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In Green Building, You Can't Separate Energy and Health

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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Image Credit: Green Building Advisor From LEED towers to single family houses, the problem is the same; Some complain that the buildings don't save enough energy. Building envelope expert Joe Lstiburek complains that LEED wants buildings to be too ventilated. Why? "Because of activists on the LEED committee that say everything in a building is unhealthy and sick." Meanwhile, others complain that sealing up buildings and houses are a health disaster waiting to happen. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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