Points to Ponder
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...
Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma
-September 17th, 2014
According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the federal National Institutes of Health (NIH), the lining of human lungs, heart and stomach is called the "mesothelium" and a tumor there is called "mesothelioma"; usually starting in the lungs,...
That part of a house that experiences neutral pressure as a result of stack effect, or as a result of combined pressures.
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