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Getting Started with Nexcem ICF Blocks

Getting Started with Nexcem ICF Blocks

  The possibilities are endless with Nexcem ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms). Our variety of ICF Blocks offer a complete construction solution with built-in savings, resilience, and comfort. While building with ICF does involve a learning curve, we will discuss how...
Energy Savings and Carbon Footprint of ICF

Energy Savings and Carbon Footprint of ICF

  What Is The Energy Savings And Global Warming Potential (GWP) Of ICF Walls? From carbon dioxide to other gases like hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), builders are increasingly paying attention to the different types of emissions that buildings contribute to the atmosphere....
Rising Lumber Prices make ICF a No Brainer

Rising Lumber Prices make ICF a No Brainer

  Even as better building technologies such as insulated concrete forms (ICFs) emerged over time, lumber’s cheap costs always guaranteed its popularity. But nothing lasts forever. With its prices soaring in this past cataclysmic year of 2020, lumber’s only edge over...
Building with ICF Blocks

Building with ICF Blocks

  ICF Construction: Everything You Need To Know Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) have become a relatively common way to build homes. This innovative building material is typically made of blocks of polystyrene foam with space in between to pour a concrete wall....
Net Zero Homes

Net Zero Homes

  The design of a net-zero energy home includes renewable energy sources and energy-efficient materials, like Nexcem as well as other sustainable components like Truegrid Permeable Pavers that reduce the CO2 emissions and water usage over the life cycle of the home....
Passive House Construction

Passive House Construction

              How do you build a passive house with insulated concrete forms (ICFs)? Passive buildings are on the rise, just as you can see covered here and here. And this makes sense given that sustainable green construction is growing amid...

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