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How do you create a slab on grade on a slope?

...kit (with optional air heating) could accomodate the footings for poles, I'm not certain - so I'd suggest asking the friendly team at Legalett who engineered ou...

Posted by Adrienne Rayna June 30, 2020, 3:58 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 3 Responses

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

...Kit Air heated floor Thickened-edge slab-on-grade technical guide

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

Can you replace an old slab foundation with an air heated slab?

...kit with the air heated radiant floors is intended for new home construction, though you could raise a house and build a basement with one. So – on the off ch...

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What flooring options work with a passive solar design?

...kit house seated on a solar air heated floor with a polished concrete slab . High-performance prefab homes tend to be more affordable than site-built homes, and...

Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Passive solar home design 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

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

...kit from Legalett ?

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

How well does the Legalett air heated floor work when pouring concrete?

...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

How do you finish the exterior of slab on grade?

...kit, all you need to do is parge it. See below the slab under construction.

Posted by Dave Derouin Oct. 18, 2018, 1:45 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 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

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

Is there an update on your demo house solar air heater?

Have you collected enough data since completing the latest demo home with the pre fab house on a Legalett air heated slab foundation to do an analysis of its e...

Posted by dean c Oct. 24, 2020, 2 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

...Kit - Slab on Grade for LEED, Passive, ZNE Heating a Swimming Pool: Top 10 cost efficient & Eco-friendly ways to heat pools All about Natural Swimmi...

Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Can you add a screen/sun room and deck to a slab on grade?

...kits (Legalett) can easily provide that, see more here – Slab-on-Grade Raft Foundation Insulation Detail, Prefab ICF Form Kits There is reason to be concern...

Posted by Pierre Contant July 1, 2020, 10:55 a.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses

What is the perfect wall assembly?

...kit house . As for how to mount exterior rigid insulation, there are ways that employ more expensive materials, but save a lot of time so it sort of comes out...

Posted by Paul Drouin Sept. 17, 2020, 6:29 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

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

...kit . The manufacturer (Legalett) has over 2 million square feet installed in North America and they have never been refused a permit. Here are a few pages th...

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