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What is the value of a Healthy Home?

What is the value of a Healthy Home?

Federal Agencies Working To Make Homes Healthier
On February 4, 2013, HUD, with the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the White
House Council on Environmental Quality unveiled Advancing Healthy Housing – A
Strategy for Action.

The goal is to reduce residential health and safety hazards with 5 goals and priority actions.

1 & 2. Basic concept of a healthy home, eight concepts including dry, clean, pest free, safe, contaminant free, well ventilated, and well maintained and thermally controlled.

3. Training and development.

4. Educate the public.

5. Support research.

New website with online tools to assist public

ProBest Pest Management Gold member of the EPA’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program

ProBest Pest Management has GREEN options available. is the world’s largest online directory of green, eco-friendly, and holistic goods and services, non-profit organizations and eco-events, serving consumers since 1998.



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Protect Your Family.
Preserve the Planet.
Eco-Effective Pest Control.

As individuals across the world make great strides to preserve our planet and increase consumer awareness for environmentally responsible initiatives, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is excited to offer the world’s largest and most credible green certification program for pest management professionals – GreenPro.

The GreenPro certification means that your pest management provider must comply with a multitude of qualifications to ensure that you receive a safe and effective service each time they arrive at your door.




Established in 1994, the Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) is an EPA partnership program that works with the nation’s pesticide-user community to promote Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices.

ProBest Pest Management gold ribbon   Gold membership is reserved for PESP’s outstanding environmental stewards. These members’ demonstrated commitment to pesticide risk reduction makes them models for other PESP members. Gold members may develop an IPM strategy, demonstrate significant and sustained progress in reducing pesticide risks, and independently measure the progress of their IPM implementation.

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