Legalett / Discussions

Are Insulated Concrete Forms and Gigacrete panels good?

I want to build a house to passive house standards and keep it to a relatively small budget. I stumbled upon ICFs and Gigacrete while researching building mate...

Posted by Dallin Sumpter Feb. 21, 2019, 2:46 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 5 Responses

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

...Legalett) has over 2 million square feet installed in North America and they have never been refused a permit. Here are a few pages that may help you build a ...

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

What is the best way to heat an off grid home?

...Legalett has been doing that for decades. Its the solar panels that are an experimental concept here but they still aren't on unfortunately. We hope to have tha...

Posted by Michelle Nason Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?

...Legalett, they provide engineered slab on grade prefab kits with air heated radiant floors . We were really happy with it, and they are available all across the...

Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Do I need to insulate under the footings of a frost protected shallow foundation?

...Legalett that provides slab on grade kits that mean you can stop scratching a hole in your head figuring insulation levels, they do it all for you. We just buil...

Posted by Jon Piana April 15, 2019, 8:45 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses