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My House Is Killing Me!, second edition

A Complete Guide to a Healthier Indoor Environment

In this thoroughly revised edition of My House Is Killing Me! Jeffrey C. and Connie L. May draw on the dramatic personal stories of their clients to help readers understand the links between indoor environmental conditions and human health. Explaining how air conditioning, finished basements, and other home features affect indoor air quality, the authors offer a step-by-step approach to identifying, controlling, and even eliminating the sources of indoor pollutants and allergens. This new edition includes

• more than 60 color photographs
• expanded coverage on the dangers posed by volatile organic compounds (VOCs) produced by such common items as paint, carpet, and household cleaning products
• up-to-date information on the potential risks of installing spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation
• completely new case studies of people who improved their indoor air quality by following the authors' advice
• brand-new chapters, including " 'Trojan Horse' Allergens," "The Three Ps—Pets, Pests, and People," "Indoor Air Quality in Multi-Unit Buildings," and "Testing and Remediation."

Reading My House Is Killing Me! lets you see your house the way an expert would. Along with offering a wealth of practical advice and proven solutions for various problems, the Mays include a glossary of terms and a list of valuable resources. This book is a must for all home occupants as well as perfect for those contemplating moving to or purchasing a property.

About the Authors

Jeffrey C. May was educated as an organic chemist and holds certifications as a microbial consultant and an indoor air quality professional. He is principal scientist at May Indoor Air Investigations LLC, where he specializes in identifying the causes of mold, odor, and moisture problems in homes, schools, and offices. In 2018, he was inducted into the Indoor Air Quality Association's Hall of Fame. Connie L. May is a certified indoor air quality technician at May Indoor Air Investigations LLC. Together, they are the coauthors of Jeff May's Healthy Home Tips: A Workbook for Detecting, Diagnosing, and Eliminating Pesky Pests, Stinky Stenches, Musty Mold, and Other Aggravating Home Problems and The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health.

Endorsements

"For years, I have used the information in My House is Killing Me! to augment my own and my company's investigative techniques. In this new edition, Jeff and Connie May present scientific methods in accessible language and incorporate images for added clarity."

- Walter H. Carter, Environmental Air Quality Professionals

"This new edition of My House Is Killing Me! is even better than the first. A must-read for patients with respiratory problems and the physicians who care for them."

- Richard Stephen Irwin, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

"Jeff and Connie May's book is a rich source of information about common household situations and events that can adversely affect residents' health. The Mays give detailed firsthand descriptions and suggest helpful preventative and corrective measures, all supported by clear photographic examples. Their recommendations are a goldmine."

- Ron Fallon, Envirotech Clean Air, Inc./EnviroVantage

"It is my privilege to recommend Jeff and Connie May's new edition of My House Is Killing Me. It is incredibly informative, comprehensive, and easily digestible. It has broad appeal and is an excellent guide for the general public as well as medical practitioners. A highly valuable resource!"

- Alex Bingham, MD, Northeast Functional Medicine
Johns Hopkins University Press
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The Mold Survival Guide

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Jeff May’s Healthy Home Tips

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My Office Is Killing Me!

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My House Is Killing Me!

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Nov 2001 - Johns Hopkins University Press
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Indoor Air Pollution

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Jun 1991 - Johns Hopkins University Press
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