Foundations, Basements & Slab-on-Grade
Whenrenovating or building a new home in the US or Canadawitha Basement or a Slab on Grade, in the EcoHome Foundation & Basement guide section you will findthe basics on foundation,basement & slab design,under slab insulation, site selection & preparation, excavation, drainage &radon gas prevention and mitigation
Foundations and Basements
Building science for foundations and slab on grade options are explained, for example raft slabs as afrost-protected shallow foundation. EcoHome helps readers understand the issues that affect energy efficiency, moisture management,slab on grade forming techniques,how to choose between a crawlspace or a slab foundationand radon control and removal so you canbuild more efficient Green homesandbetter insulated crawlspacesthat will last a lifetime.