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ICF vs Wood: 6 Reasons to Choose ICF

Over the past several years, dramatic increases in lumber costs have left the construction industry looking to other building material alternatives, such as insulated concrete forms (ICFs), in place of traditional wood-frame construction. ICFs are a building system that uses Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam blocks that stack together to act as a hollow wall with…Read more

Using ICFs with Habitat for Humanity in Hartford, CT

In Hartford, Connecticut, Habitat for Humanity worked with volunteers and partners, ICFMA, Nudura, Euclid Chemical, Tilcon, and more as part of the NRMCA Build With Strength initiative to build a new, long-lasting home using insulated concrete forms and fiber reinforced concrete. Watch video here.

The ICFMA to Partner With the NRMCA’s Build With Strength 2.0 Coalition

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s Build with Strength Coalition Partners with Habitat for Humanity International Donated concrete will strengthen affordable housing, making it more resilient and sustainable The Insulating Concrete Forms Manufacturers Association (ICFMA) is proud to partner with the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s (NRMCA) Build With Strength Program. Build with Strength 2.0 is…Read 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 more