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Prescriptions for a Healthy House: A Practical Guide for Architects, Builders, and Homeowners

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For people who are concerned about exposure to toxins found in conventional building materials and practices, Prescriptions for a Healthy House shows how to design interior and exterior space, and select construction materials that enhance and promote physical well-being. This invaluable guide explains where and why standard building practices are not healthful, what to do differently, and how to obtain alternative materials and expertise. Includes a trove of manufacturer, service provider, and catalog resources plus a description of MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity disorder).

Paul Bakerspecializes in residential architecture for chemically-sensitive homeowners. Erica Elliottis a physician trained in environmental medicine. John Bantrahas over a decade of trouble-shooting experience detecting indoor environmental problems.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780865714342
Subtitle:
A Practical Guide for Architects, Builders, and Homeowners
Author:
Flynn, Lisa
Author:
Elliott, Erica
Author:
Baker-Laporte, Paula
Author:
Flynn, Lisa
Author:
Banta, John
Publisher:
New Society Publishers
Location:
Philadelphia, Pa.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Methods & Materials
Subject:
Building materials
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Green products
Subject:
Sick building syndrome
Subject:
Housing and health
Subject:
General Architecture
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised and Exp
Series Volume:
no. 8
Publication Date:
20010801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.00 x 8.00 in

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