While poured walls are still the most common system basement walls, insulated concrete forms are gaining ground in many areas.
One of the questions we always hear is, how much does an ICF home cost?
Home buyers aren't satisfied with the same old house anymore. They want something a little extra for their investment. Builders can set themselves apart by building a better home with insulated concrete forms.
There is plenty of free or low-cost training available for architects and contractors to learn how to design and build ICF structures.
Today’s smart technology is changing the way home owners manage their energy consumption and associated costs. Among the leading improvements contributing to utility savings are tankless, point-of-use electric water heaters.
Homebuyers tend to look at using ICF construction for energy efficiency and strength.
Radiant heating is better at maintaining an even temperature than traditional heating systems.
The secret in our homes with all this water and moisture around us, is figuring out how to keep the balance.
Industry must help residents see value of renewable energy option
Designing and specifying a high-performance building has never been easier, thanks to BIM.
Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.
The kitchen is the most used and impressive home amenity. Whenever guests show up, or even just your immediate family getting together, it seems like the place to congregate is the kitchen.
How conductive polymer is changing today's heating technology.
A basement shouldn't be a damp, scary place to store your household junk. But if it's built out of block or poured walls, it might be.
Convenience, safety and energy efficiency can be achieved through today’s innovations, including home control and automation, smart appliances and renewable energy.
There are many reasons to consider radiant heating for your home, but here are some of the best reasons.
For builders time is money. A builder that can take days or weeks out of the construction cycle will be more profitable in the long run.
If you're thinking about building a log home, or other pre-fab or systems-built home, start with a strong foundation.
As we get closer to the finish line of building my new home, I wanted to take the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite sources of knowledge.
There are many different ways to think about water and how it affects our homes and land. Join us in this episode to explore managing and using stormwater and landscape around your home with ideas from rain barrels to native flowers.