Points to Ponder
Making a case for less chemistry in cleaning...
-November 22nd, 2014
One Idaho-based cleaning service makes this interesting comment: "OSHA's Hazard Communications Standard (HCS) covers some 650,000 hazardous chemical products found in over three million establishments..."
Since the impact of these chemicals when mixed in the environment cannot be predicted, avoiding unneeded...
What can be done about VOCs from new car interiors?
-September 30th, 2014
Bringing in more fresh air is the simplest intervention. According to Dr. Jules Elkins, University of Texas-Austin, who teaches environmental health at UT Austin:
There are many potentially unhealthy chemicals in the interior of a car, some...
Housing [is] not a noun but a verb, an activity
-September 23rd, 2014
Consider these thought-provoking gems from the historic doctoral dissertation of HHI Advisory Board Member, Dr. Mariel Wolfson, specifically referencing the work of John F.C. Turner and his book Freedom to Build:
- Housing [is] not a noun but...
Air that mixes with combustion by-products prior to their being expelled from a house through a natural-draft chimney.
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