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What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...green building guide for high performance construction techniques , and on top of that, we would suggest you take extra time on resilient home design. Since you...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

We are considering building a Gigacrete house and wondering what you think of it.

Do you have any reviews or suggestions for Gigacrete homes? They seem eco-friendly with a tight building envelope. There's just not much info out there. Hi Sas...

Posted by Sasha P Aug. 29, 2019, 4:21 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What type of green flooring is best for a basement floor?

...construction Sewage backup valve Storm water management

Posted by Jeff Krohn Sept. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Insulated Concrete Forms and Gigacrete panels

...home Passive House certified would generally need about double that. It is also not the most affordable construction method, so given the higher costs of shooti...

Posted by Dallin Sumpter Feb. 21, 2019, 2:46 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 4 Responses

Current info and references for Legalett Air Heated Shallow Foundation system

...home designer to be aware of, as they pit tohether the plans and construction drawings, if we opted for this approach for the foundation? 6) We would like if ...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

...home under construction. In Manitoba, Canada, adding 2 inches of insulation below a concrete slab floor would pay for itself likely in a few years. Insulating...

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