Jul 24, 2023
There is a growing demand from homeowners for contractors, home builders, and home improvement products that are green and healthy. The increased awareness of toxic chemicals in building supplies, furniture, paints, and so many aspects of our homes has forced building supply manufacturers to rethink the materials they use and their approach toward both new builds and remodeling. In today’s episode, Tee had the privilege of speaking to an expert in this revolution of healthier non-toxic building materials Andrew Pace.
Andrew is a Healthy Home Concierge and Founder of The Green Design Center, a leading resource for homeowners and contractors looking to source products that are healthy and green and receive expert consulting advice on designing and building healthy green homes. Andrew is the host of the weekly Non-Toxic Environments Podcast. He is a worldwide expert on green and healthy building products and services for customers and contractors from around the globe. As founder of the oldest healthy building supply company in the United States, Andrew has become one of the single most helpful and educational experts dealing with the day-to-day concerns of those individuals who suffer from allergies, asthma, and chemical sensitivities.
In this episode, Andrew and Tee discuss some of the most important factors that homeowners need to consider when looking to remodel their home or purchase a new home. Andrew points out the major points of toxicity in most homes while offering up his advice on everything from alternative paints to non-toxic building materials that will both reduce your risk of exposure and improve your quality of life. This is a must-listen episode for anyone who is looking to remodel or even make some simple improvements to their home, apartment, or condo. Concerns for health, environmental impact, and sustainability are Andrew’s specialty and he is determined to find the right product for your project.
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