Radon / Guides

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

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...radon gas in the area. Testing Radon in Homes in Canada - Order Online Here or for Testing Radon in Homes in the US, Order Online Here Is there radon ...

Preventing radon gas in homes starts with testing for radon - the only sure way
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Radon Gas Awareness - Up to 10% of North American homes tested have unsafe radon levels

...Radon Tester for Canadians Testing Radon in Homes in Canada - Order Online Here Below are links to help you have your air tested for radon gas concentrati...

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

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...radon gas levels in a home - I should know, my house was tested to have high radon levels, and after radon mitigation was installed and we re-tested for radon, ...

Radon and vapour barrier below slab on grade floor
Healthy indoor air quality

Vapour / radon barriers below slab floors

...radon ingress, we can't stress enough how important it is to test for radon, or better still to continually monitor for high radon levels. It's so important for...

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...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Foundations and Basements

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...radon gas from basements here and about insulated Slab-on-Grade Foundation Form Systems in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable Buildings here ...

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Crawl spaces

Should I Build on a Slab on Grade Foundation or a Crawl Space?

...radon gas from basements here and about insulated Slab-on-Grade Foundation Form Systems in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable Buildings here ...

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

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

The most common practices currently employed for finishing basement interiors as living space rarely account for the impacts that come with the added moisture ...

The importance of Cleaning HRV intakes
HRV and ERV

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

...radon gas showed up on my radar. I recently had my air tested and discovered that the radon levels in the basement were significantly higher than Health Canada’...

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 levels when radon concentrations exceed 200 Bq/m3. Being exposed to high concentrations of radon for long periods of time can put you at risk for lung can...

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...