Stay-in-Place Insulating Concrete Forms

New Green Building Products — January 2009

Posted on April 27,2015 by user-756436 in Green Building News

LAS VEGAS, NV — Wandering the trade show floor at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas today, I stumbled upon several intriguing new products. Here are four of them.

Serious Energy windows

Serious Energy, a window manufacturer that recently acquired Alpen Windows, has made several improvements to Alpen’s line of windows with pultruded fiberglass frames. Windows from Serious Energy (formerly known as Serious Materials) are available with Heat Mirror glazing from Southwall Technologies.

Green Basics Basements

Build foundation walls with insulated concrete forms

Posted on April 27,2015 by Peterbilt in Kitchen or bath addition

**Structure and insulation in a single package** Unlike traditional concrete forms, which are removed after the concrete has cured, insulated concrete forms (ICFs) remain in place, providing foundation insulation. ICFs are hollow blocks made from rigid foam insulation or recycled wood fibers. Voids are filled with steel reinforcing bar and concrete.

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