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Laura Capps

Laura facilitates the identification and qualification of new disruptive technologies and services for Efficiency Vermont's future programs. Her current projects include healthy homes, healthy buildings, and managing the research and development portfolio. Laura holds degrees in sustainable development and building construction from Appalachian State and Georgia Tech, respectively, and numerous industry certifications and awards.

By: Laura Capps

May 22nd, 2020

8 Steps to Creating a Healthy Home

Energy Savings | Investing in the Future | Lifestyle

When you think of the ideal home, it conjures images of comfort—a safe haven you can come back to at the end of each day. And yet, statistically, the home can be a dangerous place. A study by the National Center for Healthy Housing found that 35 million American homes contained at least one health or safety hazard. That’s two out of every five homes with factors contributing to illness, injury, and even death.

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