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Healthy indoor air quality

The impact of ambient fragrances on our health

...indoor air quality. Contrary to what many people believe, indoor air is often more polluted than outdoor air. How is inside air worse that outside air? The ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...air quality or have a big ecological impact. The Eco brand from Cosentino is one such sustainable counter and we like how it's look compliments The Edelweiss mi...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

LEED® Platinum prefab kit home has superior air quality and performance

...Indoor Environmental Quality: 18 of 21 available points, with monitors for data collection 2. Energy and Atmosphere: 26 of 38 available points, heated with lo...

Hemp fibreboard and Hemp insulation - the Green Building choice
Wood and organic materials

Hemp building supplies

...air quality in homes. To meet industrial safety standards, a salt-based fire-retardant treatment is used to prepare the boards, which also helps mitigate t...

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...air it will collect at the floor level, but it is easily stirred up by heating and ventilation equipment, the stack effect (air convection), and even the moveme...

Marmoleum is a non-toxic eco choice for flooring
Flooring and stairs

Marmoleum: a healthy and durable flooring option.

...airly easy to install, requires no toxic adhesives, and comes in rolls, planks, and tiles. Because the color penetrates throughout the material, colors remain b...

Radon and vapour barrier below slab on grade floor
Healthy indoor air quality

Vapour / radon barriers below slab floors

How to Install a Radon Barrier - Slab Floors WATCH MORE VIDEOS FOR SLAB ON GRADE FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTION Polyethylene barriers below slab floors serve ...

Interior solid pine door
Doors and trim

Interior finishing

...air quality and ecological impact. Cons: It isn't solid wood so there are tiny finger joints every foot or so which aren't terribly noticeable, but if you are...

DIY Natural Earth Pigment Paint, Making it at Home is Easy
Healthy indoor air quality

DIY recipe for natural healthy paint

...healthy air quality in your home . Every room in my conventional, drywalled home is painted with a natural clay paint that's easy to make, economical, and gives...

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

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...air rising , basement air will always find its way to upper floors to balance pressure as warm air escapes through leaks at the higher points of your house. I...

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

Flame retardants in furnishings - an unnecessary and serious health risk

...indoor air quality with non-toxic interior furnishings and choosing non-toxic building materials in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages at North America's gr...