The college was established in 1999 by Nicole Bijlsma to educate the public about the health hazards in the built environment. Her interest in environmental health began when she noticed a strong connection between many of her patients with asthma, allergies and chronic fatiguing illnesses with hazards like mould, pesticides and electromagnetic fields in their home. However it wasnt until she moved into her home in Warrandyte and experienced insomnia and ten miscarriages which she believed occurred because of sleeping in a high AC magnetic field from the meter panel, sleeping above geopathic stress and exposure to elevated traffic-related air pollutants, that she experienced first hand how homes could make people sick. She consequently enlisted a series of experts in electromagnetic radiation, industrial hygiene and building and construction, sacred space and feng shui, to write the course accreditation documents for Building Biology and Feng Shui which were nationally accredited in 2005. For more detail about Nicole's journey,  Read More



What is Building Biology?

You may not see or smell them, but the effects of environmental pollutants in a home can have devastating consequences on the health of the occupants. “Today, I put on my detective’s hat and interview the sick and pale-looking family before conducting a thorough inspection of the site. Beneath the master bedroom is a row of meter panels that service the multistorey apartment building, which may explain the insomnia the couple have experienced since moving there. The daughter’s room has visible mould above the skirting board near the bedside table, which I later confirm to be rising damp from a recent plumbing leak, and her carpets are stained with pet urine thanks to a previous tenant who had five indoor cats. No wonder her asthma is worse!

Read the full article here: What is Building Biology? Wellbeing Magazine May 2016

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