Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall
An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.
Fox Blocks, a maker of insulated concrete forms, developed the Fox Buck to provide an insulated concrete form solution for door and window openings.
At the 2015 International Builders' Show, Randy Daniels, regional sales manager with Fox Blocks, explained the downsides of using lumber in an ICF home. Ensuring the entire wall assembly uses ICFs ensure high performance for the home and helps the homeowner avoid some problems over the life of the home.
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Companies: Fox Blocks
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Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
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Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
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