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Posted on Nov 5, 2019 in Word of the Week

The First of Three HBN Webinars Kicks-Off Next Week, Offering Practical Advice On Healthier Materials Selections for Your Next Project

You make all the difference in making healthier and affordable housing more accessible! Get the knowledge you need for healthier materials selections in these three webinar offerings. Choose one or all three webinar topics, where you’ll learn the importance of healthier building materials selection, and get actionable steps for choosing...

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Posted on Oct 18, 2019 in General

What’s New at HomeFree? Resources to Help You Select Healthier Insulation.

HBN is keeping pace with changes in insulation product offerings with updates to our insulation hazard spectrum. We're also supporting our users by providing on-demand educational materials to match. HBN’s latest course released on our HomeFree Campus is Selecting Healthier Insulation with HomeFree.

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Posted on Aug 27, 2019 in General

Looking to Strengthen the Equity Conversation? How About Including Building Materials!

Wondering what makes building materials a public health issue? The word equity plays a big role! Equity and buildings seem worlds apart, but Healthy Building Network is changing that paradigm through research, education, and our HomeFree initiative. 

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Posted on Jul 31, 2019 in General

Take the Transparency Pledge, Lead the Way to Better Health

Building owners and designers in the affordable housing sector are leading the way to healthier products by taking a pledge to prefer products with full and public ingredient disclosures. HBN’s HomeFree Champions have co-designed both a process and tools to make it easier to achieve transparency. Join these leaders by...

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