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Mission Statement

The average American spends up to 90% of their time indoors and the indoor air quality can be up to 5 times worse than outdoors. In Fort Collins, 1 in 4 homes has a family member with respiratory ailment. The EPA has ranked indoor air pollution among the top five environmental risks to public health, so the indoor air quality of your home is very important to us! The program is designed to: • Promote and enhance healthy, safe, and environmentally-sound household practices. • Increase the number of homes tested and mitigated for radon. • Create awareness to reduce asthma triggers. • Increase effective indoor air quality practices through community-level education and outreach programs. • Reduce toxic or harmful exposure in homes. • Heighten safety measures and awareness. • Increase participation in home energy audits

Description

The Healthy Homes program is commited to providing services to make your indoor air quality the best it can be through a Home Health assessments . Assessments are performed by our Master Home Educators and typically take less than an hour and a half. We work hard to find a time that works with your busy schedule, and there are absolutely no hidden costs or fees.

Included with each assessment is a free radon test kit, we’ll check your home for potential mold and moisture problems, and we’ll leave you with a wealth of information and resources about your indoor air quality and low cost or no cost recommendations you can implement to mitigate many of the most common problems

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http://m.fcgov.com/healthyhomes/volunteering.php

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