How does air-tightness help with asthma and allergies?

by Angie Sickler

If you do any kind of google search on indoor air quality or asthma and indoor air quality or allergies and indoor air quality, you’ll find numerous links, reports, and research papers all pointing to the fact that, for most of us with the typical home design, our indoor air is making those conditions worse. Where do all these pollutants come from? 

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Solar Power + Your Home = Financial Freedom!

by Cody Farmer

Last week we highlighted the health and financial benefits of the airtight nature of the allergy and asthma friendly duplex in Loveland, CO. We left off the cherry on whipped cream, didn’t we? That’s right – I’m referring to the solar power element!

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Solar, Allergy-Friendly, and Asthma-Friendly all in one Loveland home!

by Cody Farmer

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Solar is coming to this allergy-friendly/asthma-friendly duplex in Loveland, Colorado! It’s like the cherry on the whip cream – an excellent example of how people and the planet profit the Passive House Way!

It’s amazing how one investor applied whole home recovery ventilation (a Passive House principle) to create 2 of Loveland’s first Allergy and Asthma friendly homes. 

In a nut-shell, they replaced the bathroom fan with a Zehnder whole home purifier. That’s it.  

Here’s how they did it and you can too:

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Passive House Inspired Library
Passive House Inspired Library

Nantes Library

by Cody Farmer

The Nantes Library is about to open!  Why is this Library special? It is one of the most energy efficient Libraries in the United States, using less than 1/2 the heater size as a normal code-built Library this size! Open House this Saturday!

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