Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings Guide: Appendix A
Appendix A: Glossary, References, Acknowledgements
The content on this web page is based on the publication Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings[EPA 402-K-01-001, Reprinted September 2008]. Updates have been made to some resources and links.
In This Guide:
- Guidance Introduction
- Mold Prevention
- Investigating, Evaluating & Remediating Moisture & Mold Problems
- Table 1: Water Damage - Cleanup and Mold Prevention
- Table 2: Mold Remediation Guidelines
- Checklist for Mold Remediation
- Resources List
- Appendix A: Glossary, References, Acknowledgements
- Appendix B: Introduction to Molds
- Appendix C: Communicating with Building Occupants
Glossary, References, Acknowledgements
American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Environmental Health. "Toxic Effects of Indoor Air Molds." Pediatrics. Volume 101, pp. 712-714. 1996.
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control. Macher, J., editor. ACGIH. Cincinnati, OH. ISBN 1-882417-29-1. 1999.
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. Guidelines for the Assessment of Bioaerosols in the Indoor Environment. ISBN 0-936712-83-X. 1989.
American Industrial Hygiene Association. Field Guide for the Determination of Biological Contaminants in Environmental Samples. Dillon, H. K., Heinsohn, P. A., and Miller, J. D., editors. Fairfax, VA. 1996.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers. Method of Testing General Ventilation Air-Cleaning Devices for Removal Efficiency by Particle Size. ASHRAE Standard 52.2. 2000.
American Society for Microbiology. Manual of Environmental Microbiology. Hurst, C., Editor in Chief. ASM Press. Washington, DC. 1997.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Clean-up Procedures for Mold in Houses. ISBN 0-662-21133-2. 1993.
Eastern New York Occupational and Environmental Health Center. Proceedings of the International Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY. October 6-7, 1994. Fungi and Bacteria in Indoor Air Environments - Health Effects, Detection, and Remediation. Johanning, E., and Yang, C., editors. Eastern New York Occupational Health Program. Latham, NY. 1995.
Eastern New York Occupational and Environmental Health Center. Bioaerosols, Fungi and Mycotoxins: Health Effects, Assessment, Prevention and Control.Johanning, E., editor. Albany, NY. 1999. (Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Fungi, Mycotoxins and Bioaerosols: Health Effects, Assessment, Prevention and Control. September 23-25, 1998.)
Gravesen, S., Frisvad, J., and Samson, R. Microfungi. Munksgaard. Copenhagen, Denmark. 1994.
"Indoor Mold and Children's Health." Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 107, Suppl. 3, June 1999.
Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). IICRC S500, Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration, 2nd edition 1999.
Lstiburek, J. Building Science Corporation Builder's Guide, Mixed-Humid Climates. Building Science Corporation and the Energy Efficient Building Association. 1999.
National Academy of Sciences, Committee on the Assessment of Asthma and Indoor Air. Clearing the Air: Asthma and Indoor Air Exposures. National Academy Press. 2000.
National Academy of Sciences. Indoor Allergens: Assessing and Controlling Adverse Health Effects. National Academy Press. 1993.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Guide to the Selection and Use of Particulate Respirators Certified under 42 CFR 84. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 96-101. January 1996.
New York City Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental & Occupational Disease Epidemiology. Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments. 2000.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134. 63 FR 1152. January 8, 1998.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Should You Have the Air Ducts In Your Home Cleaned? EPA-402-K-97-002.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit EPA 402-K-07-008.
This document was prepared by the Indoor Environments Division (IED) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. IED would like to thank the reviewers of this document who provided many valuable and insightful comments, and the contractors who provided support during the development of this document.
EPA would also like to thank those who provided photos:
- Terry Brennan
- Paul Ellringer
- Stephen Vesper, Ph.D.
- Chin Yang, Ph.D.
Please note that this document presents recommendations on mold remediation. EPA does not regulate mold or mold spores in indoor air.