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EcoPlus will be at Salon Expo-Habitat de l’Outaouais!
EcoPlus will be at Salon Expo-Habitat de l’Outaouais!

From February 16 to 18, come visit us at Centre Slush Puppie for the Salon Expo-Habitat de l'Outaouais! Do you have questions about energy efficiency, air quality or asbestos in your home? Come and talk to our experts. Our booth is easy to find, just look for the...

Demystifying asbestos
Demystifying asbestos

The word "asbestos" can be scary. However, the reality is that asbestos is present in Canada in many residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. By demystifying asbestos, we want to shed light on this often-well-hidden material, which is nevertheless part of...

EcoPlus at the Foire Écosphère de Gatineau
EcoPlus at the Foire Écosphère de Gatineau

On June 10 and 11, 2023 at Lac-Beauchamp, EcoPlus will be present at the Foire Écosphère de Gatineau! Come and see our booth! We'll also be presenting a conference on building energy efficiency. It's a great opportunity to get out, enjoy nature and meet other...

Fungal Investigation
Fungal Investigation

What does a fungal analysis or investigation look like?Are you thinking of contacting ecoPlus Services after a water incident for an analysis or fungal investigation?  Here’s what you can expect: What is a fungal analysis? A fungal analysis is usually done following a...

House Dust: A Useful Tool to Assess Microbial Contamination in Homes
House Dust: A Useful Tool to Assess Microbial Contamination in Homes

Introduction In recent years, there has been increasing concern about indoor air quality in houses. The family home can sometimes become a source of microbial contamination, where molds and bacteria proliferate. Inadequate ventilation and high moisture levels...

What is hiding inside your walls?
What is hiding inside your walls?

Are you concerned about the air quality in your home? Do you suspect mildew? Is there a family member who is sick or suffers from allergies and you want to know if your home is the source of the problem? Are you looking for expert opinion and advice? Indoor hygiene...

Air Quality
Air Quality

Air quality of a home is an important factor for comfort and well-being. Is the air that you breathe always clean? To have the air of your home tested, ask a professional from Services ecoPlus to perform an analysis. If someone often experiences discomfort, such as...

Radon: What is the danger for my house?
Radon: What is the danger for my house?

Radon can progress through pores in the ground and rock where houses are built. It can enter a home through dirt floors, cracks in concrete walls and floors, sump pumps, joints, basement drains, under the furnace base and jack posts if the base is buried in the floor....

Humidity and ventilation
Humidity and ventilation

Humidity will always be produced in a home – from10 to 50 litres (2 to 10 gallons) per day. Over a heating period of 200 days, when doors and windows are kept shut, 2,000 to 10,000 L (400 to 2,000 gal) of humidity can be confined indoors. A cord of wood, kept indoors,...

EnerGuide rating scale in gigajoule per year
EnerGuide rating scale in gigajoule per year

New EnerGuide rating scale gives you a consumption-based rating measured in gigajoules per year (GJ/year). The annual gigajoules per year rating allows you to see your score using units of energy similar to how you would see a consumption rating of kilowatt hours per...

Why get an EnerGuide rating for your home?
Why get an EnerGuide rating for your home?

An EnerGuide home assessment, obtained as part of the EnerGuide Rating System initiative, is the first step in a smart renovation that will improve the energy efficiency of your home. Renovations aimed at increasing the energy efficiency of your home can reduce your...

Vermiculite
Vermiculite

Vermiculite is a mineral resembling mica found everywhere on the planet and used in a variety of commercial and consumer products because of its insulating and fireproof properties Some brands of vermiculite are of concern as they contain amphibole asbestos. If your...