Kit house / Discussions

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

...house sizes per lot to make sure you are allowed to build this house there, and you’d need to make sure you respect the setbacks from adjacent property lines. T...

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

Do you have building partners in BC?

...house and using the water there. Our prefab kit homes are not yet available out west unfortunately, but if you sign up as an Ecohome member (which is free and...

Posted by Jami Cruz April 13, 2020, 12:05 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

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

...Kit houses that can meet LEED or Passive House performance standards here on this page - LEED and Passive House ready prefab modular kit houses for Canada and...

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

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

...House ready prefab kit house s, these are available in your area. The LEED Platinum Kenogami house is an exceptional build and was our first demo house, but t...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Can these be built in California or Washington?

...kit houses are available in Washington and California? If so, when are you building? We hope to be able to provide high performance modular prefab kit houses to...

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

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

...kits. All of the prefab eco-friendly modular kit houses in our Kit home pages are available in Quebec, Ontario and Northern States such as New York State, New H...

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

Where can I find a prefab home in Canada?

...kit homes across Canada and the US in the near future, best is to sign up as an Ecohome member for free , click the 'start here' button on the main page (we don...

Posted by Kathleen Thomas June 27, 2020, 9:45 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

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

...house in Grand Rapids MI and believe a slab on grade foundation is best suited. do you work here or can you supply a kit and assistance to a local builder? The ...

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

how do I get a free quote for the EcoHabitat S 1600 for Ontario?

...kit houses for sale and in your case the S1600 , you will see a tab to request a quote. I know that demand is pretty high at the moment, how soon were you looki...

Posted by sheila miller July 10, 2020, 10:12 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Hello EcoHome I was wondering, do you offer your home kits to Massachusetts?

...House ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are available in the Eastern US seaboard, how soon are you building? There has been a lot of demand and...

Posted by Kimberly Luce July 23, 2020, 7:26 p.m. Architecture and plan design 2 Responses

Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?

...house is now standing, it is the first house built of our new prefab modular kit houses available across Canada and the US . you can see a full break down of th...

Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

Can you do an update on Ecohome’s new demo house?

...house has been installed now, and you can see the total carbon footprint of the S1600 Eco-Habitat prefab kit house that the slab was made for is now finished, a...

Posted by dean c Oct. 16, 2019, 2:04 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Are these prefab kit homes available outside Eastern Canada and US?

...kit houses available in Canada and the US . There were slow downs due to the Covid pandemic and demand is pretty high at the moment but we should have additiona...

Posted by Phil Pooler June 6, 2020, 5:45 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

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

...houses etc. Assuming we had engineered plans and the proper load points would it be possible to out one of the prefab homes on the piles?

Posted by Mark Pospisil July 28, 2020, 9:41 a.m. Architecture and plan design 0 Responses

Do you know of a qualified builder in the Niagara Region, Ontario?

...House ready prefab modular kit home delivered instead of doing a site build if you can't find a suitable general contractor. But even more important than the bu...

Posted by David Edgar July 7, 2020, 1:40 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

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

...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 ready kit houses . Some of the...

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

What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?

...kit houses for sure, especially those that meet LEED or Passive house performance levels . As for the one that you mentioned, nothing stands out as being part...

Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...house while the super insulated house cost more per month due to the added up front building cost. I'd like to aim for the better built house with instant payba...

Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 Responses