Slab on Grade
You're in the right place for step-by-step guides to insulated slab on grade foundations and floors especially if building a high-efficiency LEED, Passive House, ZNE, FPSF or Positive Energy or Passive Solar Homes.
Should I put 2" foam board under, around, AND on top of concrete slab?
Can moisture from the sand and aggregate under a slab cause rising damp?
Will air heated floors work in a northern climate?
Does ground under exposed concrete have a deeper or shallower frostline?
Can we backfill a basement and then do slab on grade?
What maintenance needs to be done on a slab on grade foundation?
Can you build Slab on grade as an extension on an existing house with a crawlspace?
How would you do a Slab on Grade with a post and bean garage in New Hampshire?
How do you attach steps to slab on grade insulation?
What is the best way to build a slab on grade foundation?
Can you use Comfortboard mineral wool insulation as a skirt on monolithic slab?
Insulation on interior or exterior of frost wall - or both - for floating slab?
What is the best way to install slab on grade insulation?
Can you jack up a cottage and build a slab on grade underneath it?
Can you leave a Legalett slab in winter in Canada without the heat on?
What thickness of insulation and concrete do you recommend in a floating slab?
Slab on Grade
Professionals and DIY slab forming systems are covered including ICF, Solar Heated Radiant heated, Hydronic Radiant heated and traditional Raft slabs.
How to prepare the ground, choose a design and then the right system, much will depend on the space available, the insolation, the location and the experience of the builders involved in construction.
here at EcoHome we aim to make succesful Slab on Grade construction Easy by showing how, from design to build.