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Builders in Canada are turning to insulated concrete forms to meet updates in the National Building Code.
The tiny house craze is going strong, and insulated concrete forms are becoming a popular way to build them.
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.
Green approach contributes efficiency, value, sustainability risk
Homebuyers tend to look at using ICF construction for energy efficiency and strength.
Designing and specifying a high-performance building has never been easier, thanks to BIM.
Blocks used to help structures endure Mother Nature's fury while still promoting appealing aesthetics
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.
Projects prove sustainable construction achievable on multiple levels
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.
Modern builders are turning to insulating concrete forms (ICFs) for homes that are energy efficient, resilient and comfortable.
Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is sweeping the commercial building industry. BIM is a 3-D model-based process that gives architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals the tools to plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure more efficiently. Fox Blocks...
Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.
In addition to energy savings and quiet comfort, another reason to build insulated concrete forms is resistance to fire.
Using insulated concrete forms for walls and/or foundations can help builders extend their building season, and deliver energy-efficient buildings as well.
As energy codes and consumer interest drive growth in high-performance home buildings, insulated concrete forms provide an attractive alternative to wood-frame construction.