Green Building & Improvement

Swimming Pool Tips: Smart Ways to Go Green and Clean

swimming pool tips

Having a swimming pool is not a posh thing anymore. Everybody with a fair income and some free space in their backyard can own one these days. Still, possessing a swimming pool and keeping it in proper shape are two completely different things. Since maintenance is important for hygienic, environmental and aesthetic reasons, it’s the […]

10 Reasons To Use Solar Energy at Home

solar energy at home

Solar energy at home is the most obvious choice when it comes to alternative, renewable and clean energy sources. Although the sun may not be shining all day or cloudy weather blocks sunlight from time to time, recent technological advancements allow solar energy to be effectively collected when the sunlight is available and stored for […]

Radon Exposure: How to Avoid the Hidden Dangers of Radon Gas

radon exposure

Radon is a colorless, tasteless naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from uranium deposits in the ground. It’s quite common for homes and commercial buildings to be constructed over areas that emit various levels of radon gas, especially in certain geographical zones. Radon enters the home through the home’s foundation or well water. Although naturally occurring, the […]

Top Green Insulation for Healthy Homes and the Chemically Sensitive

green insulation for healthy homes

Choosing the least toxic green insulation is important when building or remodeling a healthy home. It is especially important if someone who will be living in the home has any type of chemical sensitivities. However, most healthy home specialists agree: There really is no truly safe insulation. All types of insulation can contaminate a home interior […]

4 Low Cost Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality

4 steps to improve indoor air quality

Improving your home indoor air quality (IAQ) can have a direct effect on your health and wellness. Common health conditions such as allergies, asthma, chemical sensitivities, and other conditions are often directly related to the amount of pollution found in homes. Even though there is a subjective range of the body’s tolerance for common indoor pollutants, there […]

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