Vapour barrier below slab / Discussions

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...vapour barrier laytex paint. Which EPS thickness should I go with? Concrete Slab: DMX aiflow dimple mats +(3/4" EPS, needed? ) +OSB +flooring of choice Head...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...slab designed to insulate below the footing. We’re building another demo house right now that will have a solar-air heated floor built from a kit product that h...

Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 Responses

What is the best way to Insulate the crawl space of an old home?

...vapour barrier, it is best to keep the humidity to below 50% RH. Let us know what else you have down there, because if you insulate between the joists then it's...

Posted by Aj Jan. 21, 2020, 8:13 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...slab using Legalett ICF slab forms. 2) How are those issues usually addressed? What issues?! :) 3) What is the long term track record of Legalett slabs? ...

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