Study on air quality in new homes in the National Capital Region and surrounding area

We're looking for people to participate in a study on indoor air quality in newly built homes and how it changes over time.

Building materials, furnishings, and products such as paints and solvents, can all release chemicals into the air. These chemicals can negatively affect your indoor air quality and potentially your health. The study will help us better understand indoor air quality in newly built homes.

We're taking precautions to protect the health and safety of participants and staff, in particular from COVID-19. These precautions include:

Activities involved in the study

We will:

You will:

Example of a typical sampling kit set up

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This photo shows an open metal box. Several small air quality samplers are set up in its base.

The benefits of participating

We will provide you with a personalized report including the results of the air quality monitoring of your home.

Requirements to participate

You are eligible to participate if you:

For more information

If you have any questions or would like to participate in this study, please contact us:

Phone at: 613-294-1416
Email at: newhomesstudy-etudedesnouvellesmaisons@hc-sc.gc.ca

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