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Why do Net Zero Energy Home Builders choose ICFs?

Why do Net Zero Energy Home Builders choose ICFs?

Net-zero energy homes (homes that produce as much clean energy as they consume) are the future of construction. They offer all the benefits of enhanced energy efficiency, from reduced costs to increased comfort. In order to build a net-zero energy home, you need to...

What do Insulated Concrete Forms Cost?

What do Insulated Concrete Forms Cost?

Insulated concrete forms (ICFs) are typically purchased from a local lumber yard or building material retailer. At the time of writing this article, the purchase price of a regular 16” x 48” styrofoam ICF block is in the $21-$24 range, depending on what region/country...

The 4 Most Eco-Friendly Materials For Your Home

The 4 Most Eco-Friendly Materials For Your Home

Spring is finally here, and that means it's time for some spring cleaning. However, did you know that there are some building materials that can help spring clean your carbon footprint? Many home construction materials are surprisingly eco-friendly. Here are a few of...

Using ICF Construction? Put Aside These Common Concerns

Using ICF Construction? Put Aside These Common Concerns

Looking to incorporate green building materials into your next remodel or renovation? Then ICF walls and ICF building blocks may be the perfect investment for you. We understand the concerns many experience when considering this type of building material, as it isn’t...

3 Environmental Benefits Of ICF Homes

3 Environmental Benefits Of ICF Homes

As environmentalism and conserving resources becomes more of a concern for people, families everywhere are looking to go green in unique and interesting ways. This extends to constructing their homes out of new, innovative materials, like ICF systems. But how do ICF...

3 Reasons ICFs Are Perfect For Tiny Home Construction

3 Reasons ICFs Are Perfect For Tiny Home Construction

Green building materials are being embraced by contractors all over the world. This is in line with other sustainable construction trends, like the tiny home living trend. Tiny homes require less energy and fewer overall resources to construct and maintain...

Having These Home Problems? ICFs Can Help

Having These Home Problems? ICFs Can Help

Insulated concrete form (ICF) systems have been used in global construction for over 60 years. They have countless benefits, and if your home is older or lacking in maintenance, chances are, Nexcem ICFs can help. Here are just a few common yet expensive home problems...

Why Use Insulated Concrete Forms?

Why Use Insulated Concrete Forms?

ICF systems have been used in global construction for over 60 years. They can be installed in both residential and commercial structures, providing superior insulation and protection. But before you determine whether ICF construction is right for your building, it's...

ICFs For Your Garage: Exploring Top Benefits

ICFs For Your Garage: Exploring Top Benefits

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, ICF walls can save homeowners 20% to 25% on annual heating and cooling costs. And in addition to being installed around your home's foundation, insulated concrete forms have a wide range of benefits...