Engineering / Discussions

Do you have an Engineer directory for slab on grade designers?

...engineering drawings along with custom detailed strep by step instructions for assembly. We can provide you with a quote, if so send your plans to info@ecohome....

Posted by Paul Giusto Dec. 30, 2019, 8:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How do you replace windows in a double stud wall house?

...engineering that may need to be done depending on just how much you are increasing the span, and that would depend largely on your local snow load. As you can...

Posted by Sasha June 25, 2018, 10:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...engineering and permitting, one isn’t always cheaper than the other between prefab and hand made, so price them out. Slab on Grade or Foundation and Basemen...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

Where would I go for guidance on structural design of footings that sit on top of high-density insulation?

I'm not concerned with the compression issue, but rather how the lateral (shear) loads get transferred from the concrete footing into the soil, via the insulat...

Posted by Douglas Bennion July 31, 2019, 4:34 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

Slab on Grade for House in Grand Rapids MI - Can I get Prefab form kits & Assistance easily?

...engineering drawings for your slab as well as step by step installation directions. They also provide training courses (in Ontario only I think, so it may be a ...

Posted by Greg Hooks Nov. 20, 2019, 3:35 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Would you recommend Legalett over water radiant floor heat for a backyard studio in Toronto?

...engineering documents as well as installation directions. Having that in-hand may help you jump through hoops with the city when you are trying to get approval....

Posted by Christine Pountney May 2, 2019, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

How much insulation should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement?

...engineering is all done and the foam acts as the forms, so there are no wooden forms to assemble and disassemble after concrete is poured. Drop us a line at inf...

Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019, 1:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses