Mould and mildew in homes / Guides

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

Ventilation & air exchangers

...in 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 assistanc...

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

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality

...in homes is a bad sign so how to get rid of it or prevent mold in drywall? Mold and mildew in homes develops in conditions of high humidity , most often in ba...

Poly vapour barriers in air conditioned houses can cause mold and rot
Healthy indoor air quality

Why you should Never Install Air-Con in a Home with a Vapor Barrier

...in the past, drawing in endless fresh air and removing moisture. You just kept pumping in energy to replace the heat that was escaping in every direction and al...

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

Hemp building supplies

...ing and processing industrial hemp, and soon after their founding in 2014 they began to fabricate several finished products. “Sustainability is key to our mis...

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

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

...and remedial insulation in basements © Ecohome Note: the above diagram shows an ideal and complete basement renovation beginning with breaking and removing ...

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

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...and by so eliminating mold growth. Quick Fact Check: Eliminating all mold and mold spores indoors is virtually impossible, but controlling indoor moisture and...

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