Your energy efficient building must be well founded so it can withstand normal loading as well as extreme forces and it should also be well insulated.The need for a well designed foundation so that your dream home will always be safe and secure can not be overemphasized.
Oh brother anatomy -- no worries, I am not going to bore you with physically disecting the foundation, we just want to peek into the makeup of the foundation, no load calculations or stress analysis here either -- this is just to present to you pictorially what is going on behind the scenes.
Foundation of Your energy efficient Home /
There are a number of options for designing the foundation out there today that will meet the preceding requirements. Let us look at a brief summary of the various materials, configurations and characteristics of such a foundation.
It behoves all of us to use energy wisely. And with the enormous increase in energy prices, it also makes economic sense. Typical foundation options will include some of the following ...
At Energy Efficient Building Network, we can help you with the foundation design-build requirements of your energy efficient building project.
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