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Kim Colavito Markesich

Healthy Homes - a few high points

A healthy house is at home in any neighborhood. Any style or size home can be built within the healthy home guidelines.

A healthy home begins from the ground up; proper drainage for the site and soil;
waterproofing material applied to the foundation.

Airtight construction with vapor barriers, proper sealing,
and airtight electrical outlets. This home shows the
Airtight Drywall Approach.

Highly efficient heating/cooling systems. Ventilation, an essential component of
any healthy home, and whole house filtration for the allergy sufferer.

Solid wood cabinetry and hard flooring.

Energy efficient windows.

One piece shower/tub enclosures - with a unit that goes to the ceiling,
or 3/4 unit tiled up the top wall and ceiling.
Baths with windows.



Central vacuum vented outdoors; exhaust fan in garage.