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  • Healthy Home Perception by Year Built and US Region

    A homeowner's perception of the overall health of their home varies by region and year built, according to the 2014 Houzz Healthy Home Study. The study asked respondents to rate the overall health of their home based on a number of factors impacting health and well-being, which found that the...

  • Market Drivers and Challenges Toward Healthier Buildings

    Building design has far-reaching impacts on the health and well-being of occupants. A new SmartMarket Report by McGraw Hill Construction with AIA reveals the driving factors and barriers to considering health in building design and construction.

  • Market Drivers and Challenges Toward Healthier Buildings

    Building design has far-reaching impacts on the health and well-being of occupants. A new SmartMarket Report by McGraw Hill Construction with AIA reveals the driving factors and barriers to considering health in building design and construction.

  • Can Your Buildings Surf?

    In the second half of a two-part Q&A, researcher, author, and educator Vivian Loftness asks: How many days a year can your building "surf" on the environment and going without mechanical heating or cooling?

  • Health In the Green Economy

    New study by the World Health Organization (WHO) evaluates the health impacts of climate mitigation strategies in the housing sector.

  • David Jacobs on Indoor Environmental Quality

    Research director of the National Center For Healthy Housing discusses current concerns and looks ahead at emerging issues that will affect indoor environmental quality.

  • Solid Surfacing

    DuPont. The Corian Terra collection of solid surfaces, made with recycled materials, now includes 33 colors; five colors have at least 20% pre-consumer recycled resin content as certified by SCS.

  • Zero-VOC Paint

    Valspar Plus is the first asthma- and allergy-friendly paint certified by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

  • Air Barrier System

    Sto Corp. Designed to meet new more stringent building codes, StoEnergy Guard combines a fluid-applied waterproof air barrier system with a drainage mat to create an energy-efficient breathable wall assembly behind any type of cladding.

  • Laticrete Glass Tile Adhesive

    This one-step polymer-fortified mortar for glass tile applications is Greenguard certified and can contribute to LEED points.