ICF Mid-Rise Design Guide

This guide has been compiled by the Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) which is a membership organization of ICF manufacturers and other stakeholders in concrete construction. The information presented herein has been collected from a cross-section of industry professionals who are dedicated to the construction of high-performance buildings that employ insulating concrete form (ICF)…

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Independent Testing Reveals Thermal Mass Effect on Energy Efficienty

THERMAL STUDY PROVES AN INSULATING CONCRETE FORM WALL CAN ACHIEVE UP TO 60% ENERGY SAVINGS AND 58% GREATER R-VALUE/RSI FOR HOME AND BUILDING OWNERS The Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) recently commissioned CLEB Laboratories (formerly known as Air-Ins Inc.) to conduct the first in a series of accredited whole wall thermal studies. This installment…

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Press Release: CLEB LABORATORIES Thermal wall study quantifies ICF Thermal Mass Effect In Ground Breaking Test

CLEB LABORATORIES Thermal wall study quantifies ICF Thermal Mass Effect In Ground Breaking Test Ottawa, ON., July 1st, 2017 – CLEB Laboratories recently conducted a comprehensive series of impartial studies comparing a traditional insulated wood frame cavity wall to standard 6 inch (150mm) core insulating concrete form (ICF) wall, which demonstrated and quantified the thermal mass…

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Press Release: CLEB Laboratories Thermal Study Proves BUILDING WITH INSULATING CONCRETE FORMS Can Achieve UP TO 60% in Energy Savings for Home & BUILDING owners

CLEB LABORATORIES Thermal Study Proves BUILDING WITH INSULATING CONCRETE FORMS Can Achieve UP TO 60% in Energy Savings for Home & BUILDING owners Ottawa, ON., June 1st, 2017 – The recent study published by CLEB Laboratories produced surprisingly revealing data; confirming dramatically superior ICF energy-efficiency providing up to 60% in energy savings for home and…

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Press Release: Breakthrough thermal study proves ICF walls provide up to 58% more R-Value/RSI than wood frame Walls.

Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) Suite 460, 11-300 Earl Grey Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2T 1C1 info@icf-ma.org Breakthrough thermal study proves ICF walls provide up to 58% more R-Value/RSI than wood frame Walls. Ottawa, ON., May 8th, 2017 – The Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) recently commissioned CLEB Laboratories to conduct a comprehensive series…

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Press Release: Whole Wall Thermal Study Proves BUILDING WITH INSULATED CONCRETE FORMS Can Achieve UP TO 58% Annual Energy Savings for Homeowners

Whole Wall Thermal Study Proves BUILDING WITH INSULATED CONCRETE FORMS Can Achieve UP TO 58% Annual Energy Savings for Homeowners Ottawa, ON., March 21, 2017 – The Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) recently commissioned a comprehensive series of impartial studies comparing traditional insulated wood frame cavity wall construction to standard 6 inch (150mm) core…

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Multifamily Mid-Rise Homes

This presentation was presented by Jill Lewis Smith, AIA, NCARB and prepared by Civic Consultants Inc. for the 2017 ICF Summit at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV. This presentation discussed the role of materials in mid-rise multi-family construction.

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