Prefab home / Discussions

What is the cost of a Net Zero House?

...prefab panels & they're based of the pemberton. Passive homes are a great base for becoming net zero ready so I'd probably recommmend looking at Passive House b...

Posted by SD Holman May 19, 2018, 3:14 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 4 Responses

Where can I buy green home building plans and blue prints?

...home plans to offer sorry, but you should check out our prefab LEED and Passive House ready kit houses . Some of these manufacturers of prefab homes offer desig...

Posted by Moyra Francis Oct. 25, 2019, 5:55 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

Where can I find building plans for an eco home?

...home would be an energy efficient home, so be sure to have a well-insulated building envelope . Here is link to our Green Home Building Guide , the Ecohome pl...

Posted by Derek Kittilsen Aug. 4, 2019, 12:09 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...home' in our part of the world) anyways I am hoping you guys could give some pointers on where to start. The home will have to be 100% off grid due to locatio...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

Air source heat pumps: Which brand has the best performance?

...prefab kit home with a solar air heated floor to provide most of the heat, and we included a ductless heat pump on the second floor. We used the CS11M model fro...

Posted by Mike Brigham Jan. 22, 2020, 9:25 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...home that you could transport, a prefab kit house is an option that may be worth exploring, have a look at this page– LEED Platinum prefab kit homes The mod...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

Have you heard of Gigacrete and is it any good?

...prefab type wall assemblies and high performance prefab kit houses , and from what we see about Gigacrete it wouldn't be on our short list, but thanks for drawi...

Posted by Sasha P Aug. 29, 2019, 4:21 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

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

...homes will be made with pre built walls and more even more likelyis that prefabricated kit homes will be built, delivered and installed, faster and cheaper than...

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

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

...Home and checked out house plans from Quebec affiliates and requested info from EcoHome. I also found EkoBuilt Passive House Plans and wondered if you have any ...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

Can you do an update on Ecohome’s new demo house?

...home’s new demo house, did Legalett also build the Solar Air Panels to ensure a continuation of its closed loop system? In the last article about this latest ...

Posted by dean c Oct. 16, 2019, 2:04 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...home regularly. Super-insulated homes such as passive house , and designing a home for passive solar heat collection will keep your energy costs at a minimum ...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses