ICF

ICF vs. SIP…The Debate Continues

by Dean Dalvit February 8, 2012

We are working on a LEED Platinum housing project and have been doing a tremendous amount of research on both SIP and ICF construction. For the uninitiated, SIP construction (Structural Insulated Panels) is a construction method where rigid insulation is sandwiched between sheets of OSB […]

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Another ICF Foundation Home Under Construction

by Kacy Landsittel December 9, 2011

We have designed several homes that feature ICF construction for foundations. This home is currently being built high above Idaho Springs, Colorado. In this case, ICF (Insulated Concrete Form) is only being used for the walk-out basement. They offer great thermal performance and streamline construction […]

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Moore Residence Update

by Sean O'Hara September 27, 2008

Paula Moore sent Beth Freeman and I some update photos on her house outside Pueblo. The house is built out of insulated concrete forms (ICF) with a 2,800 sf footprint. Paula’s comment on this photo “The attached pictures are not completely current — we’ve had […]

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