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Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant
Required: 8 years experience consulting on indoor environmental issues including asbestos, lead, HVAC, building science, chemicals, mold and microbial contamination

 

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Council-certified Indoor Environmentalist
Required: 2 years experience consulting on indoor environmental issues including asbestos, lead, HVAC, building science, chemicals, mold and microbial contamination

 

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Council-certified Residential Indoor Environmentalist  (NON-ACCREDITED)
Required: current employment in indoor environmental investigation

 

 

Program Summary:

The Council-certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE) and the Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) investigate indoor air quality problems. For example, a CIE or CIEC can identify mold and moisture issues during a commercial investigation or a home inspection. These professionals have verified knowledge of disciplines related to indoor air quality, including HVAC, building science, mold and microbial issues, industrial hygiene, lead-based paint and asbestos.

CIEs and CIECs posses verified experience conducting field investigations in one or more of the following settings:

To earn the Council-certified Indoor Environmentalist (CIE) or Council-certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) designations, the candidate must:

Accreditation:

The CIE and CIEC certifications are accredited by the Council for Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB), a nationally recognized independent accreditation body. ACAC certifications are the ONLY designations in the indoor air quality field to earn CESB accreditation.  The CRIE program is not accredited.

 

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The CIEC and CMC programs are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
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