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Healthy Building Materials

We can work with you and your architect to design a home that supports your health, wellbeing and your individual needs. The aim being to build in harmony with nature, taking into account the microclimate and maintaining a good connection between indoors and outdoors, using non toxic, natural, renewable and recycled materiaIs wherever possible. I can provide advice on healthy building materials as well as paints, floor finishes, adhesives, furnishings etc. Advice is given on how to maintain a healthy building once its been completed.

 

We offer practical solutions and healthy alternatives. Small changes can make an incredible difference! For more information contact your Healthy Home Environment Consultant Narelle at Healthy Living Spaces today to organise a consultation.

  • Incredibly toddlers can put things in their mouth up to 76 times per hour and may ingest up to 10 grams of dust per day
  • Every day around 17,000 litres of air pass through our lungs
  • The CSIRO estimates that the cost of poor indoor air quality in Australia may be as high as $12 billon per year (SOK, 2001).
  • More than 80,000 chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment since the 1950’s. Today the World Health Organisation (WHO) attributes 36% of all childhood deaths to environmental causes.
  • Most European countries don’t chlorinate their water supply and about 97 percent of countries don’t fluoridate their water supply because of health concerns.
  • Use indoor plants to reduce VOC’s from your indoor air.
  • Perfumes may contain many chemicals, one being phthalates which mimic the hormone oestrogen which has been linked to breast cancer.
  • Choose safer plastics such as polypropylene (PP), high density polyethylene (HDPE) and low density polyethylene (LDPE). Never reuse plastic drink bottles and definitely don’t leave them in cars in the hot sun.
  • Waiting for high levels of scientific proof before taking action on electromagnetic fields can lead to a very high health and economic costs, as was the case with asbestos, leaded petrol and tobacco (Council of Europe, 2011)
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