Infloor heating / Guides

Crawl Spaces or Slab on Grade Foundations?
Foundations and Basements

Slab on grade or crawlspaces, which is better?

...heating, it does not blow dust around your home. So it offers an advantage for cleaner indoor-air quality than a crawl space foundation. A polished concrete floor with a non-toxic finish is the most durable and healthy flooring material you can choose for a slab on grade foundation. The only downside is that it can b...

Step by step guide for slab-on-grade home construction
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade construction: the ecoHOME A to Z Slab building guide

...heating system, the plumbing contractor will install a network of cross-linked polyethylene piping (PEX). The reinforcement mesh is often used as a grid for attaching the piping. Plastic zip ties work great in this capacity, but ensure the ends are cut or secured, and do not protrude above the level of concrete to be p...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...heating systems There are three high-efficiency top-up heating systems in this LEED, Passive House & Zero Energy Ready rated kit house , because as much as this high performance home is designed using Passive Solar design principles there are always periods of the year in cold northern US States like New York, Vermon...