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Are these homes available in Michigan?

...Michigan, hoping to build in 2021 Our Leed and Passive House ready Kit houses for the US and Canada are currently backlogged till 2022 unfortunately. We are try...

Posted by Suzanne Loechl Nov. 27, 2020, 1:12 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Can my husband and I build an Earthship home in Michigan & how hands-on can we be?

...Michigan doing so. Is it feasible, and who do I contact to help me with the construction details and code guidelines? An Earthship does not work well in a cold ...

Posted by Kirsten Rogers Hearnes Jan. 17, 2021, 11:06 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Is Condensation on Windows a bad sign?

...Michigan in winter? Condensation on double-glazed windows in cold climates is fairly common unfortunately. Despite being common it can be a problem, particularl...

Posted by Greg Olmstead Dec. 12, 2019, 6:21 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

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

...Michigan and keep reading about slab on grade and monolithic foundation styrofoam forms - is there a difference or are they the same thing? A slab on grade lite...

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

What is causing my foundation wall to sweat?

...Michigan so it gets really cold in the winters. This summer it was a constant drip by our small window on our foundation wall. It has lasted all summer and now ...

Posted by Jason Duncan Oct. 1, 2021, 8:27 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What is the most cost effective way to build a rain screen wall assembly?

...Michigan. We are recycling buildings and reconstructing them for affordable housing. I'm a real fan of the rainscreen wall as it really lets us be creative with...

Posted by Jess Glowacki June 22, 2021, 7:55 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 0 Responses

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

...Michigan. Do you deliver kits there? Hi Mary, we are backed up right now so it wouldn't be right away, but yes, our intention is to have prefab kit houses avail...

Posted by Tracey Locke May 31, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses