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 vs Wood Framed construction in Mid-Rise Buildings

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.

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.

ICF Design Guide for Multi-storey Buildings

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

Build With Strength: Chesapeake Village Center, Stephensville, MD

An NRMCA Build With Strength Concrete Design Center Project The NRMCA Build With Strength Concrete Design Center provides information, expertise and resources for commercial mid-rise projects. Connecting architects, engineers, and material experts to create structures that are strong, resilient, extremely energy efficient and cost effective to construct.

Mid-Rise ICF vs. CMU / Wood: Who Wins?

This presentation was created by Mike Cleary to discuss panelization of ICFs, comparison of ICF construction versus CMU and Wood in a mid-rise environment and to demonstrate the significant advantages of helix micro-rebar.

Building your Construction Business with Disaster Resistant ICF Structures

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.