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  • Sealed Combustion

    A system in some furnaces, boilers, fireplaces, and water heaters that is immune to pressure imbalances in a house because it draws combustion air from the outdoors into a sealed chamber and expels by-products to the outdoors.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Range fan

    The hood has a removable filter that’s essential for reducing airborne grease.
  • Healthy Home Checklist

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

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

    Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical produced in large quantities for use primarily in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins.
  • Humidity

    Humidity is moisture in the air in the form of invisible water vapor. See absolute humidity and relative humidity.
  • Caulk

    A product that’s essential to a well sealed home.
  • 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.
  • Microwaves

    Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic radiation; that is, they are waves of electrical and magnetic energy moving together through space.
  • HE Washing Machines

    HE washers save significant energy over traditional washing machines by decreasing the amount of water needed per load and shortening drying times.
  • Formaldehyde-Based Glues

    Common glues that hold together manufactured wood products such as plywood, oriented strand board and medium density fiber board.
  • Mildew

    It’s usually another name for mold.
  • Inches Water Gauge

    A unit of pressure measurement. About 250 Pa. equals 1” w.g.
  • Oriented Strand board (OSB)

    As with construction-grade plywood, it can often be used in a healthy house if it is well-separated from the living space.
  • Foundation

    Supports a house and transmits its load to the ground or soil. It can have a significant impact on the health and integrity of a home.
  • Antibacterial Products

    The scientific debate continues over whether antibacterial soaps, sprays and wipes may end up doing more harm than good.
  • MERV

    Stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value.
  • Green Cleaning

    Cleaning to protect both health and the environment.

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