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Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

...air requires significantly more energy than heating dry air. To further protect the air quality in your home, choose formaldehyde free cabinetry materials , a...

Real estate

Real estate

...air quality does it smell fresh, stale, or like chemicals or tobacco smoke? Good quality windows - look for water damage around the interior, signs of air lea...

Green cleaning products
Healthy indoor air quality

6 easy steps to detoxify your home

...air. Fresh air often has no scent at all. If scented air is a must at your house, try essential oil diffusers or make your own air spray with a 10 - 20 drops of...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...air quality. Simply due to the rate of air leakage in most buildings, it would be difficult for anything short of an airtight house and a virtual jungle of plan...

The LEED Platinum Beachaus II from Inhaus Development Ltd.
LEED Homes

LEED Platinum Home in British Columbia

...air quality and natural lighting are cornerstones of both sustainable housing and good quality of life. Automated home systems like those found in both Beacha...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

...Quality heating equimpment and affordability in operation Exterior durability - building enclosures and water management Interior air quality Interior dur...

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Healthy indoor air quality

Keep vinyl out of your home (albums excluded of course)

...airs There are a lot of toxic materials in homes and they have a cumulative effect on indoor air quality . We aren't advocating stripping every home to the ...

Condensation on windows leads to mold & mildew in homes, ERV & HRV systems help
Ventilation

Ventilation & air exchangers

...homes. Modern day airtight homes need mechanical assistance to stop moisture damage and protect indoor air quality, especially true in basements where ventilati...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...air tightness quality, and environmental responsibility in home construction. The Midori Uchi will be a show home for showcasing green home design for approxima...

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 ...

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