Infiltration of Outdoor Pollutants
How building airtightness and pollutant characteristics affect the transport of outdoor air pollution into the indoor environment
The longer mold grows, the greater the potential hazard and the harder it is to control. [continue reading]
The EarthCraft House Renovation program gives existing homes the green treatment. [continue reading]
Since homes continue to be built with attached garages - with no change in sight - builders and contractors need to understand how to minimize the risk of CO poisoning. [continue reading]
Reducing the populations of cockroaches, mice, and rats by using the right pest control method can reduce the concentration of allergens in the home, delivering real health benefits to homeowners and renters. [continue reading]
With residents' health increasingly dependent on a home's indoor air quality, ventilation strategies become more important than ever. [continue reading]
The Opportunity Council first does no harm, and then tackles IAQ problems. [continue reading]
Low-income families carry the heaviest burden of lead exposure. With the help of a chemistry class, that burden gets a little lighter. [continue reading]
With a little inventiveness and a little help from their friends, a weatherization agency in Denver has learned to provide energy efficiency measures - sawing a lot of holes in walls painted with lead paint - without endangering the lives of its workers. [continue reading]
New Zero-Energy Homes Almost to Cost Parity, While Codes & Incentives Help Cross the Finish Line óBy RMI's Alisa Petersen
If you had a choice between building new homes that meet basic standards and building comfortable, healthy homes that dramatically ...
Many people recognize the need for increased efforts to reduce energy consumption and make communities cleaner. As cities strive to ...