Insulated Concrete Forms

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Fact Sheet

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This small fact sheet can have a large impact on your home building efforts, expecially if you are building in a hurricane or tornado prone location. Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) can be substituted for wood framed walls as well as concrete foundations, and are becoming a competitive, durable alternative to traditional wood framing.

Download this fact sheet to learn about:

  • What ICFs are and how they are used
  • Advantages of ICFs
  • Planning for future expansions and additions when using ICFs
  • Cost considerations
  • Roof connections to maintain tornado and hurricane resistant qualities
  • Links to additional resources

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