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The quality of your indoor air

Environmental health matters come under the mission of the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS)This link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window., in collaboration with the public health network and numerous stakeholders.

You will find on the website of the Ministère some information related to the inside environment of dwellings, which may contain various types of contaminants to which the occupants may be exposed, mainly through the respiratory tract, that is:

  • molds
  • carbon monoxide (CO)
  • radon.

The Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ) invites you to visit the following website: Keys to improve the quality of your indoor airThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window..

You will find in it:

  • information that will help you pinpoint indoor air quality problems in your dwelling
  • specialized resources in the field of health and housing
  • tips for choosing the appropriate experts you need
  • information to prevent or settle disputes between tenants and owners.

More information about radon can also be found on page Residential radonThis link open an external website of the Régie du bâtiment du Québec in a new window. of MSSS’s website, Portail santé mieux-être. 

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