More stories about Mold

  • Disinfectant And Deodorizer From Crypton

    Crypton’s Disinfectant and Deodorizer is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to disinfect Crypton Super Fabric—a fabric that resists spills, stains, odors, mold, mildew and bacteria—creating an engineered system of total disinfection.

  • Sustainable Buildings Must Perform

    John Tooley, senior building science consultant with Advanced Energy, Raleigh, N.C., explains that doing it right the first time is an often-neglected aspect of sustainability.

  • Canada Uses Six Principles for Healthy Building Envelope

    Within the Ottawa, Ontario-based Canada Green Building Council’s LEED program, Materials and Resources credit 8 for Durable Buildings encourages these performance objectives. MRc8 contributes 1 point to the building’s LEED rating but more importantly provides a six-step process to prevent...

  • Innovations: May 2008

    These products will help achieve sustainability.

  • Potential Pitfalls of Cool Roofing

    Is the exponential growth of cool roofing an impending catastrophe?

  • Keeping Buildings Dry

    Damp ventilation air can damage IAQ and a building itself.

  • Historic Museum Is Certified Green

    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Little White House Museum is commissioned two years after achieving LEED Silver certification.

  • With closed-cell spray foam, the benefits go way beyond R-value

    These days, it's not an exaggeration to say that almost all homeowners expect their homes to be durable, energy efficient, safe, and comfortable. But this is especially true in coastal markets that cater to high-end clients who demand supreme quality and impeccable performance from their homes.

  • Fiberglass-Faced Gypsum Sheathing

    GreenGlass fiberglass-faced gypsum sheathing is made with up to 90% recycled content from coal-burning power plants. The panels feature a fiberglass facer and TemShield Mold Protection in their core, providing for mold, moisture, and weather resistance. They can be used under a variety of cladding...

  • New and Notable

    The latest green building products, including a hybrid water heater, eco-friendly wood, Energy Star-rated range hoods, an ultra-low-flow toilet, weather barriers, and much more.