The Florida Beach House Proves How Strong, Efficient, and Beautiful an ICF Home Can Be The ICF industry hangs its hat on a few defining benefits; energy efficiency, ease of construction, and disaster resistance. While we never hope that your home comes in contact with any kind of disaster (natural or otherwise) it is always…Read moreRead more
With the present generations’ increasing focus on saving planet earth, several key initiatives are being adopted to reduce our negative impact on the environment. One of the leading movements today is the focus on sustainable development. The expression might sound complex, but in fact, simply applies to any kind of development that meets today’s needs…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
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.
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.
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.