Healthy indoor air quality / Guides

How to Insulate Exterior Walls from the Outside US Canada Ecohome
Walls and Roofs

The easiest way to insulate walls from the exterior in older homes

...indoor air quality. See our page on choosing the right building insulation for the right application Once you determine the approximate amount of insulation...

Aeratron AE2 ceiling fan
Ventilation

Ceiling fans and air circulation- video

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

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 ...

Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
Foundation choices

Choosing between a slab-on-grade or a foundation and basement

...indoor air as so many finshed flooring products do, not to mention moldy basements. So those are the “pros”, and I would be remiss if I didn’t share the “cons...

stove hood bathroom fan central vac
Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

...air quality in your home, choose formaldehyde free cabinetry materials , and healthy, eco-friendly countertops , healthy zero-vox paints . Read more in the Ecoh...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Crawl spaces

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...air heating, it does not blow dust around your home. So it offers an advantage for cleaner indoor-air quality than a crawl space foundation. A polished concre...

Wildfire Smoke & How to Keep it Outside Homes
Healthy indoor air quality

How to keep wildfire smoke out of Green Homes with mechanical ventilation systems?

...airtight envelope, since it allows better control over indoor air quality . Airtightness also improves energy efficiency; indoor air leaks waste cooling power d...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...indoor air quality by Choosing non-toxic paint , Choosing non-toxic floor finishes to protect indoor air quality , and the Difference Between an HRV and an ERV ...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...healthy product. "In our natural wood finishes we use a mixture of cold-pressed linseed oil and natural resins, such as damar, beeswax and carnauba, instead o...

DIY air exchanger installation video
HRV and ERV

DIY Lunos HRV air exchanger installation video

...airs blowing in opposite directions to maintain air pressure, and reversing directions every 90 seconds or so, which is how they absorb and release heat. The ...

Dirrtt Environmental Solutions, Green Wall
Lifestyle and environment

Green Business Certification Inc. and Canada Green Building Council Join Together to Advance the WELL Building Standard

...healthy building movement by bringing health and wellness into Canada’s indoor environments through the WELL Building Standard,” said IWBI Founder Paul Scialla....