SCIP, SIP, CMU, ICF?
I am building a house in a hurricane/northeaster prone area of Virginia, and in an area that has potential for flooding to boot.
Keeping in mind that i dont have an unlimited budget, what do you think would be the best long-term, flood resistant, hurricane resistant home?
I love the idea of SCIP, but im not sure i can find skilled shotcrete people and the cost looks prhibitive
I like SIP, but i worry about flooding and hurricane resistance.
Im leaning towards ICF, but thinking it may be cheaper (and maybe “just as good”) to just to build CMU with foamboard
The house will be a three story box, approximately 28′ wide x 60-75′ long. Ideally with a roof deck.
I would appreciate your thoughts!
Chris in Virginia Beach, VA
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