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

ICF home sales are on the rise in 2010

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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