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Where Does My Drinking Water Come From And How Is It Treated?

Where Does My Drinking Water Come From And How Is It Treated?

Your drinking water comes from surface water or ground water, and the amount and type of treatment applied varies with the source and quality of the water.

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How Old Is Your Mattress?

In addition to your mattress’ age, other factors such as dirt, allergen accumulation, moisture damage and chemical content of the components of the mattress are other things that need to be considered when making your decision to replace your mattress.

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Home Energy Saver Launches Online
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Consumer-facing web site will serve as a resource and forum for people wanting to make their homes more comfortable and energy efficient.

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Who will design your healthy house?

-January 23rd, 2015

It is the designer’s responsibility to put enough information on paper in the form of drawings, notes, and written specifications so that the builder will know precisely how to proceed. The individual who does this could be an architect licensed...

Biological contaminants

-January 5th, 2015

Anything airborne that is now living, was once living, or was produced by something alive, and has the capacity to create negative health effects, is considered to be a biological contaminant. Therefore, bacteria, viruses, dust-mite body fragments and feces, mold,...

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...

HHI-Pedia Entry of the Day: Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

A colorless, odorless gas released in exhaled breath, or by combustion processes.

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