Remodeling for Health

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The goal when making repairs to homes is to improve the living conditions for those who live there. But, if not done correctly, some remodeling activities can cause health problems. Research continues to show the links between our homes and our health. Learn the eight principles of healthy homes along with how to avoid remodeling mistakes that can harm those you serve.

This recorded webinar is by Dr. Martha Keel. She works in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Tennessee's Department of Public Health. As the Environmental Health and Housing Specialist with UT Extension, her programs range from healthy housing to energy efficiency. The UT Extension was an early training partner for the National Center for Healthy Housing and has trained people from 14 states. Grant activity has exceeded $4 million. Dr. Keel's programs have been implemented in all 95 counties throughout the state of Tennessee.