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2008 Best Large Residential
Onekama Hybrid Home

Project Statistics

Location: Onekama, Michigan
Type: Zero Energy Custom Home
Size: 4,100 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 90% of exterior walls, plus Lite-Deck flooring
Cost: Undisclosed

Project Timeline
Total Construction: unknown, finished Dec. 2007
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: 2 months

Construction Team
Owner: Steve Szilvaglyi
Architect: Image Design LLC/Eric Hughes
General Contractor: Hybrid Homes, LLC/Adam Bearup
ICF Installer: Same as GC
ICF Distributor: Wall Tech Products LLC/Dave Russell
ICF System: Walls by BuildBlock/ Floors by Lite-Deck/ Blockouts by V-Buck

Fast Facts

  • 230 yards of concrete
  • ICF walls braced and poured in a blizzard
  • Windmill for energy generation
  • 2007 and 2008 Michigan Energy Fair show home
  • LEED-Platinum Certification
  • Workshop under Lite-Deck garage floor
  • Coverage in may national publications, including “non-concrete related” ones with audiences previously unfamiliar with ICFs.
  • ICF waste filled only one bag.

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