IAQ Certification Scheme – Guides and Forms for Certification

IAQ Guides

1. A Guide on Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme for Offices and Public Places

A Guide on Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme for Offices and Public Places

Guide (published in SEP 2003) for premises that are adopting the Old IAQ Objectives during the transitional period (i.e. 01/07/2019 to 30/06/2024)

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– Addendum

– Supplementary Notes (updated in 2018.02)

A Guide on Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme for Offices and Public Places (2019).

Guide (published in JAN 2019) for premises that are adopting the new IAQ objectives

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2. Guides for Management of IAQ

Guidance Notes for the Management of Indoor Air Quality in Offices and Public Places

Guidance Notes for the Management of Indoor Air Quality in Offices and Public Places

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A Guide on Prevention and Control of Indoor Mould

A Guide on Prevention and Control of Indoor Mould

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3. Slides for Management of Indoor Moulds

Part I Introduction of Indoor Moulds

Part II Prevention and Control

Part III Compliance Assessment for Indoor Air Quality Certification Scheme for Offices and Public Places

Useful Forms

The application form, certification report and reference materials can be downloaded in Microsoft Word document (icon) or in Adobe Acrobat (icon) format.

Materials for Application of IAQ Certification Scheme
Certification Against Old IAQ Objectives Certification Against New IAQ Objectives
Application Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate Application Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate   Application Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate Application Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate   Application Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate
Executive Summary of the IAQ Certification Report Executive Summary of the IAQ Certification Report   Executive Summary of the IAQ Certification Report Executive Summary of the IAQ Certification Report   Executive Summary of the IAQ Certification Report
Prescriptive Checklist for Mould Assessment -- -- Prescriptive Checklist for Mould Assessment   Prescriptive Checklist for Mould Assessment

Application Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate

Certification Against Old IAQ Objectives: Application Form for Registration of IAQ CertificateApplication Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate

Certification Against New IAQ Objectives:Application Form for Registration of IAQ CertificateApplication Form for Registration of IAQ Certificate

Executive Summary of the IAQ Certification Report

Certification Against Old IAQ Objectives: Executive Summary of the IAQ Certification ReportExecutive Summary of the IAQ Certification Report

Certification Against New IAQ Objectives:iconicon

Prescriptive Checklist for Mould Assessment

Certification Against New IAQ Objectives:iconicon

Certification Steps

The following steps should be taken to participate in the IAQ Certification Scheme:

1

Owner/management of premises/building to engage an IAQ Certificate Issuing Body (CIB) approved by Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) (it takes 3-7 months)

2

Approved IAQ Signatory of the CIB to carry out a walkthrough inspection to check if the premises/building have any IAQ problem

3

Owner/management of the premises/building to rectify the IAQ problems, if any, with the assistance/advice from the CIB

4

CIB to conduct IAQ measurement (sampling, etc.) and assessment

5

Approved IAQ Signatory of the CIB to certify the premises/building in compliance with the IAQ Objectives and issue a certificate

6

Owner/management of the premises/building to send hard copies and upload soft copies of the following documents to the IAQ Information Centre

  • application form
  • the certificate for registration issued by the CIB
  • a copy of the certification report
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    IAQ Information Centre to return the certificate to owner/management of the premises/building with a registration number and also provide IAQ labels for display in a prominent location for the public information.

    8

    Owner/management of the premises/building to manage post-certification IAQ.

    9

    Owner/management of the premises/building to initiate annual re-certification.

    The flow chart describes in detail the process (note: mould assessment only applies to the New IAQ Objectives)

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