Green Building & Improvement

Natural Floors: Best Flooring Choices for a Healthy House

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Natural floors are the best alternative flooring choice for creating a healthy house environment free from indoor pollution. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are found in conventional flooring such as vinyls, synthetic carpeting, laminates and other synthetically produced building materials. The production of these products as well as the incineration of them creates dioxins which are proven […]

How Bad Is the Air Quality in a Typical Home?

Healthy Home Q & A

Healthy Home Q & A Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions About Building, Remodeling or Improving a Healthy Home with WiselyGreen.com’s Green Living Coach & Healthy House Specialist, P.S. Orr Feel free to comment, ask a question or simply be curious! There’s a whole lot of people who need, already live in or are looking […]

3 Design Tips for a Healthy House Interior

3 Design Tips for a Healthy House Interior

If you’re interested in creating a safer, healthy house environment for you and your family, there are several things that you can do while building a new home or simply renovating your current house. There are many common building materials that are laced with chemicals and volitale organic compounds (VOC) that continually emit toxic fumes into […]

Healthy House, Healthy You!

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The idea of living in a healthy house has become more appealing to homeowners, especially in recent years due to growing health concerns over indoor air pollution as well as concerns about protecting the environment. While many nontoxic homes are generally eco-friendly, the terms are not interchangeable. Some recyclable, sustainable materials that are touted as […]

Solar Panels 101: Basic Guide to Solar Panels for Home Use

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Solar panels are man’s way of harnessing the sun’s clean, natural energy and putting it to good use. The sun gives off an enormous amount of energy during the day. This energy causes plants to grow as well as warmth to earth’s surface and atmosphere. However, there’s still plenty of the sun’s natural energy that is […]

Free Your House From Toxic Chemicals

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How do you free your house from toxic chemicals? The simple answer is: Avoid dangerous chemicals (VOCs) in the design and construction of your healthy house! However, implementing this solution isn’t always so easy. Volatile organic compounds or VOCs are chemical contaminants that are found in many common building materials. These chemicals contain carbon, making them […]

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