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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.

Can you use spray foam Insulation under a slab?

Posted by Linda Martin April 6, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

4" air pipe quality for air heated floor?

Posted by Israel Sword March 28, 2020, 6:26 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Should I build a basement or slab on grade?

Posted by robert baker March 27, 2020, 6:54 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

Do you have an Engineer directory for slab on grade designers?

Posted by Paul Giusto Dec. 30, 2019, 8:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What's the difference between a slab on grade and a monolithic foundation?

Posted by Ronaldo Johnitas Dec. 10, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses

Can you replace an old slab foundation with an air heated slab?

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What Should You Look For When Buying a Slab on Grade Home?

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 6, 2019, 7:29 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

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

Posted by peter owen Oct. 31, 2019, 3:33 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How much insulation should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement?

Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019, 1:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Can you install tubing under a slab on grade foundation to extract heat in winter?

Posted by Jennifer Cole Aug. 28, 2019, 11:34 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

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

Can you elevate a slab on grade foundation?

Posted by Raoul Lions July 27, 2019, 2:47 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What should I look for if I want to buy a slab on grade house?

Posted by terry northcott March 25, 2019, 11:02 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses


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.