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This Week's Snippet

July 30, 2020

Benefits and concerns of ground moisture barriers

The benefits of installing a ground moisture barrier are well documented.

However, not everyone is convinced. 

July 22, 2020

The partial heating exemption conundrum under the Healthy Homes Standards

If a rental property is an apartment or a unit it may qualify for a partial heating exemption under the Healthy Homes Standards. 

So, what is a partial heating exemption? And what are the limitations?

July 15, 2020

Documents to retain to comply with the Healthy Homes Standards

The Healthy Homes Standards not only requires landlords to upgrade their rental properties to a achieve warmer and dryer homes. 

But also to back this up with documentation.

So, what sort of records are landlords required to keep to prove compliance? 

July 8, 2020

The 90% tolerance rule under the Healthy Homes heating standard

We have had a number of property managers contact us and ask if wood burners can be compliant under the Healthy Homes Standards.

We now have an answer.  A wood burner can meet the heating standard but there are a few caveats.

July 1, 2020

How wood burners can be compliant under the Healthy Homes Standards

We have had a number of property managers contact us and ask if wood burners can be compliant under the Healthy Homes Standards.

We now have an answer.  A wood burner can meet the heating standard but there are a few caveats.