Kit / Discussions

Do you sell and ship kits in the southwest United States?

...kit. Thanks. Tracey

Posted by Tracey Locke May 31, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Architecture and plan design 0 Responses

Are these homes available to be built outside Eastern Canada and US?

We are planning to move to Colorado in the near future and I really like your designs.

Posted by Phil Pooler June 6, 2020, 5:45 p.m. Architecture and plan design 0 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

Do you have building partners in BC?

...kit homes are not yet available out west unfortunately, but if you sign up as an Ecohome member (which is free and we don't spam endlessly or share addresses), ...

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 2 Responses

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

...kit houses soon, and there is a sign up on that page for more info on prefab kit homes, with that you would get a notice as soon as we have more to offer. Hope ...

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

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

I am preparing to build a 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 assistan...

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

Have you heard of Gigacrete and is it any good?

...kit houses , and from what we see about Gigacrete it wouldn't be on our short list, but thanks for drawing our attention to it.

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

Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?

...kit house is manufactured in Quebec , so if you're nearby then we may be able to help you out. Otherwise I would propose you try a google search with 'metal cla...

Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020, 2:27 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

Where would I go for guidance on structural design of footings that sit on top of high-density insulation?

...kit - (see details here)

Posted by Douglas Bennion July 31, 2019, 4:34 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

4" air pipe quality for air heated floor?

...Kit - Slab on Grade for LEED, Passive, ZNE Legalett monitors the process of installion for their raft slab kits, which includes a pre-pour inspection for warr...

Posted by Israel Sword March 28, 2020, 6:26 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

...kit homes will be built, delivered and installed, faster and cheaper than the houses we currently build. We do have this page that walks you through all the opt...

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

Can you install tubing under a slab on grade foundation to extract heat in winter?

...kit manufacturer, I can't imagine it being a problem but getting them to sign off on it ahead of time is not a bad confirmation to have in your back pocket just...

Posted by Jennifer Cole Aug. 28, 2019, 11:34 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

...kit here as well as the radiant tubing. Watch for more on the Wakefield House coming soon! Best regards, Mike Thanks for the reply. I noticed this new demo hous...

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?

Legalett's air heated radiant floor system uses a sealed, closed-loop system, in part, to control moisture in the tubing and therefore mold growth. In Ecohome’...

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

Should I test my home for radon gas?

...kits http://bit.ly/ecohome-radon-gas-test-kit (and I've no affiliation with this seller). Studies I've seen suggest that Radon is a bigger problem than we rea...

Posted by Mary Anne S March 5, 2019, 7:46 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 4 Responses

What's the difference between a slab on grade and a monolithic foundation?

...kit, what sort of product are you looking at? Some are for monolithic slabs and some are not. If it is a full kit with exterior edge insulation and sub-slab fla...

Posted by Ronaldo Johnitas Dec. 10, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses

What is the best way to build a slab on grade on bedrock?

...kit. You have other option to raft construction.check iso-slab is structural insulated slab kit,cheaper and easiest option to raft kit.

Posted by peter owen Oct. 31, 2019, 3:33 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses