Like many other natural and artificial materials, ICF walls get in the way of radio waves that carry the cellular signal. But luckily, the solution is simple — all you need is a cell signal booster.
ICF buildings don’t offer bulletproof protection against the pests by default. But did you know that there are several effective ways of protecting your ICF walls from termite damage?
See how one General Contractor was able to simplify a complex addition by pivoting the foundation design to Logix ICF. This contractor saved time, money, and gave his client a high-performance, energy-efficient basement for their new addition, that will actually be featured in an upcoming episode of This Old House, due to air in early 2022.
Learn the 4 ways to calculate wall reinforcement for ICF walls (Providing your walls fall within certain parameters and limitations)
CAN I PLACE A WINDOW OR DOOR OPENING WITHIN 4 FEET OF A CORNER IN AN ICF WALL? There is no such restriction in the [...]
Discover some of the expected changes to Canada’s energy efficiency standards and their effect on the building envelope. We’ll also walk you through the details of a possible solution for net-zero-ready (NZR) below-grade walls for colder climate zones.
Insulated Concrete Forms are the future of construction — they elevate home comfort, boost energy efficiency, protect against intensifying natural disasters, and have predictable costs.
Read this full post to help make an informed decision about the pros and cons of both insulated concrete forms and conventionally poured concrete foundations.
Will the Wet Concrete in an ICF Wall Release Moisture Into the Home or Building as It Cures and Affect the Interior Humidity Levels?
Does the portion of the water that evaporates from an ICF wall affect the humidity inside the home or building? The answer is no! The foam panels of the ICF block are vapor barriers, so unless there are large gaps in the joints between the ICF blocks (Which is not normal at all) The evaporating moisture would not enter the home or building.
There are plenty of reasons to change your conventional foundation house plans to an ICF design — ease of construction, energy efficiency, and elevated comfort, just to name a few. Read this article to see how relatively straightforward it is to convert your conventionally designed foundation to ICF.