Floating slab

 
Pre-fab LEED home built by carpentry students
Students building a LEED house and donating it to Habitat for Humanity fires on all the feel-good cylinders, have a listen to the CBC interview about the project. We've covered this story in the past, but since the carpentry students from the New Frontiers School...
Radiant floor heat in a bathroom
Radiant heated floors add comfort to a home and can help you heat more efficiently. ...
Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
The first step to home design deciding what sort of base you will rest it on. The following pages outline the benefits and drawbacks of slab-on-grade construction and basement foundations. Traditionally, home construction starts with a concrete basement foundation. Depending on the...