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BUILD SMART, BREATHE EASIER October 18, 2011

Posted by asthma & allergy friendly Certification Program in Uncategorized.
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HGTV Personality and Carpenter, Carter Oosterhouse, Joins AAFA, Habitat for Humanity and Merck for Build Smart, Breather Easier Program  to Build Homes with asthma & allergy friendly® Features

As part of Build Smart, Breathe Easier Program, four houses with asthma-healthy features will be built in partnership with low-income families affected by the disease in Metro Atlanta (North Central Georgia), Detroit, Greater Los Angeles and Philadelphia.

To ensure each house is built with asthma-healthy features, AAFA is providing expert guidance on the integration of specific building techniques, materials and systems based on principles from the asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Program. Through the program, AAFA is also providing educational information about asthma, indoor air quality and asthma-healthy homes to help people nationwide try to minimize the impact of asthma on their daily lives. In conjunction, Oosterhouse will lend his expertise for building and outfitting an asthma-healthy home and participate in each of the home builds. 

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1. Let's help asthmatics - October 20, 2011

This is great, I am happy that nowadays people pay attention to the needs of asthma patients even when building a house. I sure hope that it will make someone’s life easier.

2. asthma - October 25, 2011

The content was really very interesting. I am really thankful to you for providing this unique information. Please keep sharing more and more information

3. Chris Murphy - April 14, 2012

Unfortunately, most paints are chock with toxins, endocrine and hormone disruptors, mutagens and marine pollutants. Using water based paints are not necessarily safe….every chemical we breathe in impacts our body chemistry in ways we will not understand for decades. VOCs are just one small category of hazardous chemicals.


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