Green home plans / Discussions

Where can I buy green home building plans and blue prints?

...plans to build an eco-friendly house in New Brunswick. We don't have green home plans to offer sorry, but you should check out our prefab LEED and Passive House...

Posted by Moyra Francis Oct. 25, 2019, 5:55 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...green home would be an energy efficient home, so be sure to have a well-insulated building envelope . Here is link to our Green Home Building Guide , the Ecoh...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 5 Responses

Can these be built in California or Washington?

Looking for info on builders on the west coast. Hi Steven, Just confirming - you're asking if our prefab kit houses are available in Washington and California?...

Posted by Steven J July 4, 2020, 10:24 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Can these homes be built on screwpiles as an alternative to slab foundations?

...plans and the proper load points would it be possible to out one of the prefab homes on the piles? We have many models of prefab modular kit houses that can be ...

Posted by Mark Pospisil July 28, 2020, 9:41 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?

We live in an old 2x4 wall home that I’m told by the previous owners originally had no insulation, then it had loose fill cellulose insulation added decades ag...

Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Where can I find qualified green builders/modular or prefab homes in Port Townsend WA?

...home. 3 bed 2 bath 1500 to 2000 sq ft- one level. Hi Alyne, We have a number of prefab modular Kit houses that can meet LEED or Passive House performance standa...

Posted by Alyne Galm June 27, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...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 do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?

...Green Homes on a Budget How to Stay on Budget When Building a Home And for general design ideas, I’d say you are better off starting with a slab on grade an...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Which of the passive home prefab kits are available in Quebec?

...homeowners to make minor modifications to existing plans in order to customize homes to meet the needs of individual families. Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit...

Posted by Shawna Dunbar June 16, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What size of lot is needed for the Eco habitat 1600?

I have a lot in Muskoka ,On, Canada. I am hoping I will be able to get the ECO 1650 installed on it. As If I need the little lot beside me is only 80 foot of w...

Posted by Andrew Wallace July 21, 2020, 9:59 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What is the best way to renovate and make a self sustaining eco friendly family house?

...home renovations and new builds How to create a house building budget and stay within it Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Retro...

Posted by Emmanuel Sylvestre Aug. 31, 2020, 8:15 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?

I'm putting together a design for a medium-sized, super well-insulated slab on grade home. I definitely want a hydronic in floor heat system, along with a heat...

Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses