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  • Arsenic

    Highly toxic and a known carcinogen, sources of arsenic contamination include industrial and workplace exposure, ingestion of food and water containing arsenic-related substances and more.
  • Asbestos

    A wide range of building materials may contain asbestos, particularly where insulation or heat and fire resistance are essential to safe construction.
  • Blower Door Test

    Blower door tests help determine a home's airtightness.
  • Borax

    A natural salt, also known as sodium borate, that has become popular as a nontoxic ingredient in homemade green cleaners.
  • Bottled Water

    It’s convenient and healthful, but is it “green?”
  • Dander

    Another word for dandruff, it is used most often to describe pet skin particles and adhering body fluids such as saliva that end up in our homes.
  • Fire Alarm

    Professionally monitored systems are most often found in commercial settings.
  • Flood

    How to stay safe both during and after a disaster.
  • Formaldehyde

    A common gas found in indoor air, often released from building materials, consisting of 1 carbon atom, 2 hydrogen atoms, and 1 oxygen atom.
  • Fragrances

    Synthetic fragrances and scents, added to a wide-range of consumer products, are among the most common household air pollutants.
  • Green Cleaning

    Cleaning to protect both health and the environment.
  • Hazardous Waste

    These products can threaten your family’s health and the environment.
  • Healthy Home Checklist

    Done regularly, these tasks will help ensure clean air and greater safety inside your well-functioning home.
  • Heat Pump Water Heaters

    A heat pump also can be used to heat water - either as a stand-alone water heating system, or as a combination water heating and space conditioning system.
  • Heat Pumps

    For climates with moderate heating and cooling needs, heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners.
  • HERS

    A home energy rating involves an analysis of a home’s construction plans, and onsite inspections.
  • Humidifier, Whole House

    Basic tips on controlling humidity output. Don’t have a humidifier? You might not need it after all.
  • ICF or Insulating Concrete Form

    Insulating Concrete Forms or ICFs are popular in green building projects because of their thermal performance, durability, non-outgassing materials, and other reasons.
  • Insulation

    A material that inhibits the flow of heat.
  • Lead Paint

    If it’s in good shape, it just needs regular cleaning to avoid hazards.

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