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Healthy School Environments

Acronyms and Abbreviations for State School Environmental Health Guidelines

AGC - Academy for Global Citizenship

CCHS - Colorado Coalition for Healthy Schools

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHPS - Collaborative for High Performance Schools

CSIERT - Connecticut School Indoor Environment Resource Team

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency

GEF - Green Education Foundation

HAP - Hazardous air pollutant

HAZMAT - Hazardous material

HealthySEAT - Healthy Schools Environments Assessment Tool

HVAC - Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning

IAQ - Indoor air quality

IgCC - International Green Construction Code

IPM - Integrated pest management

KEEPS - Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program for Schools

KGHS - Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools

LEED - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LHJ - Local health jurisdiction

MCCSC - Monroe County Community School Corporation

NEED - National Energy Education Development project

NGO - Non-governmental organization

NIOSH - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

PCB - Polychlorinated Biphenyl

PEHSU - Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit

PWS - Public water system

RIDE - Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

RRP Rule - Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule

SAVES - School Advanced Ventilation Engineering Software

SchEH&S - (Washington) School Environmental Health and Safety Program

SDS - Safety Data Sheets

SMP - Sustainability management plan

TEAMS - (Carrollton-Farmer's Branch Independent School District, Texas) Tools for Schools, Energy, Asbestos, Moisture Management, Safety and Security

TIMES - (Carrollton-Farmer's Branch Independent School District, Texas) Tools for Schools, Integrated Pest Management, Moisture Management, Energy, Safety and Security

VOC - Volatile organic compound