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Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
Foundation choices

Slab-on-grade vs foundation and crawlspace or basement

...GUIDE Further reading for Slab on Grade or basement construction: How to choose between a crawlspace or a slab foundation ? - Ecohome Guide Best practices for basement construction - Ecohome Guide How much insulation does a basement need - EcoHome Guide How to finish the exterior of Insulated basements an...

stove hood bathroom fan central vac
Healthy indoor air quality

Removing dust and moisture from homes

...guide, North America's trusted resource for green home building . Thanks to our sponsors: Venmar NuTone Broan

DIY air exchanger installation video
HRV and ERV

DIY Lunos HRV air exchanger installation video

...guide page: Understanding home ventilation Canadian supplier Ecogenia

How to Fasten Cement Board Facing to slab on grade insulation
Slab on Grade

Finishing the exterior of an insulated slab-on-grade floor

...Guide for a Slab on Grade Foundation with Solar Powered Radiant Heating , or discover many more articles about Design, Insulation, Forming, Heating & Pouring of Slab on Grade by Clicking HERE or join the debate about which insulation is the greenest here , all from the EcoHome Green Building Guides

Insulating a Slab on grade for a Passive Solar LEED Home with Rockwool © Ecohome
Insulation and soundproofing

Insulating below slab-on-grade floors

...guide pages: Thanks to our sponsor Roxul / Rockwool . See other slab on grade information pages here: The Definitive Slab-on-grade Technical Guide How to build a slab-on-grade foundation with thickened edge for normal soil conditions Slab on Grade insulated prefabricated ICF form kits, how to build them, wh...

The Zoetrope DIY Vertical Wind Turbine Design
Wind power

The Zoetrope: Open Source DIY Vertical Wind Turbine Design

...guide includes a list of necessary materials, recommended tools and details the build process. Interested? Cruise over to the Applied Sciences website and check it out for yourself. Or check out the construction tutorial animation below.

Radiant floor heat in a bathroom
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

DIY radiant floor installation

...guide, how to build a passive solar home . Read more about Ecohome's LEED V4 Platinum Edelweiss House , Passive solar home design , Passive House contruction , how to build slab on grade on bad soil , and anything you need to know about sustainable green home construction in Ecohome's green building guide pages.