
      3. Step 3: Indicator Measurements
      4. Step 4: Diagnostic Measurements
  6. Resolving IAQ Problems
    1. Controlling an IAQ Problem
    2. Source Control
    3. Ventilation
    4. Filtration
    5. Reducing VOCs
    6. Reducing Radon
    7. Controlling ETS
    8. Mold Remediation
  7. Preventing IAQ Problems
    1. Preventative Maintenance
    2. Healthy Alternatives
    3. Stopping Contaminants at the Door
    4. Guidelines for Remodeling

Ian Cull is the president of Indoor Sciences and has worked in the indoor air quality and building science fields since 1995. Previously, he served as vice president of the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) from 2008-2011 and served as a director from 2006-2011. Cull has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), a Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC), and a Certified Indoor Air Quality Professional (CIAQP). Cull frequently lectures on indoor air quality and building science and has developed numerous seminars and certification courses on the topics.


Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager
Item: 202101CTP557101  
Fee: $795.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.

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