Having a home that has Toxic Mold is not a problem you want to have as it will be not only expensive to fix but can destroy your health as well. Once a home has a moisture and mold problem you probably will NOT be able to ever get rid of it. The goal behind building a home that is designed with mold-free construction is to be able to build a home that is mold and moisture-free before you even move in.
If you or someone you know is thinking about building a mold-free home, I highly recommend the online course "Building A Safe Home", from Avoiding Mold. In this course you'll learn how to Plan & Build A Mold-Safe Home for the Long Term: For Homeowners & Building Pros
This course covers the step by step process of planning to build a mold and moisture safe home, as we cover the site planning stages, to the building design, to hiring contractors and more.
Learn the due diligence involved in Building A Safe Home, to avoid moisture damage and avoid future exposure to mold.
MOLD-FREE Construction, by Douglas Hoffman
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Mold-Free Model Home PATH-sponsored house showcases mold-prevention processes and products.
This month, the first-ever show house for mold prevention opened its doors in Chesterfield, N.H.
The house was developed by Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) Partners, a group of manufacturers, builders, organizations, and individuals that support the work of PATH, a research group under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that identifies and tests innovative processes, materials, and technology for the housing industry. The 3,000-square-foot, two-story lakefront home will serve as a living laboratory to study a new mold-prevention protocol that includes the use of mold-resistant building materials, such as paperless drywall and non-organic insulation, and an inspection process that runs from design through occupancy. You can see the entire article HERE and the home.
All of their green building materials meet the following criteria: