Facilities Services - Indoor Air Quality


Assistant Director Environmental Health & Safety

Eddie Pena
Hazardous Materials (HazMat) / Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Coordinator
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Campus Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

  • Report issues involving leaks (plumbing, AC, roof, window, etc.) to Facilities Services Dispatch
    (210.354.9305) as soon as practicable.
  • Create work orders for IAQ (indoor air quality) issues and specify IAQ / mold on the work
  • Check all areas / spaces of the campus for leaks, high humidity or other IAQ concerns on
    a routine (weekly or monthly) basis, especially before and after SAISD holidays and heavy
  • Minimize allergens such as fragrances in the classroom or office.
  • Keep ventilation systems vents & grills clean and clear. 
  • When environmental conditions permit, open windows near older unit ventilation to bring
    in outside air.
  • Clean items such as stuffed animals, toys, instructional aides, furniture, etc. used by students
    and staff regularly.
  • Remove posters from walls at the end of each semester.
  • Take personal items home at the end of each school year.
  • Do not store items in mechanical rooms.
  • Store porous materials (e.g., cardboard, paper, ceiling tile, clothing, etc.) in areas with good
    mechanical ventilation and humidity control.

Consult the EPA “Creating Healthy IAQ in Schools” website for additional information.