Achieve a Net Zero Office Building With These Architectural Tips
Archi­tects can achieve an NZE office build­ing with inno­v­a­tive mate­ri­als and meth­ods. Please read on for ten archi­tec­tur­al tips for design­ing an NZE office build­ing.
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The Rising Trend of ICF Construction in California
To keep up with Cal­i­for­ni­a’s strict ener­gy stan­dards, many builders and archi­tects are turn­ing to ICF con­struc­tion.
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ICF Construction Protects Homes and Families from Tornados
8 Energy Star Requirements for New Homes and How to Meet Them
8 Energy Star Requirements for New Homes and How to Meet Them
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5 Tips for Choosing the Best ICF Block Systems
Building Beyond Code with ICF
While it may seem that hav­ing to com­ply with con­stant­ly-evolv­ing build­ing codes is just part of doing busi­ness in a mod­ern soci­ety, that’s not real­ly true.
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6 Methods for a More Sustainable Construction Industry
Sus­tain­abil­i­ty is rapid­ly gain­ing momen­tum on a glob­al scale. But meet­ing mod­ern sus­tain­abil­i­ty require­ments presents a chal­lenge to con­struc­tion com­pa­nies and build­ing own­ers alike.
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Factors That Impact Cost When Building a Commercial Retail Building
Con­struct­ing a com­mer­cial retail build­ing is a sig­nif­i­cant invest­ment that comes with its own set of com­plex­i­ties. Var­ied fac­tors can impact the over­all cost of build­ing a retail build­ing, each con­tribut­ing to the final price tag.
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5 Construction Industry Trends in 2019
In 2019, con­struc­tion indus­try trends wel­come advance­ments in build­ing meth­ods and mate­ri­als; how­ev­er, the indus­try still strug­gles with ongo­ing labor short­ages.
Vertical vs horizontal ICF
Vertical vs. Horizontal ICF: Pros and Cons
Both ver­ti­cal and hor­i­zon­tal ICFs con­struc­tion cre­ate mois­ture- and dis­as­ter-resis­tant walls with excel­lent R‑values. But which is the bet­ter ICF wall?