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Green Term Defined: Insulated Concrete Form

Green Term Defined: Insulated Concrete Form Insulated concrete form (ICF) is a wall building system made of reinforced concrete and most commonly rigid thermal insulation. The forms are stack and have the appropriate amount of steel reinforcing added vertically or horizontally....

What are the options for an energy efficient walls system?

There are many ways to build a thermal envelope for a high performance wall system. Which solution is right for your building is a question that should be answered through the design phase. Understanding all the options is an important first step. The most basic decision should...
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Ft. Defiance High Performance Home

Ft. Defiance High Performance Home As we continue to document to process on our high performance home in Ft. Defiance, we will post updates. Here is the first post for this home: CLICK HERE