Health effects of radon gas / Guides

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

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...health effects of radon gas? Exposure to high levels of radon gas in air is the second greatest cause of lung cancer after smoking, estimated to account for a...

Non-toxic building materials can improve home air quality
Healthy indoor air quality

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality

...of your home . Radon gas Radon gas is a relatively unknown household danger. Of the people that have heard of it, not many realize the severity of health ef...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...radon gas, mold, pet dander, and dust. These can cause a variety of adverse health effects including allergies, asthma and respiratory illnesses. LEED rewards...

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?

...health Exposure to damp and moldy environments may cause a variety of health effects , (or none at all). Put simply, some people are sensitive to molds. For t...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Crawl spaces

Should I Build on a Slab on Grade Foundation or a Crawl Space?

...of the cost, all the durability issues and potential hassles of a basement, PLUS a sore back and bruises on your head if you try to make any functional use of i...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Foundations and Basements

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...of the cost, all the durability issues and potential hassles of a basement, PLUS a sore back and bruises on your head if you try to make any functional use of i...

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...of radon gas. Health Canada has identified exposure to radon gas as the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking, estimated to be the cause of 16% of d...

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

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...radon gas issues, so that's another of the reasons to choose a slab-on-grade instead of a basement . Active radon stack installation © Radon Wor...