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
This presentation was presented by Harvey Schellenberg of HP Builders. It compares the complexity, labor, materials, time, and cost of two identical buildings built at the same time on the same lot.
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)…Read moreRead more
This presentation was given by Mike Garrett, CEO of BuildBlock ICFs and is focused on how you can build your construction business through building disaster resilient and energy-efficient homes and buildings.
The presentation below was presented by Mike Russell at the 2017 ICF Summit at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas. This presentation outlines design suggestions for ICF homes in disaster prone areas and specific considerations used in the design of his home. He also illustrates how it withstood the forces of Hurricane Matthew.