Tag: Advantage ICF Block

The luxury soundproofing an airport hotel – and its guests -need

Lakeview Signature Inn, Calgary, Alberta When developers were building the Lakeview Signature Inn (formerly the Marriot Residence Inn) in the early 2000s, they wanted a forming system that offered three key benefits: First, energy efficiency to minimize the impact of the hot and cold…

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….

7 Reasons Why Building with Advantage ICFs Is the Way To Go

Any builder who has ever set up concrete forms one by one knows how tedious and time consuming the process can be. Not only that, once you have poured your walls, you have to go back and take all those forms off the poured…

Products of PFB – A look inside the World of Molecules to Mansions

For our last blog of the 3-part series, we are going to talk about the products of PFB Corporation. So how does one company go from supplying molecules all the way up to mansions? With a vertically integrated supply chain, beginning with EPS resin and…

The “How” and the “Why” of using Rebar in Advantage ICF Walls

Frequently, I get asked what do I need for Rebar in my ICF walls?  What sizes and how often? Compared to conventional foundation walls, ICF’s require more rebar.  However you can have a  6”  thick concrete wall with ICF opposed to an 8” conventional…

What does the Advantage ICF system have to offer – Products by Plasti-Fab

In a recent launch of the new web site http://www.AdvantageICF.com, a new section of the web site was developed to help you get a better sense of our ICF block product line.If you don’t have time to browse the section one click at a…

How to do Step Footings Using Advantage ICFs

Step Footings Using the Advantage ICF System Written By Guest Writer Wade McClelland Footings are the base on which you erect the foundation walls of your building.  The footings ensure the load from the walls are spread evenly to the soil below. A level…