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Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

...homes helps keep air healthy for occupants, and helps keep home humidity down. Excess humidity in houses can cause moisture damage, but what is not often consid...

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

Choosing between an HRV and an ERV

...humidity level at a reasonable value (between 40 and 60%) at all times. In summer, the humidity transfer in an ERV reverses and the humidity in outside air is...

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

Ventilation & air exchangers

...homes, and condensation on windows was common place. This led to a build up of mould and mildew in homes. Modern day airtight homes need mechanical assistance t...

Top Tips for Getting a House Ready for Winter
Wall assemblies - renovation

Winter preparation for your home - are you ready for the cold?

...humidity and lower-quality windows. Winterizing your home: Condensation and ice on windows is a sure sign that your home needs checking over Solutions: ...

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...

Frost in attic
Roof assemblies - renovation

Why is there frost in my attic?

...Home Building guide pages to learn more about easy energy efficient home upgrades , How to prepare your home for winter , When to replace old windows and when t...

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...humidity levels. Life in the Kenogami House As homeowner and part of the Ecohome design team, Alain Hamel will continue to experiment with the latest energy...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...humidity standpoint, and even that shouldn't be an issue except with the most extravagant of installations. Relative humidity in a home should ideally be no hig...

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

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...humidity found underground - and by doing so, stop the conditions that promote mold growth . Depending on the age of your home, you may have some interior bas...

Lifestyle and environment

Resources and getting started

...home starts have achieved far superior performance while still coming in the same or lower in cost than conventionally built homes. It all comes down to desig...

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video
HRV and ERV

Lunos ductless air exchanger

...home Wall sleeve for Lunos © Ecohome These systems are a direct interface between the inside air and the outside air, installed in a sleeve that passe...

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