Reducing Environmental Triggers of Asthma Reducing Environmental Triggers of Asthma (RETA) was a MDH Asthma Program project that addressed environmental factors in the homes of
children with asthma using inexpensive, uncomplicated interventions.
Environmental Protection Agency The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has several publications on the common environmental triggers of asthma found in homes. http://www.epa.gov/asthma/triggers.html
EPA Asthma Publications
“Clearing the Air of Asthma Triggers: 10 Steps to Making
Your Home Asthma-Friendly” is a one-page, step-by-step fact
sheet that provides helpful hints for managing environmental triggers
Mold is a common environmental trigger for asthma. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a free Mold Web Course that features information on mold prevention and remediation. The course is based on the EPA voluntary guidance document Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings and includes an "Image Library" of mold and moisture photos that may be used for presentations and educational purposes. The target audience is environmental and public health professionals, but anyone can learn from the course.