Indoor Air

Indoor Air Quality Program:

This program provides education and assistance with issues related to indoor air quality.



Director: Tera Patton
Phone: (304) 352-5033
Fax: (304) 558-1269

Program Chief: Herb Hilleary
Phone: (304) 352-5011
Fax: (304) 558-0524

Temporary Licensing Extension Waiver Expiration

Effective June 30, 2021, the grace period enacted due to the COVID Public Health Emergency (PHE) for existing licensees in the Asbestos, Lead, Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation (CDLR), and Radon programs, will end. Radiation, Toxics and Indoor Air (RTIA) Division will allow licensees to establish compliance with respective licensing rules between July 1, 2021, and September 30, 2021. Beginning October 1, 2021, RTIA will resume enforcement of all licensing and training regulations. Please contact the Division at 304-558-2981 if you have any questions or concerns.


Related Information

Chapter 18 Article 9E: Air Quality in New Schools Act
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) for Indoor Air Quality
EPA Publications related to Indoor Air Quality
EPA "Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners and Facility Managers"


Renters Rights

A Guide To Landlord-Tenant Law in West Virginia brochure


RTIA Publications

Indoor Air Quality Info Sheet / Mold in my home - What do I do?


Indoor Air Quality Web links

EPA's Indoor Air Quality - Office of Air and Radiation
EPA's Indoor Air Quality - Molds
CDC - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - NIOSH
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
MEDLINEplus: Molds
Tox Town - Your health, toxic substances, and the environment
NIOSH ALERT: Preventing Occupational Respiratory Disease
Guidance for Clinicians on the Recognition and Management of Health Effects Related to Mold Exposure and Moisture Indoors.


EPA Publications

An Office Building Occupant's Guide to Indoor Air Quality
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings