Healthy indoor air quality / Guides

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...indoor air quality , and is extremely quiet inside. Quality construction is required in order to meet the high standard for a Passive House including an airtigh...

Pre-fabricated straw bale SIPS panels, an environmental choice
Wall assemblies - new construction

Modern straw bale SIPS construction: high performance, durable, affordable & interesting

...Indoor air quality is something we should spend a bit more time thinking about, and Straw Bale SIPS are big winners in that arena. Straw is a natural and non-to...

Finished basements can lead to mold and mildew
Healthy indoor air quality

Why are basements moldy? How to fix or Prevent a Moldy Basement

...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. ...

Shipping container homes, Good or Bad?
Architecture and plan design

Are shipping container houses environmentally friendly & good or bad to live in?

...healthy indoor air quality might be a problem as the walls of a shipping container are designed to be airtight. Be very careful with any products being used ins...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...healthy homes. Building healthy homes with safer indoor air quality is a trend that increases in popularity every year , and we think 2020 will offer signific...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...healthy indoor air quality Resilient design features for new home construction Find more about green home construction in the EcoHome Green Building...

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

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...air condenses, and by so eliminating mold growth. Quick Fact Check: Eliminating all mold and mold spores indoors is virtually impossible, but controlling indo...

Students at New Frontiers School Board to build LEED home to be donate
LEED Homes

Quebec carpentry students to build LEED house for Habitat for Humanity

...healthy indoor air quality , easy maintenance and comfort, all in one affordable little package. Their other big challenge is Quebec union building laws. Unli...

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
Tiny house

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...healthy indoor air quality and the use of sustainable building materials - which also means that it can be specified and supplied as Novoclimat or Zero Net Ener...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...healthy indoor air quality before I spend the rest of my life living inside a stack of old tires. • Allergic rhinitis, asthma, respiratory infections, eczema ...

Aeratron AE2 ceiling fan
Ventilation

Ceiling fans and air circulation- video

...indoor air quality From the EcoHome Green Building Guides