Growing ICF Awareness
Anybody that knows ICF has said or heard the same thing. “What a great way to build-why don’t we see it going up everywhere?”
WOC 2011 - Great Kick Off
Traveling back to my home/office in Atlanta from the recent World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas, I was able to reflect on some of our company’s recent achievements. The recent World of Concrete show gave our company a platform or perfect opportunity to…
Glen's Contractor Tip Corner: Short Jogs
I had a call this week from a contractor who wanted to know if there was an easy way to build a two foot jog into a wall. This brought back flashbacks of when I used to attempt to interlock corners thinking the strength of the interlock was going to hold things together during concrete placement.
Truss wire – Do we need it?
I was a believer in using truss wire when installing other ICF’s but now that I’m using the Fox Blocks ICF I have been convinced by contractors that it is not necessary.
Social Media, Inbox?
As I try to break into…..or attempt to utilize or at least sign up…….on some of the new social media or mediums that continue to grow in popularity, I realize that I must be old! Very, very old! I thought that my colleague out west “Mr. Sizzle” was about my age, but he is definitely young when it comes to all of these technologies!
Insulated Concrete Form manufacturer of Fox Blocks is exhibiting at AIA National Convention: New Orleans: May 12-14
Fox Blocks is exhibiting at the AIA National Convention being held here in New Orleans now through May 14th.
Industry Standard ICF’s: Feedback from Contractors
January through April is when we plant our seeds for the year by displaying our product for the market in trade shows. I’ve participated in these trade shows for 17 years now in the ICF industry and it has always been the same old thing, but this year was notably different.
Build to Resist Tornadoes: Storm Safe ICF Structures
Research by Texas Tech Wind Science and Engineering Research Center has demonstrated that ICF walls better protect occupants of houses from windblown debris, than frame walls. Being hit by windblown debris is the most common cause of injury during tornadoes.