Healthy Housing Materials & Products


Products in construction use a wide range of toxic and carcinogenic materials. One or two products or materials might have no effect on occupant health, but a whole house full? Avoid creating a nasty chemical stew for your clients. Use fewer materials that offgas, get better indoor air quality, make happier customers.

Keep your house building projects throughout Canada and the US healthy!  

After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Describe healthy construction assembly and finish materials
  • Explain the causes, signs and risks of combustion spillage
  • Describe radon testing and acceptable mitigation methods