American Lung Association Health House

American Lung Association Health House logo Health House is a program from the American Lung Association designed to promote and certify healthy building practices.

Being an American Lung Association program, the Health House guidelines focus primarily on the prevention of harmful airborne factors such as radon, mold, chemical fumes, smoke, and allergens. BPC Green Builders has the unique distinction of having built the first and only Certified American Lung Association Health House in Connecticut.  

The ALA Health House program is no longer a national program. It is currently managed by the upper midwest division of the ALA and only certifies homes in certain midwestern states. They no longer certify homes outside of their area.

However, today, most major green home building certification programs require high indoor air quality (IAQ) standards are achieved for certification. One such set of standards is the US Environmental Protection Agency Indoor airPLUS certification program.

All BPC homes built today meet green home certifications that include the EPA Indoor airPLUS certification or similar high indoor air quality requirements. 

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Tom and Stacy, Westport, Connecticut
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Thomas RC Hartman, AIA, Coldham Architects LLC
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