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  • LEED

    The U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is a nationally accepted benchmark.
  • MERV

    Stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value.
  • Microban

    It’s how advancing technology helps people keep bacteria at bay.
  • MRSA

    Info about drug-resistant staph infections.
  • Particle Board

    Made from small softwood particles that resemble coarse sawdust, and is usually held together with potent urea-formaldehyde (UF) glue.
  • Passive Solar

    A home-energy alternative or addition to gas and utility electric.
  • Pier Foundations

    Often used in hot, humid climates, a pier foundation lifts a house up off the ground reducing health hazards from direct soil contact.
  • Pressure Washer

    They’re great outdoor cleaning tools, but they can cause severe injury or damage if misused.
  • Preventive Maintenance

    A preventive, systematic approach to health, safety and comfort is a homeowner’s best defense against poor air quality, unexpected breakdowns and expensive repairs.
  • Radiant Cooling

    Radiant cooling cools a floor or ceiling by absorbing the heat radiated from the rest of the room.
  • Radiant Heating

    Forced air heating is not the only option.
  • Radon

    A naturally occurring radioactive gas, often released from soil and rocks.
  • Terpene

    Terpenes are hydrocarbons - organic compounds made up of hydrogen and carbon - mainly from plants, and the main constituent of essential oils.
  • Vapor Barrier

    It’s an essential component of construction in a healthy home.
  • Vapor Pressure

    A force that drives vapor molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration. In homes this typically refers to water vapor pressure.
  • Volatile Organic Compound (VOC)

    A class of hundreds of different molecular compounds containing carbon that easily evaporates, often released from building materials and found as contaminants in indoor air.
  • Water

    While quality is generally quite good, blanket assurances can’t be given.
  • Wood: Softwood vs Hardwood

    How to chose the best wood for your home and health.

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