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 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.

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.

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.

Disaster Resilient Homes

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.

ICFs – Hurricane Awareness Tour 2016

Donn Thompson, Senior Director Market Dev – Portland Cement Association, is featured in this short clip about the benefits of building with ICFs when it comes to Hurricanes.

Net Zero Home Built With LOGIX ICF Time Lapse Video

Hurricane Sandy: A Story of Survival