Category Archives: Healthy Homes


What window would an expert on green building choose? At AVI, besides priding ourselves on the fact that our Buckhead showroom was the first commercial space to be certified green by EarthCraft, we also supply Marvin’s energy efficient windows and … Continue reading


The beginning of the year launches plans for home improvement projects. While you’re still in the early stages anticipating unknowns, here’s a helpful list of five hazardous substances to keep an eye out for from Marvin Windows and Doors’ blog, mLuxe. … Continue reading

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For decades, Americans have known about the effects of lead based paints, but there was a collective perception that this danger just lurked in old urban apartment buildings. In truth lead based paint was used in more than 38 million … Continue reading

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Many homes built before 1978 were painted with lead-based paint, a hazardous material that’s especially harmful to children. During remodeling and home renovations, lead dust can be release into your home, and the Environmental Protection Agency urges you to use … Continue reading