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What is the cost of a prefab house kit?

What is the price of your kit houses? Our LEED and Passive House ready prefab kit houses are available across the US and Canada (see models here) . You can req...

Posted by Makiko Goto-Widerman Jan. 15, 2021, 10:50 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Are your prefab kit homes available in Arkansas?

...price is a huge factor, I have water and electricity in all six locations can I get a price list please We do have houses that are available near you, on this...

Posted by A slane June 7, 2021, 9:08 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

How much does it cost to build a house by square foot?

I want to build a house but I don’t really have an idea of how to price it out, is there a metric for figuring out what it will cost per square foot? I plan to...

Posted by Mike D Sept. 5, 2017, 4:12 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Will evacuated thermal solar tubes work for a greenhouse in winter?

...price and what equipment i would need? thanks!! Here is our page on greenhouse construction in cold climates, have an look here for tips – How to build a gree...

Posted by Solus Lee Una Feb. 22, 2021, 6:09 p.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses

My basement is smelly and humid, what can I do about that?

...price for excavating the outside and replacing the drains but that is very expensive. Someone else told me to install a sump in the basement instead which would...

Posted by Jeff O. Feb. 8, 2017, 10:22 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 3 Responses

Should I densepack wall cavities prior to exterior insulation?

...price, strapping, new siding. Is it worth densepacking the walls before doing the WRB? The kraft paper falling apart or separating from the insulation is no g...

Posted by Gordon McNair April 13, 2021, 9:21 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

What is the best way to insulate a 2x8 wall?

...price comparison. So I would have 2x8 studs then osb then some thermal break , breathable foil , 3/4 space then sheathing. Inside I was thinking of 2" of spray ...

Posted by Michael Sweglar July 8, 2020, 10:43 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 3 Responses

Followup to the question How do you install Larsen Trusses on a home in Minneapolis?

...price? Alternatives: Henry Blueskin VP-100 wrap is $239 per 400 sq. ft and has perm rating of 33; while Grace Vycor en V-S WRB wrap is $300 per 480 sq. ft and h...

Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 27, 2020, 1:49 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...price)? Thank you. Our recommendations to everyone building a home is for the same, aim for energy efficiency, durability, safe indoor air quality and respons...

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

Where does a vapour barrier go when building a shed in southern Ontario?

...price, and made me rethink the whole interior finish. I was trying to stay away from drywall because of it's rotting capabilities, and is quite prone to damage ...

Posted by Charley Nelson Nov. 5, 2020, 10:09 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

For doing an off grid home what is the cost of the slab?

I have an illustration of a top view looking down but still working on a side view but not quite sure on what section and how much reinforcement I would need t...

Posted by Jayperion July 31, 2020, 10:15 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

What’s the best option for buying a prefab house in Montana?

Hi there! I live in Montana, just south of the Canadian border. Do you have plans to expand in the near future, or are there companies you would recommend out ...

Posted by Jennifer Curtis Jan. 18, 2021, 7:43 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Are there pellet stoves that don't use electricity?

...price of a cheap wood stove. If that makes sense then check out this page on what to look for when choosing a wood stove .

Posted by Christina Dick Oct. 19, 2021, 11:35 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

How much does a Tesla roof cost?

Can you send me info on a Tesla roof? What is the cost and time frame for install? I am in Erin, Ontario Canada The price for a Tesla Solar roof tiles in Canad...

Posted by Anthea Larke June 18, 2019, 7:45 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

how do I find pricing on hemp insulation?

I'm building a room in a basement and would like to insulate four walls and the ceiling with hemp insulation. I have no idea of the cost to do so.

Posted by Goober Pyle March 16, 2021, 1:35 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 0 Responses

What is the approximate cost per square foot for an ECOHOME?

...price, but a prefab home can *and should* be a better quality home for about the same price as a site-built house that is built to meet the very low performance...

Posted by anna franz April 13, 2021, 3:43 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What is the best material to use on top of plywood for water proofing?

...price. Online you should be able to find spec sheets to compare products. As for the thickness of plywood I'd leave that more to the designer to determine. As y...

Posted by Babak K July 27, 2020, 12:22 a.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses

Can you use boards instead of sheathing?

...price since pre-covid. This page about ways to cut back on lumber when building houses will probably be of interest to you as well - How to build high perform...

Posted by Stephen Montgomery May 30, 2021, 4:19 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses