Category: Advantage ICF

Plasti-Fab® Commercial Construction Series – Above Grade Wall Solutions

Last week we covered what an energy efficient commercial building looks like below grade. Now we are continuing with our build as we move to the types of products and construction methods for the above grade walls. Our goal with this building is to…

Plasti-Fab: Putting the “Better” in Building Ideas….

Architects, builders and consumers alike consider the quality of building materials that help make their home or building comfortable. Questions like, “What keeps my heat in?” “Why does it cost so much to heat this space?” and other similar topics bring to light the…

2019 Plasti-Fab Year in Review

We are at the tail end of 2019 and what a year it has been! If you have been following along with us, you know that we started the year covering the installation of our products in cold weather, and moved on month by…

Building your above grade walls using Advantage Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF’s)

As we begin to move into cooler weather, our thoughts turn to the heating season and ways to save on our energy expenses. At Plasti-Fab, we have a variety of different solutions for your insulation needs, but this week we will look to one of…

The Advantage ICF System helps a Calgary Hotel meet Construction & Performance Goals

“This flagship hotel complex is about one kilometer from the south runway of Calgary’s international airport. It had to be built during the winter months. It had to have a high sound transmission rating, energy efficiency, and be everlasting and durable to preserve asset…

Bracing & Scaffolding for Residential & Commercial ICF Projects

What Types of bracing/scaffolding are available for my ICF project? Whether you are building a home on a crawl space, or a large commercial project with multi-stories, scaffolding and bracing is required for your ICF project. First of all what are bracing/scaffolding systems and…

Advantage ICF home stands up to hurricane weather in South Carolina

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA As hurricanes are becoming more of a regular expectation along the southern coastline, homes are being built to withstand these forces of nature.  This southern Carolina homeowner turned to the Advantage ICF System to provide…