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Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?

Allergic to chemically treated wood, CODE requires PWF on concreted slab before house can be built Where are you building where code says such a thing? I don't...

Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Is solar air heating for a floor as efficient as solar hydronic?

Looking to do a custom build and wondering which type of radiant floor is most efficient. Thanks for your question, and I would start here in general terms of ...

Posted by Ryan Johnson Dec. 7, 2020, 9:02 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses

How do you insulate a cottage crawlspace and install radiant floor heat?

...infloor heating, though there are others we can discuss. What is the current condition of the floor joists, are they rotting at all? And, what is your budget fo...

Posted by Todd hall June 28, 2020, 8:36 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

Does slab on grade need to have in floor heating?

We are building a house and debating on slab on grade vs crawl space. It will be a 4 season house/camp that we will live in for a few years while we build our ...

Posted by Lauren Panzani Nov. 13, 2020, 11:06 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

With an ICF built frost wall can you install electric wire in floor heat cables and cork flooring?

I live in Nova scotia and doing a new build, I have a 6ft high ICF block constructed frost wall with 4 inches of rigid insulation giving me R20 laid over the v...

Posted by C Whitby Aug. 7, 2020, 6:43 p.m. Flooring and stairs 3 Responses

Which radiant floor heat is best?

Eco home promotes air radiant systems (e.g. Legalett) aren't direct electric resistance mats more efficient. Seems air and water systems use power to heat the ...

Posted by tony wolff Dec. 25, 2020, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses