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Hands-On ICF at WOC 2024
By Randy Daniels
“Kinesthetic” learners got to stack and move ICF forms for the first time at Fox Blocks’ demos at World of Concrete 2024. Concrete folks from all sides of the construction equation got to stack walls with minimal guidance and got to see just how easy it really is.

From the ICFMA: Building a Green Future
By Frank Gordon
In the face of increasing climate volatility and environmental concerns, the construction industry is undergoing a paradigm shift towards resilient and sustainable building practices.

How To: Build ICF Additions
By Tom Patton
Today’s real estate market is making more homeowners think seriously about renovating their house or creating an addition to gain more space for the family or lifestyle comfort.

Perspectives by Build With ICF: Did You Find The Love Of Your Life?
By Trevor Brown
In the last article, we talked about the skill of “speed dating” at trade shows. Now that everyone is back from WOC, IBS, and other early-in-the-year trade shows, how did it go? If you’re wondering what your next move is, here’s the answer.

Engineer’s Corner: ICF Reduces Environmental Impact of Construction
By Dave Gowers
Different construction methods have many facets — energy conservation, building cost, operating expense, materials sources, building size, and disaster resistance.

Project Profile: Carmi Home Project
The Carmi Home Project in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, was the Large Residential Winner and the Large Residential People’s Choice Winner in the 2024 ICF Builder Awards.

Project Profile: Ellis Elementary School
Ellis Elementary School in Logan, Utah, was the 1st Runner Up and People’s Choice winner in the education category in 2024’s ICF Builder Awards.

Project Profile: LaLiberte Iconic
LaLiberte Iconic in Cave Creek, Arizona, is a 5,061-square-foot main house with a 760-square-foot guest casita. The project was the Large Residential 1st Runner Up in the 2024 ICF Builder Awards.

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May/June 2024 News

Trevor Brown, a columnist for this magazine, a podcast host, and ICF supplier, was a finalist for Associate/Supplier of the Year at the National Association of Homebuilders Nationals Event on March 21 at Caesars Palace. Brown advanced to become 1 of 3 finalists out of...

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How To: Build ICF Additions

How To: Build ICF Additions

Today’s real estate market is making more homeowners think seriously about renovating their house or creating an addition to gain more space for the family or for lifestyle comfort. Additions or remodels add value to the property and extend the current lifespan in...

Hands-On ICF at WOC 2024

Hands-On ICF at WOC 2024

By Randy DanielsRandy Daniels, in cowboy hat, leads a hands-on demonstration on stacking Fox Blocks ICFs at World of Concrete 2024.World of Concrete 2024 proved exceptionally successful this year with an absolute record breaking number of leads generated. This could...

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The MAC Federal Credit Union in Wasilla, Alaska, is a prime example of how insulated concrete forms can be used to create a beautiful, energy-efficient, and resilient building. Completed in July 2021, the project was the Light Commercial 2nd runner up and People’s Choice Winner in the 2023 ICF Builder Awards. Read more here: www.icfmag.com/2023/01/mac-federal-credit-union/ ... See MoreSee Less
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