Radon / Guides

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

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...radon gas and stomach cancer, colon cancer and some types of blood cancer.” - David Innes, Radon Environmental Radon evacuation stacks: A radon stack can ...

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 Gas in Home s, now be sure to read about Removing Radon gas from Crawlspaces & Basements , Removing Radon Gas from Well Water , and Choosing Between The D...

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...

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 protection : Removing radon gas from well water Removing radon gas from crawlspaces & basements From the EcoHome Green Home Building Guides

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’...

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...

Insulating crawlspaces as part of home renovation
Crawl spaces

How to insulate crawlspaces properly as part of renovating an older home

...radon gas . We would recommend having your air tested for radon, and if it is above Health Canada’s recommended safe levels ( 200 Bq /m³), please see our pages ...

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...

Prefab frost-protected shallow foundation insulated form kit
Slab on Grade

Raft slabs - How to build Insulated Frost Protected shallow foundations (FPSF) on problem soils

...radon gas evacuation tubes. Note: We would strongly recommend seeking a plumber with experience in slab-on-grade construction. As all plumbing work will be ...

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