Your Home, Your Health and Well Being

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Ten Speed Press, 1988 - Health & Fitness - 300 pages
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Tells how to improve the health-related factors of one's home and describes the symptoms of environmental illness.

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Hypersensitivity to modern-day home pollution, now diagnosed as environmental illness, is receiving much attention. For concerned citizens, especially those suffering from this malady, here is a guide ... Read full review

Contents

Indoor Air Quality
3
Light and Color
9
Thermal Comfort
21
Sound
27
UNDERSTANDING AND CONTROL OF INDOOR HAZARDS
35
Understanding Contamination Processes
37
The Indoor Hazards
43
Controlling Indoor Air Quality
65
The Bathroom
107
The Basement
111
Storage
115
The Garage
117
SYSTEMS FOR A HEALTHY HOME
119
Home Ventilation
121
Home HeatingCooling
137
Home Maintenance
147

DESIGNING THE HEALTHY HOME
79
The House and Its Site
81
The Entry
85
The Living Room
87
The Kitchen
91
The SunspaceGreenhouse
97
The BedroomRetreat
105
Water Treatment
157
Materials and Selection
171
Environmental Illness Dr Rea
207
The Sanctuary
233
Construction Trades and Services
253
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About the author (1988)

Rousseau is an environmental design consultant and President of Archemy Consulting. His training is in environmental studies and architecture, including a post graduate architecture degree.

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