Our Homes; How to Make Them Healthy for Breathing and Living In. Plain Facts to Prevent the High Cost of Unnecessary Sickness

Our Homes; How to Make Them Healthy for Breathing and Living In. Plain Facts to Prevent the High Cost of Unnecessary Sickness

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...patients, their friends and humanity, that they state their case to the citizens of that city and seek financial assistance for such plans. When such a worthy object is laid before the people, I feel safe in stating that such would receive hearty support. We are not an ungrateful people. As there are some who have "ventilating engineer" written on their stationary and sign boards, who have not the necessary qualifications for designing equipment for such Institutions, my advice is to engage the services of some well known firm who makes a specialty of such work, and who can refer to similar work installed by them, or to engage only those holding a certificate or diploma from a Domestic Engineering College or 'Institute. The great trouble._ I have found in my travels, is that very many hold their own views as to what is right in ventilation. As it is just as an exact science as any other branch of enginering, those who have not studied the subject technically or worked at the business practically, should not offer an opinion. Such has caused untold harm to the science for very many years, and caused to remain in doubt as to what is right and what is wrong. When we consider that there are hundreds of thousands of children attending Sunday Schools of our cities, singing praises to God in very often a polluted atmosphere caused by the exhalations from other children, it causes one to think that either the church authorities are negligent in their duties to the parents of those children or are woefully deficient in rudamentary laws of hygiene. As a matter of fact, the writer has on several occasions entered such class rooms in the execution of his duties just after a class has been dismised and had to open the windows, cold or...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236804066
  • 9781236804068