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'Green Homes' a scam and increase chances of developing cancer!

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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 03:02 PM
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The big fraud of green homes: they suffocate their owners with indoor air poisons!



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Home builders know buyers want "green" homes. So they leap on the easiest opportunity to make a few simple modifications to the home and then slap a green label on it. To justify this "green" label, they is seal off all the air flow between the home and the outside world, thereby creating an "air tight" home that has virtually no air leaks. Because this results in lower costs for air conditioning and heating, they call this a "green" home. And because home construction regulators are absolutely clueless about green living, this all gets the big thumbs up even though it's not green at all!


I know ... Natural News.. but there is a study that apparently backs this case here.

Apparently these 'Green homes' cause trapped toxic gasses to accumulate in the house, increasing the risk of developing cancer.



Why isn't it really green? Because when there's no air exchange with the outside world, the density of toxic chemicals in the air INSIDE the home skyrockets! Where a "leaky" home would vent out high concentrations of the toxic chemicals off-gassing from paint, carpets, glues, particle board furniture, varnishes and construction materials, a so-called "green" home traps all these toxic chemicals inside the home, greatly increasing the risk of cancer to its occupants.


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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 03:26 PM
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I would have thought that common sense alone would stop anyone from making their house anywhere close to air tight?!?!?



posted on Jun, 19 2011 @ 02:13 AM
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Because this results in lower costs for air conditioning and heating, they call this a "green" home.


The home is misidentified as a green home.
They are talking green like in dollars when in genuine "green" homes the green refers to the green of trees and the environment.
I can't think of a more hostile environment than one that poisons you and gives you cancer so technically this is far from a green home. It is also far from an accurate headline for the story but in the context of Nature Magazine where the story was run it is probably not quite as misleading.



posted on Jun, 19 2011 @ 03:21 AM
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Just open a window from time to time?



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