Solid from bottom to the top: How to provide a strong foundation for your new home

The foundation is the most important part of a new home construction. Its solidity and durability will define the structural load it can withstand. It also serves to make sure the load is spread out evenly, preventing any kind of uneven settlement. Solid and well-built, it offers a firm bed for construction, improving the stability…Read moreRead more

Busting common myths about insulated concrete forms (ICFs)

The use of insulated concrete forms (ICFs) is gaining momentum in the building industry. Boasting a variety of advantages, it is being adopted as the new standard for the construction of various types of buildings from single family homes to hotels and commercial structures. Builders, designers and architects are embracing this technology to keep their…Read moreRead more

Concrete making a comeback and for good reasons

Concrete has been used for construction since the ancient Egyptians. After World War II, it was used as a staple material for rapid reconstruction. But in the 1980s, builders and architects grew tired of the concrete jungles and it simply went out of style. However, today, it’s making a comeback in an even better and…Read moreRead more

Concrete walls emerging as green trend in new construction

With today’s mandate of building tighter, more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly homes, builders are constantly looking for durable and energy-efficient materials for the construction of their new building projects.The combination of these rising energy requirements and fuel costs mean that they need to make the most of the latest advances in building technology.With the continuous…Read moreRead more

Looking to save on high energy costs? Build a new concrete home

The latest home-building technology is finally putting a major dent in the high cost of heating and cooling. If you are in the market to build the most energy efficient new home possible, experts recommend you should consider the many benefits of concrete. Concrete houses made using the latest advanced system of pre-fabricated, interlocking insulated…Read moreRead more

ICF Home Survives Hurricane Michael

The “Sand Palace” a model of resilient architecture It was easily the most noticeable house on the oceanfront of Mexico Beach, Florida…simply because it was still standing. On October 10, 2018, Mexico Beach was flattened by Hurricane Michael and amongst the devastating destruction, one home stood upright on stilts above all the apocalyptic destruction, appearing…Read moreRead more

Building With Wood Instead of Concrete Could be Costing Your Business Time AND Money

Logix ICF House Under Construction

Do you think building with wood is both faster and less expensive than building with concrete (insulated concrete forms)? If so, you’re not alone. A lot of people think that this is true, especially when it comes to 4-6 story mid-rise buildings. However, it’s not actually the case. In fact, this blog post will show…Read moreRead more

CLT Wood vs Concrete

Concrete construction is one of the strongest and longest lasting forms of construction in the known world. Though many improvements have been made in technology, at the end of the day laminates, glues, and other materials used to create exotic wood based building materials just cannot withstand exposure to fire. Saving lives in the first…Read moreRead more

Building with Comfort in Mind? Why ICFs Are Better Than Wood

Building with comfort in mind? What’s the best choice of materials if you want to build a well-insulated, quiet home or building? Perhaps you’re building for the hospitality industry. Maybe you’re approaching retirement and want to build a quiet retreat for yourself. Whether you’re a builder, a homeowner or an architect, comfort is an important…Read moreRead more

ICF Basics for Commercial Installers Presentation at World of Concrete

ICFWE – ICF BASICS FOR COMMERCIAL INSTALLERS Tuesday, January 23 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Presenter: Bill Clymer At the World of Concrete Room N119 Session Code: ICFWE Registration Fee- $90 About the Presentation Join us for this new interactive training course designed for commercial contractors who are new to Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)….Read moreRead more