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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.

Could we use a raft slab with ICF walls on a sloped site?

Posted by Paul Fischer Sept. 15, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is a thermal break solution at a door threshold?

Posted by Shaun B Sept. 13, 2020, 6:31 a.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses

Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?

Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020, 12:52 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Is it possible to do a mono pour if you have a covered porch?

Posted by Frank Gascon Aug. 10, 2020, 8:05 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How would I detail the connection between the wall and floating slab?

Posted by Brendon Fraser July 17, 2020, 1:24 p.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses

Can you add a screen/sun room and deck to a slab on grade?

Posted by Pierre Contant July 1, 2020, 10:55 a.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses

How do you create a slab on grade on a slope?

Posted by Adrienne Rayna June 30, 2020, 3:58 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 3 Responses

Protection from Insects for Legalett Geo-passive super insulated slab on grade?

Posted by James Burns April 30, 2020, 11:11 a.m. Slab on Grade 0 Responses

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

How well does the Legalett air heated floor work when pouring concrete?

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 9 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

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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.