After successfully completing treatment for testicular cancer, home builder Charles Ruma has decided to raise money for cancer research and provide individuals with knowledge about healthy homes.
It is important for families to rid their homes of unnecessary toxins and air pollutants that may lead to potential breathing problems or other deficiencies that arise due to exposure to contaminants.
While many people think that they are immune to allergens and other harmful pollutants in the air when they are inside their home, it may be time to reconsider this notion.
Government initiatives, building grants and an rise of public interest have led developers to try to market houses that contain clean air and reduce energy costs.
This was the first house that was built as part of the Build Smart, Breathe Easier national program, introduced to try and educate and provide housing for families in need.
While many people associate spring with allergies, there are a number of common plants that bloom in the fall that cause people to suffer allergies.
While July may be coming to a close, many homeowners are already beginning to think about the winter months and what that will mean for their heating bill. For some, turning on the heat isn't just painful because of the added monthly utility expense, but also because traditional heating systems spread dust, pollen and other fine particulate matter throughout the home.
Potential homebuyers across the United States are looking at their options as they weigh the pros and cons of greener technologies and materials. One family in southern California asked for the help of construction experts to build a home that was both comfortable and features superior indoor air quality.
The height of discomfort has come for those who suffer from allergies, as the coming of spring is symbolic of the peak allergy season.
Spring is officially here - and now it's finally starting to feel like it. Across the United States, homeowners are beginning to once again open their windows and feel the slight, chilly breeze come through. Winter coats are only being worn every other day and everyone is looking at the sky in anticipation for the warming effects of the sun.