Chemical sensitivity / Guides

Roxul mineral wool batt insulation in LEED Homes
Insulation and soundproofing

Choosing the right insulation: the pros, cons and applications for walls, slabs & basements

...sensitivity to moisture. Cellulose rigid foam panel insulation Cellulose rigid foam insulation is a greener choice than styrofoam UPDATE: A new en...

stove hood bathroom fan central vac
Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

Removing source contaminants and moisture from homes helps keep air healthy for occupants, and helps keep home humidity down. Excess humidity in houses can c...

Healthy indoor air quality

The impact of ambient fragrances on our health

...chemicals found in detergents, bleaches and cleaners. So how do we cope with this toxic soup? Sometimes we add more chemicals, as if that somehow cleans the air...

Fire retardants in furniture are intended to slow flames
Interior design and furnishing

Flame retardants in furnishings - an unnecessary and serious health risk

...chemicals generally used as flame retardants are part of the family of halogens; chlorine and bromine for example. When these chemicals are exposed to extreme h...

Green cleaning products
Healthy indoor air quality

6 easy steps to detoxify your home

...chemicals like chlorine bleach evaporate into the air in your home. Why not try the following non-toxic alternatives. Baking soda is an effective cleanser f...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...chemicals can cause respiratory irritations even among adults who don't suffer from such health concerns, even worse and potentially very serious for those that...