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ASHI endorses the NEHA Healthy Homes Specialist credential.

NEHA and the National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) partnered in 2007 to offer a new credential, the Healthy Homes Specialist (HHS). The credential focuses on aspects that make a home a healthy place to live by eliminating or reducing elements that increase health risks, such as lead, radon, asbestos, asthma triggers, and structural problems, to name a few. The HHS credential has received such positive of Home Inspectors (ASHI) has made the decision to endorse the HHS credential to its members. ASHI, founded in 1976, is North America's oldest and most respected professional society of home inspectors. ASHI's goals have always been to build customer awareness of the importance of a quality home inspection and enhance the professionalism of home inspectors. This project will emphasize the strengths of each of our associations: NEHAk many years of experience in credentialing, NCHH's knowledge base of all aspects of healthy homes, and ASHI's resources and experience in the field of home inspection. NEHA, NCHH, and ASHI are very excited about this collaboration among our associations. For more information on the HHS credential please visit neha.org/credential/HHS.

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Title Annotation:NEHA News; American Society of Home Inspectors; National Environmental Health Association
Publication:Journal of Environmental Health
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 1, 2008
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