Posts Tagged ‘indoor air quality’

Passive House Case Study

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Salus Clementine Housing, Ottawa

The Salus Corporation is a Canadian charity that provides housing and support services for clients with mental health needs. The Corporation has more than 100 dwelling units in several buildings in Ottawa. The recently completed Salus Clementine project is a 42-unit residence for people suffering from mental illness.

By Anthony Leaning


Access Floors

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Design flexibility, energy efficiency and healthy environments

by Bill Reynolds


A sustainable approach to building design brings with it demands for flexibility, energy efficiency and healthy work environments. Interior spaces need to respond rapidly and cost effectively to organizational and technological changes. Meanwhile, steadily increasing energy costs require building systems that operate with improved efficiencies while ensuring a healthy, comfortable environment for building occupants. (more…)

Interior Finishes

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

basic choices for green building

hardwood flooring from certified forests is becoming more available for interior applications

Products for interior environments should be carefully chosen for reasons of durability and indoor air quality, and for sustainable attributes such as their source, embodied energy, and recycled content. (more…)