healthy house institute

4 Free HHI Books:

Creating a Healthy Household, The Healthy House Answer Book, Healthy Home Building, The Healthy House 4th Edition
Your email will only be used as described in our Privacy Policy

Follow us on Twitter

 

Search

Proud Supporter of:

OnlineCourses.com

 

OpenCourseWare

We do not strictly control Google ad content. If you believe any Google ad is inappropriate, please email us directly here.


HHI-Pedia

HHI-Pedia

Passive Solar? Poly Moisture Barrier?

Don't know? Look it up!

Simply use the HHI Search form to the left to find definitions, explanations, advice for healthy building technologies, and more...all under the HHI-Pedia™ section.

Or you may browse the entire HHI-Pedia below.

HHI-Pedia links can also be found throughout HHI's articles and resources!

Simply click any highlighted link text within an article or entry to view more info on a particular topic.

View HHI-Pedia Entries

HHI-Pedia Entries

R-valueHow effective is your insulation?
Radiant CoolingRadiant cooling cools a floor or ceiling by absorbing the heat radiated from the rest of the room.
Radiant HeatingForced air heating is not the only option.
RadonA naturally occurring radioactive gas, often released from soil and rocks.
Radon DaughtersThe natural radioactive decay products of radon, some of which release harmful radiation.
Radon ProgenyThe natural radioactive decay products of radon, some of which release harmful radiation.
Random HolesThe miscellaneous cracks, gaps, and openings in a house between the indoors and the outdoors through which air can move.
Range fanThe hood has a removable filter that’s essential for reducing airborne grease.
RecirculateTo move air through the living space without adding fresh air or removing stale air.
Recirculating Range HoodA ductless range hood, one that is not connected to the outdoors.
RecyclableRecyclable only means recycled if the consumer, middle man and manufacturer all participate.
RecycledOnly a limited number of items are created of 100% post-consumer material.
Recycling Symbol, PlasticHow to “read” plastic containers for recycling.
Relative Humidity (RH)The amount of moisture in air compared to the maximum amount of moisture that air at that temperature can contain, usually expressed as a percentage.
Return AirAir from a living space that enters an air handler, such as a furnace or air conditioner, and is returned back to the space.
Rotary CoreA slowly spinning wheel typically made of corrugated material (metal, plastic or treated paper) tightly stacked; used in some heat or energy recovery ventilators to transfer heat and moisture between two airstreams.
Rubber GlovesSome jobs require greater hand protection than others.

Browse HHI-Pedia by letter:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

 

We do not strictly control Google ad content. If you believe any Google ad is inappropriate, please email us directly here.

 

 

Information provided by The Healthy House Institute is designed to support, not to replace the relationship between patient/physician or other qualified healthcare provider.

Education Partners

 

 

Popular Topics: Air Cleaners & Air Purifiers | Allergies & Asthma | Energy Efficiency & Energy Savings | Healthy Homes | Green Building
Green Cleaning | Green Homes | Green Living | Green Remodeling | Indoor Air Quality | Water Filters | Water Quality

© 2006-2017 The Healthy House Institute, LLC.

 

About The Healthy House Institute | Contact HHI | HHI News & Media | Linking Resources | Advertising Info | Privacy Policy | Legal Disclaimer

 

HHI Info