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Are air purifiers a good option for keeping my apartment air cleaner?

...Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Homes As for air purifiers, they don't always work as well as people hope. The way they operate is quite simple; air is drawn in...

Posted by Chris George Nov. 14, 2017, 10:53 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?

Good morning, I bought an older house (built 1965) in September 2018 and shortly after moving in (mid October), I was experiencing extreme joint pains. Stran...

Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses

how do I get a free quote for the EcoHabitat S 1600 for Ontario?

in southern ontario If you go onto pages of any individual models of prefab kit houses for sale and in your case the S1600 , you will see a tab to request a qu...

Posted by sheila miller July 10, 2020, 10:12 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Hello EcoHome I was wondering, do you offer your home kits to Massachusetts?

...homes. They look very modern. I have lots of questions on delivery fees and who puts it on the foundation. What stage of completion does the kit come in? Does i...

Posted by Kimberly Luce July 23, 2020, 7:26 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

Are there non-toxic quartz kitchen counters?

...Homes Engineered stone is a composite material made of crushed stone bound together by an polymer resin. Some versions use cement mix as the binder. Marble an...

Posted by Jackie kierulf June 27, 2018, 11:08 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 2 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...homes that are performed by processionals that specialize in it, which can often mean sub-slab depressurization. I would search radon mitigation, or radon remov...

Posted by Uma Parekh May 22, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?

...homes Choosing safe paints and finishes Choosing eco-friendly sustainable counter tops Healthy home cleaning products

Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best material for flooring?

...healthy, durable and beautiful floors Some of the things you want to consider of course start with aesthetics so that you will actually like your floor, other...

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:09 a.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What type of insulation should I use ?

...homes . From the concerns you list off of fire, moisture control, high R value and low VOCs I think your best bet would probably be to go with a Rockwool minera...

Posted by Dawn Wood Feb. 5, 2021, 12:02 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?

...Homes Preventing mold when you insulate your basement Marmoleum : A healthy and non-toxic green flooring product The Difference Between an HRV...

Posted by Robert J. Pierson Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

Do we have the option to build to meet the reqs. of the Living Building Challenge?

...homes , but we have yet to take the Living Building Challenge . We would be quite happy to work with you to meet those objectives, that would be a great feature...

Posted by Lydia Singh Jan. 8, 2020, 1:30 a.m. Green building certifications 4 Responses

What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...homes such as passive house , and designing a home for passive solar heat collection will keep your energy costs at a minimum and also help it stay warm in the ...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses