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Protection from Insects for Legalett Geo-passive super insulated slab on grade?

James Burns Published: April 30, 2020, 11:11 a.m.Last updated: July 27, 2020, 2:24 p.m.

I've already contacted Ecohome about a quote for a full turnkey eco-habitate s1600 for where I am here in Nova Scotia.

But one concern I have about the Legalett slab is the possibility of insects, especially termites and/or carpenter ants infesting the EPS. Is that a danger? Among the many possible ways to protect against that doesn't involve insecticides that might leach into the soil is a copper foil sheath around the outside of the foundation.

Are insect infestations in the EPS a possible danger?

Thanks,

James.

 

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