Wood fiber insulation / Discussions

how do I get a free quote for the EcoHabitat S 1600 for Ontario?

in southern ontario If you go onto pages of any individual models of prefab kit houses for sale and in your case the S1600 , you will see a tab to request a qu...

Posted by sheila miller July 10, 2020, 10:12 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

What is the best wall & insulation combination for Colorado?

...insulation types would generally be mineral wool or natural insulation materials like wood fiber board, hemp batt insulation or dense packed cellulose which we ...

Posted by Jacob Johannessen July 2, 2020, 11:13 a.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

Can you elevate a slab on grade foundation?

...insulation on the exterior and 12 inches below the slab. Note where the doorway is in the front of the image - that is a wood fiber / cement product called Ther...

Posted by Raoul Lions July 27, 2019, 2:47 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

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

I am interested in passive/net zero home (prefab/modular). You can see all of our LEED and Passive House ready kit houses on this page here , and yes, they are...

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

Is there anything I can do about a vapor barrier on the wrong side of a basement wall?

...wood directly on the concrete, put R19 batts between the studs, and covered the whole thing with a poly vapor barrier and then drywall. So the vapor barrier see...

Posted by Iain B Feb. 8, 2021, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 7 Responses

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

...wood, so an above grade wall assembly can usually achieve a higher performance level for a lower cost since you can use wood as the structure. Yes, you will hav...

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