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How healthy is your home? The idea of a healthy home seems so simple but what does it really mean? Let's talk about how to make healthy homes in Chicago, Illinois 60614 · http://healthyhomeschicago.com
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Green Grows Up: The Many Faces of Today's LEED Homes

Green Grows Up: The Many Faces of Today's LEED Homes | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it

What does a LEED certified home look like architecturally? And how does it compare with what a sustainable house should look like? 

A LEED certified home, as you’re about to see from the photos in this article, can pretty much look like anything you want. The strength (and weakness) of the LEED for Homes rating system is that it attempts to reconcile sustainable building objectives with the current reality of the green building market and the range of options that are realistically available to the majority of people...


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Healthy Homes

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The Alliance for a Healthier Generation works to address one of the nation's leading public health threats—childhood obesity.
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It is not only about the homes but about how we live in our healthy homes that makes us completely healthy
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Working hard towards a future of healthy, safe, sustainable and efficiently improved homes in Chicago and the North Shore.

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We officially launched our Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative yesterday in Chicago and worldwide! Join our mission and awareness campaign today. 

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'Active' House Blends Old and New Energy Efficiency Methods

'Active' House Blends Old and New Energy Efficiency Methods | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it
"Active" construction blends energy efficiency, healthy indoor air, and designs that make the most of sun, shade, and breezes.
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Four Healthy Homes Lifestyle Categories to Consider When Going Green

Four Healthy Homes Lifestyle Categories to Consider When Going Green | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it
I have started to organized my thoughts on how to start going towards a fully healthy lifestyle by breaking down my healthy home choices into four separate categories which should be considered whe...
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How Energy Efficient Homes are paving the way for the future

How Energy Efficient Homes are paving the way for the future | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it

At that time, the value of distinct genuine estate properties had been decreased by an common of $ 10,000 and the housing industry was crashing. In simple ...

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A Sustainable Community - Constructech

The HinduA Sustainable CommunityConstructechGreen building is growing at a rapid pace. Rather than one-off, high-tech, sustainable buildings, many governments have something a bit larger in mind—sustainable city centers.
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Daniel Burnham said (amongst other wise things) "Make no small plans". Take heed Chicago and global friends. Think sustainable at the neighborhood scale and city center scale.

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In India, A “Universal Town” Has Become A Green Building Lab ...

In India, A “Universal Town” Has Become A Green Building Lab ... | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it

In southern India, a community founded with a spiritual purpose has become a bit of a test bed for green building.

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Control your smart appliances from the palm of your hand

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Homeowners in the Chicago area will be among the first to get their hands on Whirlpool's mysmartappliances app to control the new line of smart appliances.
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Chicago welcomes this smart technology! This is a glimpse of the future of home systems.

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CDC - Healthy Homes | Health Topics | Indoor Air Quality

CDC - Healthy Homes | Health Topics | Indoor Air Quality | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it
Good Health Begins at Home — Learn what you can do to help yourself and your family to have better health at home.
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The Asplund family

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For the Asplund family that lives in Stockholm, Scandinavian design is something more than just a superb way of arranging their living environment.
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Clean simple bright clean and healthy all go hand in hand.

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Infographic: 29 Ways To Be Creative

Infographic: 29 Ways To Be Creative | Healthy Homes Chicago Initiative | Scoop.it

Creativity is defined as the ability to create, but sometimes, we seem to lose that ability all of a sudden. 

Luckily, Jordan-based art director Islam Abudaoud has created a useful infographic that teaches us ways to stay creative. 

Titled ‘29 Ways To Stay Creative’, the infographic illustrates the “creative process and methods to keep a person moving forward and motivated to keep doing more”. 

For more information, check out the infographic at designtaxi.com...


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Be open. Break the rules. And one of my least listed to rules...Don't make it perfect.

 

So many times I want to hold until I make the release perfect but I am learning to release the beta wait, listen, adjust and re-release if it makes sense. If not learn from it and move on.

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EVERYone can be creative. 

Robin Martin's curator insight, April 28, 2013 5:22 PM

Love this inforgraphic! Very "creative!!"

Julien CHARLES's comment, May 16, 2013 4:40 AM
Really interesting and inspiring - Thx a lot.
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Industry Leaders Comment on Release of Sustainable Energy in America 2013 ... - Green Building Elements

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Build Green to Save Green: The Lure of LEED in Senior Housing - Senior Housing News

Build Green to Save Green: The Lure of LEED in Senior HousingSenior Housing NewsThe healthy building trend can be seen almost anywhere nowadays.
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Building senior housing with healthy sustainable concepts and a look at why.

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LivingHomes - Modern Modular Prefab Homes

LivingHomes is a leader among prefab green modular homes builder. Our homes combine world class architecture with an unparalleled commitment to healthy and sustainable construction.

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If you have any interest in prefab you have to visit this site. Amazing quality and success in LA. 

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