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2008 BEST HEAVY CommErcial
Frieze Harley-Davidson

Project Statistics

Project Name: Frieze Harley-Davidson
Location: O’Fallon, Ill.
Type: Harley Davidson Dealership and Retail Store.
Size: 33,000 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 24,800 sq. ft. (walls), All exterior walls plus one interior wall and elevator shaft
Height: 17 to 33 feet
Cost: Approx. $150 per sq. ft.

Project Timeline
Total Construction: 330 days (Oct. 2006 to Sept. 2007)
ICF Start-to-Finish Time: Approx. 3 months

Construction Team
Owner: Frieze Harley Davidson/Jenny Frieze
Architect: Karasek Architects/Gary Karasek
LEED Consultant: Vertegy Consultants/Thomas Taylor, LEED AP
General Contractor: Trumpet Builders LLC/Paul Hinkler
ICF Installer: DS Klein Construction/Dean Klein
ICF Distributor: County Building Products/Lenard Johnson
ICF System: PolySteel 4000 by Arxx Corp./ Bracing by Reechcraft / Blockouts by V-Buck.

Fast Facts

  • ICFs chosen for energy efficiency, thermal comfort, structural strength, and noise concerns
  • ICF Install was December to March
  • 60- to 80-foot clear spans
  • Cantilevered ICF wall 14 degrees off plumb
  • LEED-Gold Certification
  • “Greenest” of more than 700 Harley dealerships nationwide
  • Featured in Architectural Products Magazine.
  • Green features include a wind turbine for electricity generation, bamboo and cork flooring, and recycled carpet. The furnace burns used motor oil, and the roof is dotted with over 40 Solatubes, as part of a computer-controlled lighting system to minimize energy use.



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