July 2012

Insulated Concrete Forms Rapidly Gaining Popularity in Residential Construction by Lindsay Locke

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Among the available high performance building systems on the market today, Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) are rapidly leading the way in high performance building systems as the fastest growing alternative for above grade walls.  According to the NAHB Research Center, the use of ICFs in the construction of new single family homes grew 750% between 2002 and 2010-- representing 12,000 new homes built that year.