Consumer Resources

logo_epaseal-aaraU.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) develops national programs, technical policies, and regulations for controlling air pollution and radiation exposure.

consumer affairs and business regulations

The Official Web site of the Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation.

 

ASHI New England

ASHI National

ASHI Code of Ethics

ASHI Virtual Home Inspection

Massachusetts Standards of Practice

Massachusetts Board or Inspectors

Massachusetts Consumer Fact Sheet

InspectAPedia

Home Buyer Checklist

Free Inspection Checklist

Wood Boring Insects
National Pest Management Association
MA Pesticide Bureau

MA DEP Title 5 Septic Certification
Massachusetts DEP

Asbestos
EPA
MA DEP
Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center – Information resource on asbestos and cancer.
Article: Asbestos Awareness for Home Inspectors and Home buyers
an up-to-date resource for all asbestos issues ranging from occupational – Mesothelioma Causes exposure to – mesothelioma symptoms

Indoor Air Quality
Mold
EPA Air Quality

Sick Building Syndrome resources
Jeff May Indoor Air
Potassium Iodide The drug potassium iodide (KI) may provide additional protective  measure to prevent any adverse affects that might occur to the public if exposed specifically to radioactive iodine during such an accident at a commercial nuclear power plant.
Code Check

CPSC Recalls
More home specific recalls

Home Fire Safety
MA Department of Fire Safety