29 Oct '11, 9pm

4 Green Features Customers Want - Green Building, Energy

Jeff, I think this article has some very interesting points. Indoor air quality being a critical benefit to many buyers is interesting. I noticed that reducing VOC’s in the air by lower emission paints and materials is part of the overall air quality. One point I would like to make is that Charlotte NC uses chlorine as a disinfectant in their municipally treated water. The amount of chlorine can be found in the published water quality report which is released annually. Chlorine is measures in mg/l [milligrams per liter]. The published range is from a high of 1.34mgl, to 1.18 being the low. http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/Utilities/PublicationsandEducation/Documents/2010WaterQualityReport.pdf Your public pool water will carry levels of chlorine from the 1.5 levels of chlorine up to 2 or 3mg/l depending on local codes. Chlorine is the industries standard when it comes to ...

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