Anyone use Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer GFRP rebar in ICF or poured concrete walls?
I'm intrigued with the possibility of using Glass rebar instead of steel. Largely because I don't want to be surrounded by a large metal cage that could be doing various unhealthy things to us from an EMF (electro-magnetic frequencies) perspective. Also because I don't want corroding steel in my walls.
However, I can't get my head around the EMF implications. Do I actually WANT a metal cage around me - like a Faraday cage? Does it protect us from EMF's? Or does it make them a bigger problem?
Any EMF experts out there?
There's a company called Shoeck that talks about their GRFP product called "ComBAR" and how it's better for a healthy home. http://www.schoeck.ca/en_ca/solutions/gfrp-reinforcement-187
It's several times more expensive than steel. And I don't want to make a bad decision.
Posted Tue, 08/20/2013 - 15:16
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