EPA Guides for Renovation, New Schools and Energy 2015

US EPA Design Tools for Schools aids in creating of healthy new schools.

Renovations in schools present challenges to the safety of occupants. These are not only physical “slip and fall” sorts of risks, but include possible risks from airborne chemicals and contaminants such as chemicals offgassing from new building materials, and also dusts containing hazardous materials such as lead.

US EPA Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades 2015