There may be many factors, but according to a new report, Full Disclosure Required: A Strategy to Prevent Asthma Through Building Product Selection , by Healthy Building Network
(HBN), some building materials introduce asthma-causing chemicals into indoor environments.
These global influencers have modeled their red Lists on those developed by organizations such as the Living Building Challenge and the Healthy Building Network
While this designation tells something about the product's toxic profile, the Green Label Plus only covers a portion of indoor air-quality concerns" says Tom Lent, technical policy coordinator at the Healthy Building Network
CPSC is also considering a petition by the Environmental Working Group and the Healthy Building Network
to ban CCA-treated wood (5) in playground equipment.
Also last year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the Healthy Building Network
, both consumer advocacy groups, produced a report on the risks to children from CCA-treated playground equipment.
As part of its campaign to have the arsenic removed from pressure-treated wood, the Healthy Building Network
(HBN) produced a full-page advertisement, also in conjunction with Fenton Communications.
The HPD Open "Standard Working Group" was convened in July 2011 by the Materials Research Collaborative, a joint initiative of Healthy Building Network
and BuildingGreen, Inc.
1, meets CA 01350, and sets up products to achieve the highest possible PHAROS score under the Healthy Building Network
CPSC is considering a petition by the Environmental Working Group and the Healthy Building Network
to ban CCA-treated wood in playground equipment.
The campaign is partnering with the Healthy Building Network
to motivate consumers and manufacturers to switch to safer materials.
On 23 May 2001, the public interest groups Healthy Building Network
and Environmental Working Group petitioned the CPSC to ban arsenic-treated wood in playground equipment and to review its safety in other consumer items.
Healthy Building Network
, Institute for Trade and Agricultural Policy, and the Institute for Local Self Reliance, among others.