Controlling radon gas / Guides

Better Basement Design on basement walls prevents mold and midlew
Healthy indoor air quality

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...Radon Mitigation , this will also act as a radon gas barrier to protect indoor air quality, and it will satisfy building inspectors who are not accustomed to seeing a wall without a vapour barrier and may not allow you to continue. Radon gas prevention and remedial insulation in basements © Ecohome Note: the ab...

Smart homes: Remotely control and monitor your energy consumption
Efficient home design

Smart homes: efficiency, comfort & convenience at our fingertips

...radon gas alerts, smoke, problems in systems or heaters, etc. Three types of smart thermostats we like: 1. Nest: With simple inputs based on your comfort habits, this smart thermostat learns from your behaviour and automatically adapts and programs itself in a few days. It only takes a very short time for it to l...

Radon Mitigation - Installing a radon evacuation stack in a slab floor
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...radon gas as a matter of course, but especially if you've ever heard of any reports of there being radon gas in the area. Testing Radon in Homes in Canada - Order Online Here or for Testing Radon in Homes in the US, Order Online Here Is there radon gas in water? Yes, unfortunately radon is water-soluble and...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...gas heaters, stovetops & ovens – When natural gas or propane and butane burns it releases water vapor and potentially carbon monoxide. None of these are good in homes or our lungs or bloodstreams, so either choose a different heat source where possible, like a nice wood burning stove , or if not then ventilate to get t...

Crawlspace radon barrier installation for radon mitigation
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...radon gas levels in a home - I should know, my house was tested to have high radon levels, and after radon mitigation was installed and we re-tested for radon, I now know we can live safely - so radon mitigation works! First step, find out if you have a radon gas problem by having the air in your home tested. A radon...

The importance of Cleaning HRV intakes
HRV and ERV

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

...radon level. We also installed a Radostat , which is a continuous radon monitor that activates the HRV system when levels hit 150 Bq /m3, which is 50 lower than Health Canada’s current radon guideline of 200 Bq /m3. With the help of Radon Environmental , Air Solutions and SAF Combustion , we have been monitoring the ...