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How much does it cost to build an Earthship?

...How much money do we need? Any ideas or brainstorms are welcome. An Earthship is not an affordable home to build, nor is it a sensible, comfortable or durable o...

Posted by Robin Skidmore Dec. 17, 2020, 10:35 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

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

...How much insulation a basement needs Being below the frost line doesn’t make much of a difference, the ground temperature would be at best 5 or 6 Celsius ( 41...

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

How much does a Tesla roof cost?

...However, when we did a little digging to see if that was accurate, we found many conflicting numbers. According to an Electrek post , the roof tiles alone cos...

Posted by Anthea Larke June 18, 2019, 7:45 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

How much insulation do you need for a Basement floor in an ICF home?

...How much insulation does a basement need? Hopefully that will answer your questions, if not please write back and include details of how much insulation you w...

Posted by Gary Abbott Nov. 23, 2020, 1:36 p.m. Basements 1 Responses

How much for a 1200 square foot house will it cost me to finish the slab

I live in Newfoundland and I'm very interested in your system just wondering the cost for a 1200 square-foot home roughly Hi Walter, Do you mean the slab on gr...

Posted by Walter Hale Oct. 1, 2020, 7:20 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How much window area can i have in passive house?

...much worth the added cost– How to choose the best windows for High Performance Homes As an example of how the total window surface area and quality of windo...

Posted by tony wolff March 4, 2021, 9:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 Responses

How much space is needed to build a single level 3 room 750 sq foot home?

...How to choose a building lot That will give you a lot of ideas of what to look for in a building site in order to avoid costly surprises in the process of you...

Posted by Gillian Batcher Sept. 18, 2021, 10:56 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

How much does it cost to build a house by square foot?

...how much living space you need, a slab-on-grade (frost protected shallow foundation) is a more affordable way to start a house than a basement. 4 – Material s...

Posted by Mike D Sept. 5, 2017, 4:12 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is the cost of a Net Zero House?

...how much to build a small zero net home on land outside of Vancouver, sea to sky, who do I talk to? Is there a cost calculator or builders you can send me too -...

Posted by SD Holman May 19, 2018, 3:14 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses

What would a saltwater home battery bank be for solar applications with a fridge?

...how much power things like your the fridge consumes in operation. Once you’ve determined the general load your home consumes in operation then you can decide ho...

Posted by Jordon Morishita June 25, 2020, 11:17 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

I want a 2 bedroom prefab house on land in Towson. How much?

budget is 100,000 Prefab kit houses can come with various levels of completion, allowing you to have a completed house or do some of the work yourself. 100 K i...

Posted by Mukwae Wabei Siyolwe March 12, 2021, 6:02 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...how much it will cost? Can you please suggest us what should be done. House is in very good condition. Radon mitigation equipment such as passive radon stacks a...

Posted by Uma Parekh May 22, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

For doing an off grid home what is the cost of the slab?

...how much reinforcement I would need to hold the structure I want to build. Can you help? Where are you building? And are you talking about the air heated raft s...

Posted by Jayperion July 31, 2020, 10:15 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

How do I find a green builder in my region?

...much green homer building techniques into the new house as possible. I don't know how to go about locating a competent builder, any ideas? Thanks! We don’t have...

Posted by Marie Isakower July 26, 2018, 8:12 a.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 3 Responses

Will evacuated thermal solar tubes work for a greenhouse in winter?

...much sun for solar panels) could you tell me if and how this would work, price and what equipment i would need? thanks!! Here is our page on greenhouse construc...

Posted by Solus Lee Una Feb. 22, 2021, 6:09 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses

What do you think of Legalett Wall Insulation?

...how their wall-insulation system compares to the wall systems that you propose. I see a number of advantages to their system--it's much less labor intensive and...

Posted by Igal H Aug. 19, 2020, 3:52 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

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

...how much rebar should be in a slab on grade floor and if it's okay to have the perimeter touching the ground without any insulation beneath it? The most cost-ef...

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

Cost to install alternative wall panels to drywall?

...how expensive these are to install? Our designers are strongly discouraging us from going down this path due to much higher install costs. Do these require spec...

Posted by Adrian Baerlocher Nov. 12, 2021, 3:58 p.m. Walls and Roofs 4 Responses