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LAST UPDATED on October 2, 2015.

From the Air--Left to Right--Kit Shop Building,
Our 48' dia. dome home, Our prairie

We are located in central Illinois, near the center of the USA.
1331 County Road 1470E, Sullivan, IL 61951

30ft. dia. dome home built 330 miles north of the Arctic Circle

1,2,3 & 4 Bedroom 2-Story Floorplans
Build with 30ft. dia. Basic 2x4 frame kit costing $6,750.
Or, build with 2x4 on 2x4 T-Beam frame kit costing $10,200.

geodesic dome
A partially assembled 38.5 ft. dia. Basic 2x4 EconOdome frame kit. Click pic to see more.



A comprehensively designed geodesic dome frame kit

Evolving Dome Home Kits for Building Round Dome Homes since 1982.
Sturdy and aerodynamic EconOdome kit built structures are
Earthquake, Storm and Hurricane Safer Round Homes.
Precision Cut Kit Round Homes have Ten Equal Sides.
Ten-Equal-Sided Foundation and Floor is Easier to Build.
The EconOdome frame Kit includes custom vertical framing at perimeter
for Conventional Doors and Windows at no extra charge.

Custom framing for all exterior doors, windows, and skylights
is included at no extra charge.
Extensions for doors and windows are not needed with this design.
The ten-sided perimeter can accomodate many interior floorplans.
Floorplans have many 90 degree corners for furniture and appliances.
The exterior may be reliably waterproofed
using lapping 60 mil thermoplastic (TPO).
Large triangular rubbery shingles are attached
to the exterior panels at the factory.
This remarkable inovation
keeps building materials...DRY...
and the interior of your home...DRY...
during and after construction.
Pre-cut insulated exterior triangle panels (SIPS)
with pre-laminated TPO shingles may be ordered as an option.
Insulation installed outside the the building framework
improves energy efficiency and inhibits condensation (mold).
The exterior is covered like an expanding umbrella
from top to bottom, so you have a place to stand while working.
This eliminates the need for scaffolding after the frame is assembled.
Work is done while standing on dome framework as the dome is enclosed.
Using EconOdome construction methods it is easier to build a dome home!

Roam Home to a Dome

Partially Assembled 38.5' Dia. T-Beam Frame Kit
Above 2x6 Riser Wall with Braced Corner Posts

Tom and a friend are completing the assembly.

Dome home built in Santa Fe, New Mexico

4-Bedroom 3-Story
Dome Home Plan Set
May build with 38.5' dia.
EconOdome 2x4 Basic
frame kit costing $8,250.
Or, EconOdome all 2x4 T-Beam
frame kit costing $13,600.

38.5' dia. 2-Story Dome Home
with 30'dia. garage + loft

Faze Change Produx 2-Story
48'dia. w/ 3,000 sq.ft.

Bermed 2-Story
Built in California

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T-Beam Inside Close-Up Photo & Wil at Home in Dome

38.5'dia. T-Beam frame kit
Built with local help in NM


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To Order EconOdome Planning & Building Manual
+ Complete Stock Plan Set
with Optional Layouts
See info below to order securely.
Custom Plan Sets Cost one dollar per square foot.

EconOdome Planning & Building Manual Includes:
Construction Guide & Materials List,
Floorplans, Design Ideas, & Photos,
Plus Complete Stock Plan Set.

View "Honeycomb Floorplan"

Cost of the illustrated EconOdome 200 page
Planning and Building Manual + Complete Stock Plan Set is:
$50.00 + $5.75 Priority U.S.P.S. Shipping (TOTAL = $55.75).

Additional $3.38 state sales tax charge added for Illinois residents only.

From Inside USA, cost of manual+plans+shipping is $55.75.
Documents will be sent via Priority US mail.
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via secure PayPal website, push "buy now" button at right.

From outside USA, cost of manual+plans+shipping is $70.55 USA dollars.
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If you wish to order with a check or money order, send payment to:
Faze Change Produx, 1331 CR 1470E, Sullivan IL 61951 USA


We have many floorplans in stock.
We will provide you with a "FREE" stock floorplan,
if, you send us an e-mail describing your ten-sided dream home.
Your description, of size and desired features,
will allow us to choose a floorplan to send to you
that matches your description as closely as possible.
If you wish to order a custom floorplan
for your new ten-sided dream home,
the cost, including five revisions, is $75.
This cost ($75) will later be deducted from the
cost of a complete 20+ page construction plan set,
FYI: A complete custom plan set will cost
one US dollar per square foot,
if, you decide to have us draw a complete
set of custom home plans.
Revisions of plans are normally handled by e-mail.
If you live outside the USA,
all correspondence will be via email.
The final revision of your custom floorplan
will be printed on 11"x17" paper
and mailed to you via USPS priority mail.
There will be a postage service charge of $5.60.
If your live inside the USA
and wish to order custom floorplans
push the "Buy Now" button below these words.
You will be sent to a "Secure PayPal website".
You may pay $80.60 for custom floor plans
by credit card or with PayPal account.



There are many ways that the exterior can be waterproofed.
Besides embeding scrims into painted on elastomeric sealers,
the exterior surface of the dome can be waterproofed
with conventional shingles or with large lapping TPO shingles.

TPO shingles are mechanically attached
(with hdg ring shank nails) and/or fully adhered with contact glue.
The overlaps are molecularly bonded
by fusing/melting with a heat gun & small roller.

