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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?

Posted by Insinuendo Insinuendo Aug. 5, 2022 Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Will air heated floors work in a northern climate?

Posted by Matthew holmes March 22, 2022 Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can we backfill a basement and then do slab on grade?

Posted by susannahandjared mcisaac March 3, 2022 Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What maintenance needs to be done on a slab on grade foundation?

Posted by Diane Arsenault March 1, 2022 Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How do you attach steps to slab on grade insulation?

Posted by Mary Alm Dec. 2, 2021 Slab on Grade 3 Responses

What is the best way to build a slab on grade foundation?

Posted by Earl Williams Nov. 30, 2021 Slab on Grade 3 Responses

What experience do you have with techno piles?

Posted by Rob DesBaillets Aug. 26, 2021 New foundations and slab-on-grade 3 Responses

What is the best way to install slab on grade insulation?

Posted by paul fowler Aug. 26, 2021 Slab on Grade 3 Responses

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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.