NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Healthy Building Verified for:
Indoor Air Quality
Contact Surface Hygiene
Northern Illinois University is committed to maintaining its campus buildings in accordance with healthy building guidance established by OSHA, EPA, ASHRAE, AIHA and the CDC. As part of this commitment, Northern Illinois University has engaged the Healthy Building Institute’s (HBI) – Healthy Building Verification Program.
The Healthy Building Verification (HBV) Program provides a high-level 3rd party review of the facility’s operations as they relate to indoor air quality, drinking water quality and contact surface hygiene. Participation within the HBI-HBV Program documents the school’s commitment and compliance with healthy building guidance and professionally assists in assuring its building occupants that the school is providing Healthy Air to Breathe, Water to Drink and Surfaces to Touch in this current COVID -19 world environment and beyond.
The Healthy Building Institute (HBI) is staffed by an expert team of Certified Industrial Hygienists, Certified Safety Professionals, Microbiologists, LEED APs, and Environmental and Mechanical Engineering Professionals. This dedicated team of expert EH&S professionals has been successfully supporting established Indoor Environmental Health and Safety protocols within the Academic market sector for the past three decades.
This Healthy Building Verified property has experienced the following expert 3rd party Environmental Health and Safety Inspection, Testing, Guidance and Verification scope of services to professionally assist in supporting a Safe, Healthy, Comfortable, and Productive Indoor Environment:
Comprehensive Indoor Air Quality Testing and facility review to verify adherence to guidance established by OSHA, EPA, ASHRAE and CDC standards for indoor environments.
Water Testing of Potable drinking water supplies to verify safe and healthy water quality is being provided per EPA drinking water quality standards.
HVAC mechanical system inspection and operations guidance to verify the HVAC system within this facility is properly filtered, maintained, and operating to provide healthy indoor air quality.
Facility cleaning and disinfection review to verify that this facility’s daily cleaning and disinfection practices are in adherence to the guidance from OSHA, EPA, and CDC to properly maintain safe and healthy contact surfaces.
Implementation of an Indoor Environmental Management Plan that provides direction and resources to rapidly respond to potential Indoor Environmental Health and Safety problems so they can be addressed early on with well documented scientific supported solutions.
The Healthy Building Institute is a division within Hygieneering, Inc. that focuses on providing expert Indoor Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Consulting/Inspection/Testing/Training & Verification services.