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Are your kit houses Pennsylvania and the Mid Atlantic region of the US?

...US We do have distribution across the states, see all our Eco Home prefab kit house models here , but currently demand is greater than our ability to supply, wh...

Posted by Damian Rispoli Jan. 6, 2021, 11:55 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

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

...uses available in Canada and the US . There were slow downs due to the Covid pandemic and demand is pretty high at the moment but we should have additional manu...

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

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

...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 or join ecohome as a member for fr...

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

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

...use ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are available in the Eastern US seaboard, how soon are you building? There has been a lot of demand and o...

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

Are saltwater home batteries availability in the USA?

...usiness anymore unfortunately. We have yet to hear of any other manufacturers, but it's a great idea so hopefully another will emerge in the future. If you keep...

Posted by David Meckes April 11, 2020, 5:13 p.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

Where can I find Natural Interior Paint?

...us which brand you prefer or where we can get some? Finding non-toxic zero VOC paint is much easier now and is available at almost all box stores or paint suppl...

Posted by Ramana Murty April 2, 2020, 4:45 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 1 Responses

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

...us through our best options for prefab materials / kits. All of the prefab eco-friendly modular kit houses in our Kit home pages are available in Quebec, Ontari...

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

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...us what should be done. House is in very good condition. Radon mitigation equipment such as passive radon stacks are becoming mandatory in many regional buildin...

Posted by Uma Parekh May 22, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...uses, yurts and renovating an RV style trailer (if we can find one that does not off gas). The idea of a moveable home is attractive to us because we are not su...

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

Where can I sell windows- Brand New, unopened?

...US sites to recommend? Ecohome does not buy or sell used materials, but if you're looking to buy or sell un-used building materials online or materials reclaime...

Posted by Michael Parnell Sept. 9, 2020, 9:52 a.m. Recycled and Reclaimed Materials 1 Responses

Is polyiso board or styrofoam best for insulating when finishing a basement in CO?

...use the room more. It's currently completely unfinished, nothing on the walls - what's the best way for us to finish and insulate our basement so it's easy to h...

Posted by Evan B. Nov. 21, 2019, 8 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Where can you find a grey water recycling system for our washing machine?

...us to recycle used water in washing and reuse the same thus save water. Can you suggest any system to install which is economical and takes less space to instal...

Posted by Sameep Shirodkar June 7, 2020, 10:06 a.m. Greywater Recycling 1 Responses

Can you use an HRV or ERV for radon removal in a dirt floor basement?

...us to use a HRV to reduce it by about 50%. Should that work? Would an ERV work and be more efficient? Any recommendations on brand, CFM? You can use an HRV or E...

Posted by Douglas Touart March 1, 2021, 5:15 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

Should we renovate or get a Prefab Kit house?

...uses are a great idea, you can see our models here if you haven’t already – LEED and Passive House Ready prefab modular kit houses Unfortunately the demand ...

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

Should I build a basement or slab on grade?

...use above grade than the same quality house with one level below grade. Hi Robert. We are in the same exact situation. How are you folks proceeding. Everythi...

Posted by robert baker March 27, 2020, 6:54 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 9 Responses

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

...us know that the area is eco-house-friendly with its regulations, what a relief! We were thinking of building our own simple design but know we'd need help, a...

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

What is the best way to put siding on an older home without causing it to rot?

...us owner told us that the walls are constructed of 2x4 studs with no insulation and lumber sheathing on the inside and outside of the wall. The interior of the ...

Posted by Richard Reinert April 18, 2021, 12:32 p.m. 0 Responses

Should I insulate my basement ceiling?

...us some time, and we probably won’t be done in time for next winter. We want to take the opportunity to open up the basement ceiling to inspect wiring etc. My c...

Posted by Nina Hartt March 21, 2019, 8:23 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses