Potential Health Impacts from Photovoltaics

Solar Panels on Home jpgIBE Board Member and EcoNest Architecture founder Paula Baker-Laporte has just authored an article on the possible health impacts of photovoltaics for Mother Earth News.

She begins by asking if “photovoltaic installations have negative health impacts?”

I am often asked this question by people who want to practice sound ecological citizenry and who also care about the health of their family.

Effects from Electrical Frequencies Detected

While the negative impact of some common chemicals is at last widely recognized and popular green certifications now reward or demand reduction of chemicals, there is very little discussion about the harmful effects of man-made electrical frequencies or measures that can be taken to reduce exposure.

The jury is still out in the world of industry-sponsored and independent research, but there is a fast-growing segment of the population who feels ill from our ever-increasing use of electricity and wireless frequencies.

Read the entire article at the Mother Earth news website.

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