Healthy indoor air quality / Discussions

What are the best air-quality solutions for processing cigarette smoke?

...air purifiers, I've had difficulty finding an effective solution for managing my indoor air quality. RGF's Microcon Whole-Home HEPA filter (

Posted by Jordan Hoffman March 18, 2021, 2:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 0 Responses

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

What is safer than OSB for someone with multiple chemical sensitivities?

...indoor air quality consultant to aid me with my builder. Thank you in advance? OSB isn’t considered to be overly toxic, but it is not impossible that you are ex...

Posted by Ian Smith April 27, 2020, 1:01 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 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

Are there non-toxic quartz kitchen counters?

I have a medical condition and cannot tolerate any type of scents and mainstream products for building e.g. chalking, paint, glue, etc. . We have picked our qu...

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

Where can I find caulking and adhesives without antimicrobial (biocides) chemicals?

...air and causing respiratory issues, headaches, etc. I do not want to use them in my home. I am looking for linoleum adhesive, wood flooring adhesive, and a ...

Posted by Riki Luri Jan. 10, 2020, 9:55 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 0 Responses

Can foam boards cause a chemical reaction?

...indoor air quality in homes

Posted by Joel Clipsham Sept. 30, 2021, 7:17 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?

...indoor air quality in a home , but below are a few pages in particular that may help. If you are looking for non-toxic cabinetry materials for shelving, we re...

Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses

Are your prefab kit homes available in Central Florida?

How about hurricane, flooding and heat resistant kit homes? You can see our prefab modular kit houses available across Canada and the US here There has been ...

Posted by Johali Mathews Sept. 6, 2021, 3:40 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

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

...indoor air: Clean indoor air quality Removing dust and moisture from homes Choosing safe paints and finishes Choosing eco-friendly sustainable counter...

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

Our 20 year old Venmar air exchange machine broke

...Air exchangers (and their filters) are important not just to remove airborne particles or aerosols such as Covid droplets) to protect the quality of air for occ...

Posted by Julie Levy Sept. 3, 2021, 3:22 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

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

I am interested in passive/net zero home (prefab/modular). You can see all of our LEED and Passive House ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are...

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

Can an HRV be installed in a condo?

...air from opening windows quite difficult. Would an HRV help to filter out the odours and pollutants? Are there any specific HRVs more suitable for condos? Reg...

Posted by Eugene Tam June 29, 2020, 7:42 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

How do you lower winter indoor humidity in a home in Guelph, ON?

...indoor Relative Humidity levels of around 30-40% in general , that's a good level for the house but also good for occupants. And Guelph Ontario is actually A pr...

Posted by Gary Luck May 26, 2021, 3:01 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Is it possible to connect greenhouse with the building?

...healthy indoor air quality. We have a free video series in our building guide that covers the construction of a super efficient demonstration house from start t...

Posted by Julia Jedrys March 31, 2020, 6:47 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses

When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?

...air through the furnace chimney, does this make sense and what should I do? Hi, first a couple of questions back to you, does your furnace have an outside air i...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

I have a house to sell, I already have contract. we stayed 13 years in that home with full finished basement. In Radon test result is 7.5pCi/L . What should we...

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

How do you get rid of mold in a bathroom?

There are mold stains on the ceiling of my bathroom, spots about 1 cm in diameter each). I would like to know which non-toxic product I can use to remove them....

Posted by Sara Oct. 28, 2017, 9:50 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses