Archive for June 27, 2018
One of the best innovations in home and building design in recent years is insulating concrete forms, or ICFs. These offer a speedy and cost-effective way to build that utilizes environmentally friendly building products. Here are the answers to frequently asked questions about the best ICF systems.
What is ICF?
Hollow blocks of plastic foam are quickly and easily stacked into any desired shape. Workers then fill the center of the stacks with reinforced concrete and the structure is created. The end result is a strong material, concrete, encased in two layers of light and insulating foam. This sort of wall is strong, airtight, does not transmit sound, and is well-insulated. This makes the best ICF systems green building products that increase energy efficiency.
Are There Different Types of ICF Systems?
There are three different configurations. These are the waffle-grid, the screen-grid, and the flat wall. Flat wall systems are continuous in their thickness, like tr