Category: Advantage ICF

What Sets Us Apart: Building with The Advantage ICF system

Insulating concrete forms are not a new concept for the building industry. However, there are some features that set each manufacturer apart from one another. Besides our dedication to Quality, Service & Expertise, we have 4 key features that set the product apart from… Continue Reading “What Sets Us Apart: Building with The Advantage ICF system”

Advantage ICF System for Below and Above-Grade Walls

The energy-efficiency of any building product is important when constructing a home or commercial building. Regardless of what product you select, it will have to perform to a standard of expectation that saves money when heating and cooling the space. At Plasti-Fab, we have… Continue Reading “Advantage ICF System for Below and Above-Grade Walls”

Experience the Strength & Security of the Advantage ICF System

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… Continue Reading “Experience the Strength & Security of the Advantage ICF System”

7 Reasons Why Building with the Advantage ICF System Is the Way To Go

Any builder knows setting up concrete forms for a residential basement application can be a tedious and time consuming process. Not only that, once the foundation walls have been poured, you have to go back and take all those forms off the poured wall.… Continue Reading “7 Reasons Why Building with the Advantage ICF System Is the Way To Go”

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… Continue Reading “Plasti-Fab® Commercial Construction Series – Above Grade Wall Solutions”

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

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… Continue Reading “2019 Plasti-Fab Year in Review”

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… Continue Reading “Building your above grade walls using Advantage Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF’s)”

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… Continue Reading “The Advantage ICF System helps a Calgary Hotel meet Construction & Performance Goals”

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… Continue Reading “Bracing & Scaffolding for Residential & Commercial ICF Projects”