Radon infiltration / Guides

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

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...infiltration over the service life of a building, along with allowing the original moisture contained in building materials to escape without causing damage. ...

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...radon . You may have next to no radon infiltration through the soil, but still have high readings in your house due to contaminated well water. Radon is a hea...

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...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

...Radon gas infiltration , so to learn how to prevent Radon gas levels being high in homes, see here - or to specifically find out how to remove Radon gas form ba...

Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
Foundation choices

Choosing between a slab-on-grade or a foundation and basement

...infiltration and it’s always best to insulate the outside of your foundation rather than the inside. By doing so, you greatly reduce your risk of interior con...

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 ...

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

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality

...Radon Gas. How radon gas enters a home © CMHC Radon enters homes through cracks in foundations, as well as from our water supply as it is aerated throug...