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What do you think of Legalett Wall Insulation?

...Legalett ThermalWall panels, but we do like them, we just haven’t gotten to featuring it yet! Legalett provides prefab slab on grade form kiits with air heated ...

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

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...Legalett system? We also believe we have a good local excavator for the septic and foundation work. 7) If so, would non-Legalett trained people need any speci...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

...Legalett air-heated floor, below is a link to an installation video as well as a few other resources on slabs. Legalett Solar Air Heated Slab on Grade insta...

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

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

...Legalett raft slab air-heated floor you need to vibrate the concrete with a pencil vibrator. The company provides all the instruction for concrete strength and ...

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

Protection from Insects for Legalett Geo-passive super insulated slab on grade?

...Legalett slab is the possibility of insects, especially termites and/or carpenter ants infesting the EPS. Is that a danger? Among the many possible ways to prot...

Posted by James Burns April 30, 2020, 11:11 a.m. Slab on Grade 0 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

We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?

We are looking to build a slab on grade addition and were wondering wether it was necessary to install in floor radiant heat. We received a quote from Legalett...

Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses

How do you choose between a basement or slab on grade?

...Legalett solar air floor as your basement floor? Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks so much! We prefer a slab on grade over a basement for a bu...

Posted by A. Delmas May 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. Foundation choices 1 Responses

What is a thermal break solution at a door threshold?

...Legalett Thermalsill insulated door sill for slab on grade floors is only available with Legalett-designed slabs unfortunately . It is a proprietary design that...

Posted by Shaun B Sept. 13, 2020, 6:31 a.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses

What windows should you use when trying to build a Passive House?

...Legalett, double frame wall system, 12 inches deep filled with dense pack cellulose insulation and a parallel sloping truss roof 15 inches deep again filled wit...

Posted by Raoul Lions Jan. 25, 2019, 2:18 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

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

...Legalett Geoslab foundation kits and air heated floors and you can contact them through there. If that's not what you mean let us know but I can't think of any ...

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

Do you have an engineer directory for slab on grade designers?

...Legalett that provides raft slabs across all North America . They deliver all over North America, and their kits come with stamped engineering drawings along wi...

Posted by Paul Giusto Dec. 30, 2019, 8:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

...Legalett air-heated floors across Canada and the U.S. since the mid-70s, and even longer in Sweden where the company originated, so there is nothing new there; ...

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

Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?

...Legalett , and they don't install vapour barriers ever unless for radon gas prevention or to achieve Passive House certification . All that to say, 4 inches of ...

Posted by Grady 22 Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses

Can you elevate a slab on grade foundation?

...Legalett . We chose that partly for performance, but also because the house is seated on expansive soils, so a frost wall and footing would have required signif...

Posted by Raoul Lions July 27, 2019, 2:47 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Should I build a basement or slab on grade?

...Legalett slab on grade kits with air heated radiant floors - They distribute across north America, we've built several of them, its the only way I'd do a slab n...

Posted by robert baker March 27, 2020, 6:54 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 9 Responses

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

...Legalett who engineered our s1600 test prefab eco home super-insulated slab on grade which was also on problem soil with clay. Being able to "float" the foundat...

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