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Insulating concrete forms for residential design and construction

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concrete houses -- Design and construction.,
  • Insulating concrete forms.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesInsulating concrete forms
    StatementPieter A. VanderWerf ... [et al.].
    ContributionsVanderWerf, Pieter A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4818.C6 I57 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 326 p. :
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL673270M
    ISBN 100070670331
    LC Control Number97019355

    The list of major homeowner benefits using Insulated Concrete Forms construction technology is impressive: Strength: ICF walls benefit from concrete’s inherent structural qualities, particularly important in regions affected by severe weather. Lower Utility Bills: The combination of a continuous concrete wall plus the integral interior and exterior insulation provides superb energy efficiency. A Portland Cement Association technology brief drawing from work done by VanderWerf, Feige, Chammas, and Lemay (Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction, ) concluded that insulated concrete forms cost builders about 5%% per square foot of floor area more than wood-frame houses of the same design.

    This new document is a comprehensive introduction to the design and construction of reinforced concrete structures with insulating concrete forms focusing on ICFs for walls.. In spite of their simplicity, ICFs are based on extensive research and continue to evolve with changes in technology. Because there are many proprietary systems, and building codes do not offer general guidance about . Insulating Concrete Forms for Multifamily Residential Construction Sponsored By: Build with Strength Description: Insulating concrete forms (ICFs) combine the strength and durability of reinforced concrete with rigid insulation, and they provide ideal solutions for apartments, condos, hotels, dormitories, and assisted living facilities.

    10 Steps for Building a Home with Insulated Concrete Form Blocks An ICF home, like one built with Fox Blocks, pro­vides many of the essen­tial fea­tures that today’s home­own­er is look­ing for: excel­lent indoor envi­ron­men­tal qual­i­ty (IEQ), ener­gy-effi­cien­cy, and dis­as­ter-resis­tance. Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction by Pieter A.; Feige, Stephen J.; Chammas, Paula; Lemay, Lionel A Vanderwerf ISBN ISBN Hardcover; Ny: Mcgraw-hill Professional, ; ISBN


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Pieter A. VanderWerf, Ph.D., is an expert on insulating concrete forms in construction who has been researching the subject since A columnist for Permanent Buildings and Foundations, a trade industry publication, he is the co-author of two other books on insulating concrete forms: Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and /5(8).

Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction Pieter A. VanderWerf, Stephen J. Feige, W. Keith Munsell, Paula Chammas, Lionel A. Lemay McGraw Hill Professional, - Technology & Engineering - pages.

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Insulating concrete forms for residential design and construction. New York: McGraw-Hill, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Pieter A VanderWerf.

The Concrete House: Building Solid, Safe & Efficient with Insulating Concrete Forms by Pieter A. VanderWerf Hardcover $ Only 1 left in stock - Cited by: 2. With your choice of three types of foam panels, three types of connectors, five core widths and a wide range of smart accessory products, the possibilities to create with Logix Insulated Concrete Forms are endless.

Our five Logix ICF product lines are also fast and easy to install and deliver handsome profits to the construction team. Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) Walls Analysis and Design Insulating concrete form or insulated concrete form (ICF) is a system of formwork for reinforced concrete usually made with a rigid thermal insulation that stays in place as a permanent interior and exterior substrate for walls, floors, and roofs.

Insulated concrete forms are included in the NBCC for buildings that are no greater than m^2. Max floor-to-floor height of 3m for above-grade walls. The building is limited to not more than 2 stories in building height (not including basement wall).

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Demonstrate the economic benefits of building multifamily projects with ICFs. Recognize the energy efficiency characteristics of ICF for multifamily construction.

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INSULATING CONCRETE FORMS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION Prepared for The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Policy Development and Research Washington, DC Portland Cement Association Skokie, IL by NAHB Research Center, Inc.

Upper Marlboro, MD HUD Contract HCA November. Insulating Concrete Forms for Residential Design and Construction by VanderWerf, Feige, Chammas & Lemay This book is published by the Portland Cement Assocaition (PCA). You can call them for pricing information at Insulating concrete form or insulated concrete form (ICF) is a system of formwork for reinforced concrete usually made with a rigid thermal insulation that stays in place as a permanent interior and exterior substrate for walls, floors, and roofs.

The forms are interlocking modular units that are dry-stacked (without mortar) and filled with units lock together somewhat like Lego.Look inside for: * The business and technical facts you need to make pro or con decisions about ICFs * Construction process details, including plumbing and; Supported by the Insulating Concrete Form Association Insulating Concrete Forms Construction - Table of Contents.