G-Force Blog

Welcome to the G-Force Blog. We aim to provide you with tips to keep your Home a Healthy one.

Common Questions Ground Moisture Barrier

What is a ground moisture barrier? A ground moisture barrier (also called on-ground vapour barrier) is a polythene groundsheet that is placed over...

Do I Need a Ground Moisture Barrier?

As we head into spring and drier weather, it’s a good time for Property Managers and Landlords, to include maintenance checks that aren’t carried...
Energy Improvements Have Healthy Home Benefits

Energy Improvements Have Healthy Home Benefits

According to Joe Medosch, Healthy Building Scientist at Hayward Score, “Most people know to turn off lights and to adjust the thermostat to improve energy efficiency, but find themselves stumped at what to do next.” His advice? “Start with the easy and inexpensive...

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The heat pump debate rages – do we leave it on or not?

The heat pump debate rages – do we leave it on or not?

Damien McGill, an engineer by trade and member of the Superhome Movement, says it’s no more expensive to run heat pumps full-time, and that doing so has health benefits, for humans, and for the building. McGill has been monitoring three adjacent units he owns in...

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How to Maintain your Heat Pump

How to Maintain your Heat Pump

An annual service will: Improve the efficiency of the heat pump- a dirty heat pump requires more energy to run.Remove mould, dirt, dust, grease and pollen- improving the air quality in your home.Lengthen the life of your heat pump. A heat pump should last for a...

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LPMA | The Property Management Conference

LPMA | The Property Management Conference

Every year, hundreds of Property Managers, BDM’s and Principals flock to the years most exciting conference known as LPMA, the property management conference. This year, eager attendees filled the grand ballroom of the Cordis Hotel to network and share ideas and...

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Home insulation, is it time to install?

Home insulation, is it time to install?

Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord or renter there is no getting away from hearing about insulation. Left and right we are being told to insulate our homes but what’s the real deal? Almost everyone we know grew up in a home that didn’t have insulation and it seems...

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