Martin Holladay explains insulating a slab on grade in the Energy Smart Details department. Insulating a slab on grade depends on at least four factors: the climate, the type of foundation, whether the slab includes hydronic tubing for radiant heat, and the severity of the local termite problem. It really isn’t needed in warmer climates, where an...
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The rubble trench is a cheap and effective foundation that combines drainage with load distribution. The basic principle of it has been around for thousands of years but American architect Frank Lloyd Wright brought it into the 20th century. More at www.naturalhomes.org/permahome/rubble-trench-foundation.htm: