These pages provide helpful information for architects and contractors on green building design and construction elements including, windows, flooring, plumbing, insulation, and more.
Green Building Guiding Principles
A variety of insulation products can help provide that comfort and safety. Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) are forms for poured concrete walls that stay in place as a permanent part of the wall assembly. The forms, made of foam insulation, are either pre-formed interlocking blocks or separate panels connected with plastic ties. This union allows concrete to perform as a thermally efficient building structure, boasting R-values otherwise not attained.