2008 Small Residential

Project Statistics 

Location: Athens, Vermont
Type: Custom Home, built for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Size: 2,700 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 95% exterior walls
Total Construction: 7 days
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: Approx. 5 hours

Construction Team 

Owner: Lou and Sarah Vitale
Architect: The MacKernon Group/Frank Naef
General Contractor: The MacKernon Group Frank Naef
ICF Installer: New Form Building Systems/Michelle Atherton
ICF System: Walls by BuildBlock/ Bracing by Reechcraft/ Blockouts by Jamb-it-All

Fast Facts 

• Seen by millions of viewers on ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
• First above-grade ICF use on a EMHE show
• Installers and Distributors given only 2 weekslead time
• Perhaps the fastest construction time of any ICF build
• Received wide publicity in traditional construction and green building publications
• Photovoltaic solar system and 5+ Energy Star rating


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