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April 29, 2021

Indoor air quality (IAQ) has always been important, and with the COVID-19 virus continuing to spread, it’s more crucial now than ever before to take your home’s indoor air quality seriously. If you’re building a new home this spring, you’re in a great position to create a healthy indoor environment for you and your family, and the custom home builders at Addison Homes are here to help. 

All Addison homes have superior indoor air quality and are built with careful consideration for carbon monoxide, moisture intrusion, mold growth, and radon, so you can rest assured that you’re getting a truly healthy home when you build with Addison. 

The Dangers of Poor Indoor Air Quality 

Indoor air quality can be negatively affected by a number of factors, including excess moisture, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), smoke, dust, pet dander, and much more. Indoor air pollutants can cause symptoms like: 

  • Headaches 

  • Fatigue 

  • Eye irritation 

  • Congestion 

  • Coughing 

  • Sneezing 

Poor indoor air quality can also make existing respiratory conditions like asthma and COPD much worse. And certain indoor air pollutants, like carbon monoxide and radon, pose a serious health risk to anyone who is exposed to them. 

Addison Homes Builds Healthy HighPerformance Homes That Protect Your IAQ

At Addison Homes, we pride ourselves on being a healthy home builder. We go above and beyond code requirements to build homes that meet the EPA’s Indoor airPLUS standards. Indoor airPLUS homes are designed to protect your family’s health by minimizing exposure to harmful airborne contaminants, including carbon monoxide and mold. 

So how do we do it? We build with moisture-resistant materials and advanced drainage systems to keep unwanted moisture out of our home and prevent the risk of mold growth. We also use radon-resistant construction techniques, properly vent all combustion appliances, and install carbon monoxide alarms in all sleeping areas to improve IAQ and keep your family safe. 

But health is only half of the equation when it comes to our Healthy HighPerformance Homes. Energy efficiency is also an important consideration, and we do everything we can to maximize your new home’s efficiency. We build to DOE Zero Energy Ready Home and ENERGY STAR standards, and our homes are designed to optimize comfort and keep your energy bills low.  

Want to Build a Healthy Home in SC? 

Addison Homes is not your average model home builder. We build to the highest standards using premium materials and expert craftsmanship to give you a home that’s not only beautiful but also safe, healthy, comfortable, durable, and energy efficient. 

To learn more about our healthy, energy-efficient houses and to see our zero energy house plans, reach out to the Addison Homes team today. We’re proud to be the high-performance home builder trusted throughout the Seneca, Greer, Clemson, Easley, and Greenville areas. 

Make indoor air quality a priority. Start building with Addison Homes today. Call  864-848-2667 or contact us here to learn more. 

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