Indoor Air Quality
The Department of Health Indoor Air Program began in the late 1980's. It's goal is to improve the health of Floridians by reducing exposure to indoor air contaminants. The primary function of this program is to provide advice and expertise to Floridians with indoor air concerns in residences, schools, health-care and public facilities. The program currently consists of a statewide indoor air coordinator in Tallahassee, and environmental specialists working through County Health Departments to provide Indoor Air Quality expertise to the public. We do not offer inspection services.
Note: The Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) is no longer part of the Radon and Indoor Air program, but part of the Division of Community Health Promotion, Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida. FCIAA program staff share responsibility for the implementation and enforcement of the statewide ban of smoking tobacco in most workplaces with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Call the FCIAA hotline at (800) 337-3742, or (850) 245-4281.
Contacts for Indoor Air Quality - Local - List of county health departments with environmental health and indoor air quality contacts.
Contacts for Indoor Air Quality - State - State health department contacts for radon or indoor air quality.
Carbon Monoxide Information - Information on the prevention of Carbon Monoxide poisoning and links to other resources.
Copper Corrosion Associated with Imported Drywall - Premature Corrosion and Evaporator Coil Failure Possibly Associated with the Presence of Imported Drywall.
Indoor Air Quality Complaints in Apartments and Hotels - Where to go when you have an IAQ problem in an apartment or hotel.
Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace - Information regarding IAQ in the workplace.
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Indoor Air Quality Business Listing (PDF File, 134 KB)
DISCLAIMER - The Florida Indoor Air Quality Business Listing has been prepared as a public service for persons needing assistance with indoor air quality concerns and is informational in nature. DOH has not verified the accuracy of the information reported or evaluated the quality of service provided. No governmental approval, recommendation, accreditation, or endorsement of any kind is intended or implied by the appearance of any name in this listing. There are currently no state or federal certification, licensing, registration or permitting requirements of any kind, nor standards by which to measure service quality of any kind, except for radon, lead, mold and asbestos service providers. Inclusion of businesses in this listing does not imply directly or indirectly that any standards by which to measure service quality have been established or met. This is a complete listing of IAQ businesses currently on file for the region and or service described below. Verify mold or asbestos service provider licensure at www.myfloridalicense.com. Radon certification can be verified at radon.floridahealth.gov. Lead service provider licensure can be verified at http://cfpub.epa.gov/flpp/search.cfm?Applicant_Type=FIRM. For more information please call (850) 245-4288.
Indoor Mold and Health
Frequently asked questions and additional resources.
Note: Licensure and regulation of mold assessors and remediators in Florida is handled by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Mold Related Services and Home Inspectors section.
Guidance for Clinicians on the Recognition and Management of Health Effects related to Mold Exposure and Moisture Indoors (1.12 MB PDF).
Legionella Toolkit (546 KB PDF file opens in new window) - Information on Legionnaires disease.
Other Links of Interest
Radon and Indoor Air Program Pages - Measuring and mitigating radon in your home.
Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking - Environmental hazards, exposure, and health effects.
Environmental Public Health Tracking Bed Bugs Videos
US Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools (TfS) Program.
US Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor airPLUS provides information on mold, pests, gases, etc.
Health Care Resources (occupational and environmental medicine)