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The Éco de la Pointe-aux-Prairies (Écopap) invites you to a Saturday morning conference for homeowners, the last in its series on green renovations, on October 13. In French. Philippe Meilleur, an information agent for the Feu vert woodstove and fireplace changeout program for the island of Montreal, will explain:
Événement - 12 September 2012 - Tag : Air quality, David Suzuki Foundation, Organization, Partners Activities
From February 2 to 5, Feu vert, the woodstove and fireplace changeout program for the island of Montreal, will have a kiosk at the City & Suburb HomeShow at the Olympic Stadium. Feu vert representatives will be there to: help you figure out if you qualify for the program raise awareness about the impacts of wood burning on air quality and health Stop by at booth...
Événement - 31 January 2012 - Tag : Air quality, Housing, Partners Activities, Wood-burning appliances
There's only one problem with a romantic evening in front of a wood fire: air pollution. When wood burns, dozens of hazardous tozins are released into the air, including fine particles, carbon monoxide, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds.  These substances – some of which may be mutagenic or carcinogenic or both – have been linked...
Actualité - 31 January 2012 - Tag : Air quality, Organization, Wood-burning appliances