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2008 Best Small Residential
Vitale Residence

Project Statistics
Project Name: Vitale Family Home
Location: Athens, Vermont
Type: Custom Home, built for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Size: 2,700 sq. ft. (floor)
ICF Use: 95% exterior walls

Project Timeline
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: Same as Architect
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 weeks lead 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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