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Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)

Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) are used in residential and commercial construction as a cost-effective building system when strength, comfort and energy efficiency are required by the building owner, designer and builder.

EPS (expanded polystyrene insulation) is used for all types of construction and has a 35-year history of proven performance.

ACH Foam Technologies offers three types of ICFs:

  1. Shape Molded Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)
  2. Horizontal Block Molded Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)
  3. Vertical Block Molded Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs): TF System ICFs

Shape-Molded ICFs

Sizes: 16”x48” or Similar
2” Thickness – Typical Size
Ties and Foam are a Single Unit

Vertical Block Molded ICFs: TF System ICFs

Sizes: 1’x8’ or Similar
2” Thickness – Typical Size
Assembly On-Site Using 4-Part Ladder System for Less Bracing

Horizontal Block-Molded ICFs

Sizes: 1’x8’ or Similar
2” Thickness – Typical Size
Assembly On-Site Using Diamond Shaped Ties

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs)

Energy-Efficient: Walls that provide an energy-efficient (R-25 up to R-40) thermal barrier with a thermal-mass benefit that results in reduced heating costs and reduced cooling costs.

Cost-Effective: Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) construction is competitive with other building methods, including ICF block systems, concrete block (CMU), tilt-up concrete, SIP construction, stick-framed construction and conventional concrete forms.

Environmentally Friendly: Forms incorporate recycled materials, reduce the strain on our forests and reduce our energy requirements through efficiency.

Indoor Air Quality: Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) buildings maintain a superior air quality and level of comfort.

Soundproof: The density of concrete combine with the insulating properties of EPS result in extremely quiet and comfortable structures.

Benefits of Concrete Construction

Strong: Concrete has been the most widely used building material for centuries, and many ancient concrete buildings are still standing today.

Long Lasting: Quality structures save money and resources and are an investment in our future.

Fire Proof:
Concrete buildings are less vulnerable to total loss from fire.

Tornado Proof: Reinforced concrete walls can be designed to withstand 200 mph. winds.

Hurricane Proof: Properly designed and built concrete structures have been proven time and again to withstand hurricane forces.
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