VOCs / Discussions

Which type of hot water pipe insulation is best?

I have read that heating a product will cause it to release any VOCs, do you have a preferred product for hot water pipe insulation that won’t off-gas into hom...

Posted by Cooper Dec. 11, 2017, 2:36 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

What is the best way to finish a concrete floor?

...VOCs but I also want it to be durable and not have to refinish it regularly. We would agree with not using epoxy finishes. If they are applied before the concre...

Posted by Steven P. Aug. 17, 2017, 3:04 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What type of wood can be installed on a radiant floor?

...VOCs increases the rate of off-gassing. To sum all that up, our choice for wood on top of a radiant heat source would be an FSC-certified, pre-finished engineer...

Posted by Colleen Blak Dec. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

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

We are renovating a house, and moving in fairly soon. We live in Southern California, and I want to avoid toxic materials, particularly in the bedrooms. Can't ...

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

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

...VOCs are you? To find non-toxic cabinetry materials that aren’t plywood means you will need to use solid wood , and pine has terpenes which are a natural volati...

Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 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 1 Responses