Septic / Discussions

What is the best septic system if we plan on using the hydraloop

...septic systems since most of gray water will be redirected away from the septic system? We are looking at the 3 valve option (toilet flushing, laundry machine a...

Posted by Genevieve Brunet Sept. 9, 2020, 9:16 p.m. Greywater Recycling 2 Responses

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

...septic and hauled water/water catchment system. Looking for an environmentally friendly kit. Thanks. Tracey We are hoping to be able to deliver high performance...

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

Should I install two small electric hot water heaters - ones or big one?

...septic if that makes a difference. Thanks Shaun, from Uxbridge If you’ve got that big a house on a slab then we would say yes, it’s a good idea to have two ta...

Posted by Shaun B June 28, 2019, 2:14 p.m. Hot water 2 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...septic and foundation work. 7) If so, would non-Legalett trained people need any special knowledge, experience or skill beyond what they would normally need t...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?

...septic. My goal is to heat/cool with an ERV and mini split system, not radiant in floor. I have several questions about the merits of each option, and would app...

Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

How do you do off grid water and waste management?

Hi I just bought an off the grid cabin I want to put in a green water collections and water and waste management system can you advice what is the best one to ...

Posted by suzanne Gardner-Clark Sept. 9, 2020, 4:47 p.m. 0 Responses

How do you design and build a green home on a very small budget?

...septic plans, permits and such, so you need to be really focused when initially designing to keep costs at a bare minimum. These pages would be the best place t...

Posted by Paul Squire Nov. 8, 2018, 8:25 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Looking to build a small home as eco as possible, where do we start?

...septic and permits. Typically speaking, you would find most builders will tell you to assume between 200 and 250 per square foot to build a home, though if you ...

Posted by Jenn Bisson July 12, 2019, 12:12 p.m. Planning and Design 2 Responses

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

...septic systems or sewer hookup, wells or water connections, and landscaping. If you want a high-quality house but on the lower end of the cost scale, check out ...

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