Prefab home / Discussions

Where can I find a prefab home in Canada?

...prefab kit homes across Canada and the US in the near future, best is to sign up as an Ecohome member for free (we don't spam members or share addresses, fear n...

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?

...home in Gore Quebec and are looking for a builder to guide us through our best options for prefab materials / kits. All of the prefab eco-friendly modular kit h...

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

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

...home (prefab/modular). You can see all of our LEED and Passive House ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are available in the Eastern US seaboard...

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

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

Can these be built in California or Washington?

...prefab kit houses are available in Washington and California? If so, when are you building? We hope to be able to provide high performance modular prefab kit ho...

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

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

...prefab homes on the piles? We have many models of prefab modular kit houses that can be seated on foundations, screw piles or slab on grade, so it really depend...

Posted by Mark Pospisil July 28, 2020, 9:41 a.m. Architecture and plan design 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 size of lot is needed for the Eco habitat 1600?

...prefab kit house is delivered in panels and parts that are assembled on site , so size-wise it wouldn’t be any different that building from scratch on the same ...

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

What do you think about SIP framing system?

...prefab homes, or partially prefabricated walls, there are many ways to build. The industry is moving towards prefabricated homes because they can often be a hig...

Posted by Nadia Mehan July 24, 2020, 3:29 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

Where can I find green house builder in Loma Linda Ca?

...prefab modular kit home delivered instead of doing a site build if you can't find a suitable general contractor. But even more important than the builder would ...

Posted by Yasmeen Zahid July 2, 2020, 1:59 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 Responses

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

...prefab kit homes to the Southern US in the near future, You may have already seen the above page with kit house models but if you submit a request for a quote o...

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

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

Do you know of a qualified builder in the Niagara Region, Ontario?

...prefab modular kit home delivered instead of doing a site build if you can't find a suitable general contractor. But even more important than the builder would ...

Posted by David Edgar July 7, 2020, 1:40 p.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 1 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 3 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