Safety & Healthfulness

Five Steps to Safer Jobsites
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Five Steps to Safer Jobsites

Third-party inspections are key to a hazard-free site, says nationally recognized... Read more

Working For a Living Can Be Hazardous to One's Health
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Working For a Living Can Be Hazardous to One's Health

MarketWatch staffer Quentin Fottrell combs through new Bureau of Labor Statistics... Read more

Laminate Flooring Group Responds to Formaldehyde Concerns
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Laminate Flooring Group Responds to Formaldehyde Concerns

Recent media coverage has reinforced the importance of product standards, says... Read more

Nest's Next Move Could Involve Smart Home Audio
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Nest's Next Move Could Involve Smart Home Audio

The smart home company could be looking to add to its utilitarian offerings with... Read more

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FAQs About Composite Wood and Indoor Air QualityFAQs About Composite Wood and Indoor Air Quality

In light of the recent Lumber Liquidators controversy, the California Air Resources Board provides answers for how to tell if your products have high VOC levels. Read more

Lumber Liquidators Sold Illegal Flooring, ‘60 Minutes’ Reports
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Lumber Liquidators Sold Illegal Flooring, ‘60 Minutes’ Reports

Bloomberg Business staffers Jack Clark and Matt Townsend reported a "60 Minutes"... Read more

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Health-Focused Strategies Can Pay Off for Builders and Developers Health-Focused Strategies Can Pay Off for Builders and Developers

Buyers often pay more for homes designed with health in mind. The Urban Land Institute offers simple ways to integrate health-promoting practices into real estate development. Read more

EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool
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EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool

The new tool will help building pros consider increasing threats of severe weather... Read more

Researcher to Study How Windows Affect Indoor Air Quality
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Researcher to Study How Windows Affect Indoor Air Quality

Ever wonder how occupant behavior can affect the homes you build? Maybe your... Read more

Massive Jersey Apartment Fire Prompts Calls for Tougher Codes
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Massive Jersey Apartment Fire Prompts Calls for Tougher Codes

Do we need national fire regulations? Fire codes are being examined after a... Read more

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