A digitally operated Wagner heat gun costs $40 at Home Depot.
Or, you can purchase a professional Leister heat gun for about $500.
Either type of heat gun will maintain the constant
850 degree F. temperature needed to properly heat weld TPO.
The special heavy duty 2 inch wide silicone roller (shown above) really helps to seal the seams.
The heavy duty two inch wide silicone roller (shown above)
is supplied with every order for pre-cut TPO triangle shingles.
After the rubbery TPO shingles are glued onto the exterior OSB surface
the overlapped seams are sealed by sliding the heat gun nozzle between the laps
while moving the roller back and forth behind the nozzle.
Doing this securely joins the materials so your
large rubbery TPO triangular shingles do not blow off.


These triangle panels are easily attached
to the exterior of the EconODome frame
with self-tapping 6" screws that have
a low profile head. There are pre-drilled
holes at the perimeter of the triangle
panels for the heavy duty 6" screws.

OSB spacers are used to form
a ventilation space
under both the siding and roofing.
A full surface ventilation cavity
is created that extends from the
lower perimeter of the ten sided building
to the top of the dome roof where the rising
warm and moist air is allowed to escape.
The intake for the ventilation space
is located at the lower perimeter of the building,
just behind the bottom edge of the siding.
vent system detail
SV3, a product made by coravent.com
is attached behind the bottom edge of the siding.
SV3 keeps the bugs out of the vent space.
The "drying air" space behind both the siding
and the roofing virtually eliminates the
possibility of mold and allows your dome home to be
more easily repaired following a violent storm.

We call our "Produx"
"EconOdome Kits" for a reason.
We include design inovations because we can,
so you can have an awesome dome home
that you can build yourself
with precision cut EconOdome Kits
manufactured by Faze Change Produx.

Another design inovation by Faze Change Produx
is a new type of EconOdome frame kit
that is called, the "Loft Ledge" frame kit.
The "Basic Loft Ledge" frame kit
includes ten pre-fabbed 2x6 riser walls
and ten pre-fabbed 2x6 vertical trapezoids
Also included are 2x4 pre-cut struts and blocking components
that are used to complete the top of the EconOdome frame kit.

The lowest two levels of the building are made with 2x6 lumber,
and, the top of the dome is made with 2x4 lumber.
All the precison cut framing is flush at the exterior surface,
So a "Level Loft Ledge" is created on the interior of the dome
because 2x6 lumber is thicker than 2x4 lumber.
This two inch wide "Level Loft Ledge" can be used to
support the second story loft level.
This inovative feature allows you to more
easily construct a loft level within a dome.
A "T-Beam Loft Ledge" frame kit costs 50% more
than a "Basic Loft Ledge" frame kit.

See drawing at left of "Loft Ledge Frame Kit"

This southwest style dome home in New Mexico includes a large sunroom between the house and garage.
This home also features custom interior woodwork and three floor levels above the walk-out basement level.
Eric and Buena Kaylor lived in the camper while their home was under construction.

Click on the photo above for dome home building story by Steve Butterworth.
This dome home under construction in New Mexico is clad entirely with DensDeck Prime Roof Board.
One inch thick R-6.5 insulation board was glued to the back side of the DensDeck sheeting prior to installation.
The exterior is then sealed using a proven commercial roof sealing method called "the saturated seal".
The surface has been proven to be both puncture and fire resistant per Underwriters Laboratories.
This sealing method and other similar proven methods are most often used to
waterproof large and expensive commercial buildings such as hotels and office buildings.
Commercial waterproofing systems undergo rigorous independent testing.
Many commercial waterproofing sysems work well on EconOdome buildings.
And commercial waterproofing sysems allow for the installation of
rigid insulation sheeting on the exterior of the building.
This feature helps to make a home built with EconOdome kits both
more energy efficient and also more storm tolerant. For instance:
A 3 bedroom 30' EconOdome home built this summer above the Arctic Circle in Barrow, Alaska
was clad with a combination of rigid insulation sheeting, DensDeck, and
glued-on lapping pre-cut triangles made with 90 mil EcoWhite EPDM by Firestone.

Most of the material to build this ten-sided Arctic home was pre-cut and/or pre-assembled.
Materials to build this dome home upon pilings extending into the frozen Arctic tundra
were floated to Barrow, Alaska on a barge during the summer of 2012.

We at Faze Change Produx can help with the drawing of custom plans
that are drawn exactly as you wish, and, a company we often work with,
Precision Structural Engineering, on the web at www.structure1.com
can help you with the often required professional engineering approval.
Precision Structural Engineering is licensed to approve plans
nearly everywhere in the USA and also elsewhere in the world.
If you wish to discuss design options for a project you are considering,
contact Wil at 217-728-2184 on Mondays or Fridays
Or, send an email anytime to wil@econodome.com

The lapping white rubber shingles were glued onto the dome surface with a contact glue.
A rubbery and very sticky seam tape glues the seams at the laps.
EcoWhite EPDM has been professionally tested at -50degree F and 100mph winds.
See more information concerning design options on this website at Construction Solutions.

This 38.5' dia. 2-Story Dome Home is being
built with a 2x6 Basic EconOdome frame kit.

The cupola on top helps with natural ventilation.
The sunroom will help with passive solar heating.

A large 38.5' diameter greenhouse stays warm inside year around
by transfering heat from the top of the dome to the earth under the dome.

What the people say about building with EconOdome kits.

A "Fuller" Explanation & What Now?
The EconOdome home design begins with the end in mind.

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