Préfab / Discussions

Where can I find a prefab home in Canada?

I have lakefront property and I was thinking of a prefab home. Modern. What should I be asking and what are the pitfalls? I love this one: L’Abri 1850-BV But c...

Posted by Kathleen Thomas June 27, 2020, 9:45 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Which of the passive home prefab kits are available in Quebec?

We are looking to build a passive home in Gore Quebec and are looking for a builder to guide us through our best options for prefab materials / kits. All of th...

Posted by Shawna Dunbar June 16, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What permits do I need to start building prefab commercial Additional dwelling

I am interested in building prefab additional dwelling units for retail, what permits are required? Secondly can imported shipping containers that has been mod...

Posted by danny babson Oct. 1, 2020, 8:33 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What are the foundation options for a prefab house?

I am trying to decide on a suitable foundation for a 1200sqft prefab house to be shipped in 2 sections, with a final resting place in the mountains of western ...

Posted by Richard Bowie Nov. 20, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Foundations and Basements 2 Responses

I live in Puerto Rico. Is there any prefab that will withstand hurricane??

Any that is sold here? None of our current prefab Kit houses can withstand hurricanes , but we are in discussion with additional manufacturers to increase our ...

Posted by Laura Prado Sept. 15, 2020, 5:58 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Hello EcoHome I was wondering, do you offer your home kits to Massachusetts?

I am interested in passive/net zero home (prefab/modular). You can see all of our LEED and Passive House ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are...

Posted by Kimberly Luce July 23, 2020, 7:26 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 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

Are these prefab kit homes available outside Eastern Canada and US?

We are planning to move to Colorado in the near future and I really like your designs. We have a number of p refab kit houses available in Canada and the US . ...

Posted by Phil Pooler June 6, 2020, 5:45 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Where can I find qualified green builders/modular or prefab homes in Port Townsend WA?

Looking to build a retirement home. 3 bed 2 bath 1500 to 2000 sq ft- one level. Hi Alyne, We have a number of prefab modular Kit houses that can meet LEED or P...

Posted by Alyne Galm June 27, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

Can these homes be built on screwpiles as an alternative to slab foundations?

Looking at a development project using screwpile support pillars instead of traditional concrete. The manufacture says that they are engineered to support the ...

Posted by Mark Pospisil July 28, 2020, 9:41 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Do you have building partners in BC?

Very interested in your prefabs on slab. We would prefer to be off grid as the cost of grid power on our site is expensive. We also need a water collection sys...

Posted by Jami Cruz April 13, 2020, 12:05 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

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

We are buying land for an off grid cabin in Flagstaff arizona, 8200 feet elevation so it gets a good amount of snow. Flat buildng lot. Will be on solar, septic...

Posted by Tracey Locke May 31, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

how do I get a free quote for the EcoHabitat S 1600 for Ontario?

in southern ontario If you go onto pages of any individual models of prefab kit houses for sale and in your case the S1600 , you will see a tab to request a qu...

Posted by sheila miller July 10, 2020, 10:12 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What size of lot is needed for the Eco habitat 1600?

I have a lot in Muskoka ,On, Canada. I am hoping I will be able to get the ECO 1650 installed on it. As If I need the little lot beside me is only 80 foot of w...

Posted by Andrew Wallace July 21, 2020, 9:59 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

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

I'm evaluating several wall construction methods like ICF, Double stud wall, and pre-built wall assemblies. What can you tell me about your experience with pre...

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

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

We are interested in the steel panel cladding on your Prefab house. Is it from a local supplier? Is there anyone who sells recycled metal cladding? Great q...

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

Can these be built in California or Washington?

Looking for info on builders on the west coast. Hi Steven, Just confirming - you're asking if our prefab kit houses are available in Washington and California?...

Posted by Steven J July 4, 2020, 10:24 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Should we renovate or get a Prefab Kit house?

Hello, My husband and I are considering our options for our home and lot in Peterborough, ON Canada. We have been thinking of completely renovating our current...

Posted by Ali Mackenzie Aug. 12, 2020, 7:44 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses