How to build a radon stack / Guides

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

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...as a high R value per inch, acts as an air barrier and a vapour barrier. However, it has been known to shrink after application, leaving air gaps and a lack of ...

Slab-on-grade for Ecohome's upcoming video building guide
Passive solar home design

how to build a slab-on-grade on standard soil

...acted slab on grade base © Ecohome A plate packer was used to tamp the ground in stages to ensure a solid base, as seen above. A retaining wall was built us...

Finished basements can lead to mold and mildew
Healthy indoor air quality

Why are basements moldy? How to fix or Prevent a Moldy Basement

...as a high R value per inch, acts as an air barrier and a vapour barrier. However, it has been known to shrink after application, leaving air gaps and a lack of ...

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

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...anadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists , Canadian National Radon Proficiency Program , Canadian General Standards Board and CGA Standards (Co...

Non-toxic building materials can improve home air quality
Healthy indoor air quality

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality

...at makes it a danger to humans. Health Canada estimates that radon gas is the cause of 10% of all lung cancer deaths , for a total of 2000 Canadian fatalities...

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

Ventilation & air exchangers

...ace and hard to stop . This led to a build up of mould and mildew in homes. Modern day airtight homes need mechanical assistance to stop moisture damage and pro...