Battle the Elements with Resilient Homes Built with Insulated Concrete Forms

Publication Type:
White Paper

Published / Updated:
July 31, 2017

After a rash of severe storms, resiliency has gained the attention of homeowners, construction professionals and the insurance industry. That’s why insurance companies, state insurance regulators and government agencies are providing significant insurance discounts for homes built to new, more resilient standards like the FORTIFIED Home standard created by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), or the recently announced Department of Homeland Security's Resilience STAR standards. This white paper covers one popular approach to building a storm-resilient home — using insulated concrete forms (ICFs) for the wall assembly and foundation.



Fox Blocks

Fox Blocks Insulating Concrete Form Wall Systems provide an extremely energy efficient building envelope offering superior strength, sound, air quality, and well insulated walls.

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