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Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...asthma and concern about the toxin and VOC levels in new homes in the US and Canada, the S1600 prefab home really scores if you have a young or growing family. In this modern prefabricated eco home natural light streams into the combined kitchen & family room from above Solar air heated slab on grade radiant fl...

HEPA filters & SMART Air Filters catch airborne dust, pollen, allergens, viruses
Healthy indoor air quality

Buying guide for home air filters in furnaces - HEPA, SMART or Regular?

...asthma. What is also of importance in considering current events, is whether certain filters can stop airborne coronaviruses from circulating in our heating systems - and while COVID-19 apparently has only a limited longterm airborne presence - that isn't to say it has no presence - so if we can reduce that risk with...

A Tiny House for sale locally set me thinking, should I buy a Tiny Home?
Tiny house


...asthma-provoking diesel fumes. So, despite having good intentions for a more sustainable or affordable lifestyle, traveling around with your Tiny Home hooked up to the back of your $70k super-duty truck does not bode well for the environment, due to the unacceptable carbon emissions, nor the bank balance after paying...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...asthma, respiratory infections, eczema and rheumatism are all diseases that are linked to mold exposure, which is a common problem with poorly-insulated homes, particularly poorly-insulated basements with high-humidity that have not been designed to manage moisture properly. This is pretty much the definition of an Ear...