ICFs provide defense against Mother Nature

Insulated concrete forms have become popular building solutions for developers looking for building performance and the ability to speed up construction. The use of ICFs at a new Holiday Inn Express in downtown Louisville, Ky., helped the facility open three months ahead of schedule and is expected to reduce energy costs by as much as 35 percent annually, compared to similar-sized buildings.

ICFs are noted for their durability as well, able to carry massive weight loads and enjoy a lengthy lifespan.

David Morris of Fox Blocks, a leading manufacturer of ICFs, talked recently about the resilience of the forms and how, incorporated into a building, can enable that structure to withstand the worst that Mother Nature throws at it.

 


Topics: Architectural Firms, Building Owners and Managers, Construction Firms, Consulting - Green & Sustainable Strategies and Solutions, Energy Saving Products, Engineering Firms, Exteriors, Great Commercial Buildings, Healthy & Comfortable Buildings, Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF), Insulation, Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Trends and Statistics, Technology, Thermal Envelope - Building Envelope, Urban Planning and Design

Companies: Fox Blocks


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