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Healthy Sustainable Homes

Is the air in your home clean and healthy? Do you or your children have breathing problems like asthma? Could radon be infiltrating your indoor air? Healthy Sustainable Homes wants to help you answer these questions and confront these potential problems by offering a free, comprehensive in-home assessment to evaluate your home's indoor air quality.

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Doctor knows best!

Meet Dr. Doug Whitman, from the Salud Family Health Center, and hear why he refers his patients to the Healthy Sustainable Homes Program.      

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 If you know of anyone who could benefit from a home health assessment, have them sign-up today at 970-416-2832/


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Master Home Educators Wanted!

Master Home Educators are a fundamental and vital element in our Healthy Sustainable Homes program. They help citizens learn about common pollutants found in their homes, which could be making them ill. Upon successful completion of the training, volunteers will receive certification as a Master Home Educator. Become a Master Home Educator this April!

Click here for the full training schedule.



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City of Fort Collins Employees-Earn 75 Wellness Days Points

Fall is a great time to revisit your health routines, and now City employees can earn 75 Behaviorcation points toward the Well Days Program by requesting a free, indoor air quality assessment of their homes through the City’s Healthy Sustainable Homes program.

Call 416-2832, or email Mary Pat Aardrup at to schedule your free home health assessment. If you’ve had an assessment done on your home in 2014, you can claim them in your Well Days dashboard.

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Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Meet the Schaffers and hear how the Healthy Sustainable Homes program helped save their lives. Consider having a Healthy Sustainable Homes assessment done today. It’s free, it’s fast and it could save your life. <<Watch Video>>

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Community Checkup: Respiratory Health

Learn how you can alleviate common respiratory issues through this informative video with Registered Respiratory Therapist Cindy Coopersmith, Healthy Communities Coordinator Kim Sharpe and Healthy Homes Assistant Coordinator Selina Lujan.

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Zero Interest Loans Available for Indoor Air Quality Home Improvements

The City of Fort Collins is offering zero interest loans for home improvement projects that remove mold, radon and wood smoke from inside your home. Residents can apply for a loan to install a radon mitigation system, replace or upgrade a fireplace or wood stove, or remove mold and moisture from the home. Loan amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000 depending on the type of project.



Get a Free Indoor Air Quality Assessment

Our non-invasive assessments are performed by our volunteer team of certified Master Home Educators and typically take less than two hours. We work hard to find a time that works with your busy schedule, and there are absolutely no hidden costs or fees. Included with each assessment is a free radon test kit, we’ll check your home for potential mold and moisture problems, and we’ll leave you with a wealth of information and resources about your indoor air quality and steps you can take to mitigate many of the most common problems.

Brought to you by the Environmental Services Department of the City of Fort Collins, Healthy Sustainable Homes is a free, volunteer-driven program designed to help families within the City limits improve the indoor air quality in their homes.

To learn how you can benefit from a free, in-depth home health assessment, or to inquire about how you yourself can become a volunteer, receive training, and become certified as a Master Home Educator, please call 970-416-2832 today!

Start making your home healthier today with the Healthy Sustainable Homes recipe book!

Unlocking the Mysteries of your Home's Health

Healthy Sustainable Homes is a free, volunteer driven program to help families improve the indoor air quality in their homes.

Brought to you by the City of Fort Collins Environmental Services Department, the resources found here are intended to help you learn more about the program, how you can be beneficiary of its free, in-depth home health assessment and also how you can volunteer, receive training, and become certified as a Master Home Educator.

  • Healthy Sustainable Homes brochure “Unlocking the Mysteries of Your Home’s Health” (Download PDF)
  • Healthy Sustainable Homes volunteer training flyer (Download PDF
  • Healthy Sustainable Homes fast facts sheet (Download PDF)

Questions? If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, drop us an email at , or call 970-416-2832.


Community CheckUp Interview with the HSH Program Coordinator

’s Community CheckUp Host Kim Sharpe interviews Program Coordinator Mary Pat Aardup about the City of Fort Collins Healthy Sustainable Homes program. Learn how you can become a Master Home Educator by participating in the 2015 April Healthy Sustainable Homes Volunteer Training as well as simple ways to make your home healthier. For more information, call 970-416-2832.

Volunteer Coordinator Interviewed by Tri-102.5 FM Host

Take a peek at the blog entry and listen to Tri-102.5 FM Midday Host Paul Wozniak interview Healthy Sustainable Homes Coordinator Mary Pat Aardrup about the volunteer training, what the program is about, and how it will help citizens improve the indoor air quality in their homes.