Green Homes – Insulated Concrete Forms (via Gkyconstruction’s Blog)

ICF home sales are on the rise in 2010
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ICF is short fo Insulated Concrete Forms The concrete walls of an ICF home have high thermal mass, which act as a buffer between the interior of a home and the extreme outdoor temperature 24-hours a day. This reduces both peak and total heating and cooling loads. The combination of high R-values, low air infiltration, and high thermal mass is believed to account for the amazing 25% to 60% energy savings of ICF versus wood or steel-framed homes. f … Read More

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