- Foundations and Basements
- New foundations and slab-on-grade
- Slab on Grade
- How to build a basement
- Raft slab
- Pressure treated wood foundation
- Air heated floors
- Infloor heating
- Frost protected shallow foundation
- How to insulate a basement
- Radiant floor
- Hydronic heating
- Radiant heat
- Wood foundation
- Indoor air quality
- Healthy home
- Zero voc
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Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?
Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses
How do you choose between a basement or slab on grade?
Posted by Lisa Delmas May 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. Foundation choices 1 Responses
Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?
Posted by Grady 22 Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses
What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?
Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020, 10:59 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses
What is the best wall & insulation combination for Colorado?
Posted by Jacob Johannessen July 2, 2020, 11:13 a.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses
Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?
Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses
We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?
Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses
Where would I go for guidance on structural design of footings that sit on top of high-density insulation?
Posted by Douglas Bennion July 31, 2019, 4:34 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses
Do I need to insulate under the footings of a frost protected shallow foundation?
Posted by Jon Piana April 15, 2019, 8:45 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?
Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses
Hello EcoHome I was wondering, do you offer your home kits to Massachusetts?
Posted by Kimberly Luce July 23, 2020, 7:26 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses
How do you build a mold-free basement in a new construction house?
Posted by Charmaine Herzig Feb. 10, 2020, 7:32 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
Could we use a raft slab with ICF walls on a sloped site?
Posted by Paul Fischer Sept. 15, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?
Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses
What should I look for if I want to buy a slab on grade house?
Posted by terry northcott March 25, 2019, 11:02 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?
Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses
What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?
Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?
Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses
How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?
Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses