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 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?
What is the best method of building a slab on grade?
Can I use a Legalett slab in Florida if I don't want floor heat?
How do you determine the thickness of concrete for slab on grade construction?
Have you excavated under one of your slabs middle of winter?
What is the best way to do exterior foundation styrofoam finishing?
How do you prevent mold under flooring of a house on concrete slab?
How much for a 1200 square foot house will it cost me to finish the slab
Can you install a slab on grade foundation in the Fall and leave it over winter?
Could we use a raft slab with ICF walls on a sloped site?
What is a thermal break solution at a door threshold?
Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?
Is it possible to do a mono pour if you have a covered porch?
How would I detail the connection between the wall and floating slab?
Can you add a screen/sun room and deck to a slab on grade?
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.