EH&S, Facilities Operations, and Facilities Building Services provide support to evaluate and mitigate concerns with indoor air quality. The goal is to maintain indoor air quality within acceptable levels according regulatory requirements and consensus guidelines.


The following indoor air quality concerns should be referred to the Facilities Division Work Operations Center at x2754 or by filing a work request.

•   Temperature or humidity problems

•   Draftiness

•   Lack of air or “stuffy” air

•   Dirt or particulates coming from your venting system

•   Housekeeping

All other indoor air quality concerns may be directed to EHS at x2769 or ehs@northeastern.edu

Typical concerns may involve:

•   Unusual odors such as chemical smells and vehicle exhaust

•   Visible mold growth

Please visit the following web sites to learn more about indoor air quality:

•   http://www.epa.gov/iaq/ia-intro.html

•   http://www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/pdf_files/mgmtlist.pdf