Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 by Tara Valley
Did you know that according to the Environmental Protection Agency, on average, we spend 90% of our entire lives indoors (whether inside buildings or in our cars)? 
Poor indoor air quality in residential or commercial buildings has long been associated with various health effects. Read More...
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Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by Tara Valley
Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas found primarily in rock and soil and produced by the breakdown of uranium.
Radon is odourless, tasteless and invisible, just like carbon monoxide.
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer (after smoking) according to Health Canada [Source]. Read More...
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Posted on Sunday, October 2, 2011 by Tara Valley
What better way to fight indoor air quality problems in the home than to build a home that fights indoor air quality?
Avalon Master Builder has finished constructing its Discovery 4 House – the company’s first-ever net-zero home. Read More...
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Posted on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by Tara Valley
The posh neighbourhood of Rockliffe Park isn’t known for being a drug hotbed rife with environmental hazards. But, for training purposes, it is.
“The scenario house” or “Building G” is part of the RCMP-run Canadian Police College. Read More...
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