Reducing occupant exposure to EMFs in residential construction part 3
What is the least known yet most common type of Electromagnetic Field (EMF) in a home? Join us for part 3 of our series on reducing exposure EMFs in Residential Construction and Remodeling us as we discuss the impact of AC electric fields. This type of field extends out into a room, contracts and then extends out again 60 times a second. It can prevent us from spending much time in the deepest stage of sleep, but there is hope. Learn simple steps to provide your clients a safer, more healthy living and work environment in this course.
Instructor: Oram Miller, moderated by GreenHome Institute
Main Presenter – Oram Miller, BBEC, EMRS, Certified Building Biology® Environmental Consultant and Electromagnetic Radiation Specialist. Oram provides on-site home and office evaluation services to residents and businesses in the Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego areas of California and received his certification as a Building BiologyTM Environmental Consultant and Electromagnetic Radiation Specialist (BBEC, EMRS) from the International Institute for Bau-biologieTM and Ecology. Oram’s training included assessment and mitigation of unhealthy electric and magnetic field exposure, indoor air quality, mold, and chemical outgassing. Oram consults on the design, building and remodeling of healthy homes and offices in southern California and throughout the country. Partner at Create Healthy Homes.
CEUs: 1 credit hour
GBCI AIA(HSW) NARI Green CGP Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP) AIBD State contractor or designer license may apply.
- Know basics of how electric fields are generated and where they are found in the home in order to improve client health
- Differentiate this form of EMF from AC magnetic fields
- Know ways to inspect and assess for fields to ensure a home for the welfare of clients
- Understand the basics of mitigation strategies to reduce this type of EMF in a safe manner.
Time: 60 min.
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