Non-toxic building materials / Discussions

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

...non-toxic cabinetry materials for shelving, we recently did a lot of interior finishing on our new Demonstration house in Wakefield QC with a formaldehyde-free ...

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

Are there non-toxic quartz kitchen counters?

...building e.g. chalking, paint, glue, etc. . We have picked our quartz countertop and need to know if it can be installed using materials which are low voc and n...

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

What is the best non toxic insulation for a house?

...building on an island in Florida and the house is 12 feet off the ground. What materials can we use to insulate the ceilings and air spaces? Additionally, what ...

Posted by Jude Smith Sept. 10, 2021, 10:12 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?

...non-toxic building materials will help protect your indoor air quality , but most basements are built wrong unfortunately and end up rotten and moldy sometimes ...

Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Is there a safe MDF? formaldehyde & anti-fungicide free, etc? Or a green sealant?

...building materials , there are non-structural boards that could be ripped into strips for trim if that is what you were looking for the MDF for.

Posted by Elize St Charles May 23, 2020, 10:52 p.m. Wood and organic materials 1 Responses

What is the best material to build kitchen cabinets with?

...Non-toxic Homes That page will give you a bit of a pros and cons list of different building materials you can choose from. What material is best for a Non-tox...

Posted by Rebecca Lisle Naugher Sept. 19, 2021, 2:28 p.m. Kitchens 5 Responses

Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?

...non-toxic homes Teams taking the Living Building Challenge often need solid wood cabinetry because formaldehyde is on the Red List of materials , which includ...

Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 Responses

Can you put hemp insulation in an attic?

...non-toxic insulation material that will protect the air quality in your home. We will have an order page coming soon, but for the moment you can drop us an emai...

Posted by Pamella Weatherly-Phillips Aug. 16, 2019, 11:49 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...materials carefully – natural insulation materials and non-toxic building materials protect indoor air quality , and will usually pollute less during manufactur...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 5 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...Non-toxic natural building materials like hemp are a great way to safeguard your indoor air quality if you have respiratory issues or chemical sensitivities . W...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses

Should I build a basement or slab on grade?

...building on a slab. Hey Matthew, Where are you building, and how big? Geothermal is a costly but noble undertaking as it extracts heat from the ground, and unle...

Posted by robert baker March 27, 2020, 6:54 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 9 Responses