Radon gas control / Guides

Radon Mitigation - Installing a radon evacuation stack in a slab floor
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...radon gas extractor fan fitted, depending on the levels of Radon in your home . Radon (Rn) is a natural gas resulting from the decay of uranium, present every...

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...Radon Gas from Well Water, also be sure to find out How to control radon gas in homes , Removing Radon gas from Crawlspaces & Basements , and about how to prote...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...Radon-resistant construction: Homes in high-risk radon gas areas must have protection against radon infiltration. The project manager has the option to instal...

Step by step guide for slab-on-grade home construction
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade construction: the ecoHOME A to Z Slab building guide

...RADON GAS EVACUATION with a slab on grade foundation: Radon is a naturally-occurring radioactive gas that is produced when uranium that is present in the eart...

Smart homes: Remotely control and monitor your energy consumption
Efficient home design

Smart homes: efficiency, comfort & convenience at our fingertips

...radon gas alerts, smoke, problems in systems or heaters, etc. Three types of smart thermostats we like: 1. Nest: With simple inputs based on your comfort ...

The LEED rating system
LEED Homes

The LEED rating system

...radon gas, mold, pet dander, and dust. These can cause a variety of adverse health effects including allergies, asthma and respiratory illnesses. LEED rewards...

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

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...Radon Mitigation , this will also act as a radon gas barrier to protect indoor air quality, and it will satisfy building inspectors who are not accustomed to se...

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

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

...Radon Mitigation , this will also act as a radon gas barrier to protect indoor air quality, and it will satisfy building inspectors who are not accustomed to se...

Exterior damp proofing and drainage mat to protect basements from wate
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...control layer below grade. It is most important to not include a polyethylene vapour barrier or other vapour impermeable materials that prevent walls from dryin...

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