Home air quality / Guides

Correct window installation details
Windows and doors

How to install windows

...quality windows on all sides of your home will mean reduced heat loss over a poorer quality window, and with the right windows on the south side you can gain mo...

How to Choose between an HRV and ERV system
HRV and ERV

Choosing between an HRV and an ERV

...air is performed in a single area of the home, the lung of your home, your HRV ventilator core. Note that outgoing stale air and incoming fresh air never mix ...

Vinyl record album
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 ...

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...

LEED Platinum prefabricated home Kit
LEED Homes

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

...Home Sustainable Green Building Guides LEED Platinum prefab kit home © Roman Szumski LEED Platinum prefab kit home © Rom...

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...homes , Removing Radon gas from Crawlspaces & Basements , and about how to protect the air quality of your home , all in the Green Building Guide Pages at Ecoho...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...home for a healthy interior air quality, we also need to maintain that quality by bringing in and conditioning the interior air in homes in an energy efficient ...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...home air quality is suspected to be one of the main causes. Renovations are a part of life that are sometimes very much necessary, sometimes just very much de...

Why build LEED?
LEED Homes

Why build LEED?

...homes or not. Homebuyers are increasingly asking about health issues and operational costs when making home purchases. LEED Certified homes have a higher leve...

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video
HRV and ERV

Lunos ductless air exchanger

...air-sealed high performance home, bringing in fresh air and removing moisture. An HRV uses the heat in stale exhaust air to warm incoming fresh air. Until now, ...

Blower Door Tests - What's the Cost & Who Does Them?
Air and vapour barriers

What is a blower door test? What's the cost? How do you find a company to do one?

...air in the home. Standard new home construction in North America seems to return an average air leakage rate of about 3 air changes per hour. Some building rati...

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