ACAC Council-Certified Indoor Environmentalist


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A Council-certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE) investigates indoor air quality problems. For example, a CIE can identify mold and moisture issues during a home inspection or a commercial investigation. A CIE has verified knowledge of one or more disciplines related to indoor air quality, including HVAC, building science, mold and microbial issues, industrial hygiene, lead-based paint and asbestos.

Each CIE has demonstrated at least two years experience conducting field investigations in one or more of the following settings: offices and commercial buildings; industrial structures; government facilities; schools and public buildings; healthcare facilities; home inspection

The Indoor Air Quality Council launched the credential in 1999. In 2006, the Council discontinued membership services and focused exclusively on credential program. In 2008, the Council broadened its focus to other industries and changed its name to the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC). 

For healthy homes-related credentials, ACAC offers credentials in two broad categories: indoor environment and microbes. In indoor environments category, ACAC offers five credentials:

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Hazard Control

Credential programs related to healthy homes but not assessment or hazard control.

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