Happy Healthy Homes – What Does That Mean? There’s a lot to explore when we talk about a healthy home, or as some would call it – a “low-tox” home. In this podcast episode, we explore how and why you would create such a home, share our top 7 tips to consider and areas to look out for in an existing home.
WELCOME TO SEASON 3 | EPISODE 29
A HAPPY HEALTHY HOME – WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
THERE’S LOTS THINGS THAT COME TO MIND, BUT LET’S ACTUALLY BREAK IT DOWN
DO YOU KNOW WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT?
We all have different values which shape what we prioritise when it comes to the health of our families and the environment. Are you looking to pursue certification for an off grid passive home made with 100% recycled materials? Or are you adding an extension and happy to be guided by the building code? What does a happy, healthy home look like for you?
IN THIS PODCAST WE TALKING ABOUT A HAPPY HEALTHY HOME
In this episode, we chat about some of the things to consider when building and renovating to get the outcome that’s important to you. We talk about energy efficiency, water efficiency and the three R’s, reduce, recycle and reuse.
When it comes to toxins, there are a few key conditions you want to know about, including lead paint, asbestos, rising damp and mould so we go into a bit of detail about these and how to factor these considerations into your project.
If you’re extending and renovating, building new or still thinking about it, we hope this is a great guide to help you get the home you want and make it a healthy, happy one too.
LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK & WHAT ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO LISTEN TO!
We’re also written a great blog on the topic which you can find on our website. See the link in the section below.
LOVE the house above – we do to! It’s the South House from our #BuildHer8 Rathmines Project. There’s also a gorgeous North House too and you can find out more about this amazing development here
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LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Happy Healthy Homes Blog
- Want to find out more? Read our recent blog on our website here
- Buy our new book BuildHer here
- Check out our resources page here and book your free 20min consult here
- BuildHer Collective on Instagram
- Build Like A BuildHer Program – Learn How to Build Your Dream Home the Right Way!
- The DevelopHers Masterclass Program – Women Building for Profit!
- Facebook Communities
We have several Facebook Groups at BuildHer Collective.
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Anyone is more than welcome to join our Women who Design, Decorate, Renovate & Build group. You will note that it’s a closed group. Just ask to join and if you’re into building and renovating.
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