Allen Rathey
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May 21, 2014
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Healthy House Institute (HHI)
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none
Professional Interests
High performance and healthy homes.
Website URL
http://www.HealthyHouseInstitute.com

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When Green is Not Healthy

Posted on May 21, 2014 at 3:05pm 0 Comments

There are growing numbers of “green” builders and designers. Their focus is often on issues surrounding the health of the planet, sustainability, recycling, energy-saving, etc.

Some are also interested in the health of the occupants, but others don’t place as much emphasis on indoor air quality as they should, and many aren’t familiar with the needs of the growing population of chemically-sensitive people.

It is actually quite easy to claim that a building material is green.…

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Hitting the Sweet Spot - The Intersection of Energy Efficiency, Home Performance and Health

Posted on May 20, 2014 at 4:52pm 0 Comments

Greetings:

This is my first post, so please forgive the lengthy background. Thanks for allowing my participation. 

I operate the Healthy House Institute (HHI) and the Healthy Facilities Institute but entered green, healthy home education through the "backdoor" of facility cleaning.

Having cleaned buildings (or supervised cleaning)…

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