indoor air quality / Guides

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video
HRV and ERV

Lunos ductless air exchanger

...air returns. Its contribution to air quality: By having the proper amount of units well placed within a home, you can ensure the optimal indoor air-change rat...

Vinyl record album
Healthy indoor air quality

Keep vinyl out of your home (albums excluded of course)

...airs There are a lot of toxic materials in homes and they have a cumulative effect on indoor air quality . We aren't advocating stripping every home to the ...

Built to ENDURE: the Net Zero Heat Kenogami House
Efficient home design

The Kenogami House: designed to ENDURE

...indoors, so it only makes sense that we work to ensure healthy indoor air quality. Many building materials contain chemicals that are extremely harmful when inh...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...indoor air quality and ventilation Both the EPA & Health Canada recommend healthy Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for the short and long-term health of homeowners an...

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips
Kitchens

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

...indoor air quality . © Ecohome Melamine, typically on particle board, can be high in VOCs and formaldehyde . And even though it's a common kitchen a...

Top Tips for Getting a House Ready for Winter
Wall assemblies - renovation

Winter preparation for your home - are you ready for the cold?

...indoor humidity a bigger concern. Warm moist indoor air will condense on any cold surface it can find, as well as find any path to the outside, and it will de...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...air quality as these chemicals off gas into the air in your home. Choosing natural building materials without chemicals and VOCs will lead to safer indoor air q...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...indoor air tightness quality, and environmental responsibility in home construction. The Midori Uchi will be a show home for showcasing green home design for ap...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...indoor air quality and ventilation Both the EPA & Health Canada recommend healthy Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for the short and long-term health of homeowners an...

The importance of Cleaning HRV intakes
HRV and ERV

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

...indoor air quality. To read more about the importance of Air Quality in Homes - see here , to read more about how to choose between a HRV & ERV ventilation sy...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...air-heated super-insulated radiant floor slabs , low carbon concrete and the exceptional indoor air quality that comes from choosing and using the highest quali...